The Center for Research on Families


Dr. Perry-Jenkins, the director of CRF, regularly travels to events and conferences around the nation. The growing reliance on robust public engagement strategies to disseminate findings and frame policy narratives through applied research represents a paradigm shift in academic circles.

The Center for Research on Families (CRF) at the University of Massachusetts is pleased to announce the 2015-2016 Family Research Scholars.  Six faculty members were selected to participate in the 13th cohort of the Family Research Scholars Program on the basis of their promising work in family-related research.  The new Scholars include (clockwise in image): Linda Isbell, Rick Pilsner, Paula Pietromonaco, Sylvia Brandt, Lindiwe Sibeko, and Laura Vandenberg. 

Dr. Marsha Pruett (FRS '14-15) is an international figure in a growing movement to transform family judicial processes from the legal system to practical, group-oriented services. Learn more about her groundbreaking social work and psychological research.

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