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Linda Tropp (FRS 2009-10) Works with International Team to Determine Effective Means of Promoting Social Change

Linda Tropp (FRS 2009-10), professor of Social Psychology in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, worked alongside a team of 23 international researchers to examine what it takes for people to commit to taking action to promote social equality.

Alicia Timme-Laragy (FRS 2019-20) Presents to Task Force on the Presence of PFAS in Community Water Systems Statewide

An expert on developmental toxicology, Dr. Alicia Timme-Laragy has been working with state legislators on the potential health risks posed by PFAS chemicals through her work as a UMass Public Engagement Faculty Fellow through the Public Engagement Project (PEP) a program on campus with strong ties to CRF. 

Introducing the 2021-22 Graduate Grant Writing Program Cohort

The Center for Research on Families is pleased to announce the 2021-22 cohort of the Graduate Student Grant Writing Program. The students were selected to join this highly competitive program based on their promising work in family research. Dr. Rebecca Spencer, professor of psychological and brain sciences, will lead the 9-month program which supports students through the development of NIH, NSF, Ford Foundation, and similar pre-doctoral fellowship proposals.