The Center for Families (CFF) promotes the study of families from a cross-disciplinary, life course perspective by stimulating the work of faculty and students. CFF is able to do this is through generous gifts that support annual an faculty fellowship,
The Burkhart Award for Excellence in Research about Families is given to a researcher from Purdue University for outstanding research which serves to strengthen the capacity of families to provide a nurturing environment for their members. Published research from any
Providing community-based prevention education to address the opioid crisis that affects communities throughout Indiana is one of Purdue Extension’s top priorities. “We are dedicated to developing partnerships throughout the state to serve as a proactive, preventive and positive force in
New research by faculty in Purdue University’s College of Education will create a program that will train educators to better teach students with developmental disabilities, including autism.
As part of the 2018 Kanter Award process, the American Journal of Sociology is offering free access to the winning article until October 31, 2018. The interplay of work and family trajectories over the life course: Germany and the United
Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, CFF faculty partner, associate professor of Nursing, and Director, PhD in Nursing Program, has written a book that truly seeks to close the research practice gap in psychiatric nursing. Dr. Foli is the recipient of the
Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, professor of Human Development and Family Studies and director of the Center for Families (CFF) the Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) at Purdue University, has been named one of the Top 50 extraordinary contributors to the field
Congratulations, Silke Aisenbrey and Anette Fasang! Their American Journal of Sociology article, “The interplay of work and family trajectories over the life course: Germany and the United States in comparison,” was selected as the recipient of the 2018 Kanter Award.
“Family is the cornerstone of resiliency for these children, and the parent attachment is critical to the well-being of these children,” says Zoe E. Taylor, an assistant professor of human development and family studies. “We forget that teens need their parents, as