2016-17 Family Impact Institute Advisory Council Members

Patricia Boling, PhD,                                             Associate Professor of Political Science Undergraduate Chair, Purdue University

Congressman Andre Carson                             Indiana U.S. Representative, District 7

Mary Fairchild                                                           Senior Fellow, State Services Division, National Conference of State Legislature

Jason Henderson, PhD                                       Associate Dean and Director of Purdue Extension, Purdue University

Representative Michael Karickhoff                Indiana House of Representatives, House District 30

Marifran Mattson, PhD                                       Professor and Head of School, Brian Lamb School of Communication, Purdue University                                                                                                                                              

Kristin A. Moore                                                    Senior Scholar, Program Area Co-Director, Youth Development, Child Trends

Theodora Ooms                                                      Senior Consultant, National Healthy Marriage resource Center and Public Strategies,  Former Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Law and Social                                                                                                  Policy, Former Executive Director, Family Impact Seminars

Rhonda Phillips, Ph.D                                          Dean of Honors College, Purdue University

Ronald J. Stephens, PhD                                     Director, African American Studies, Purdue University


Doran French, PhD                                                Head of Department of Human Development and Family Studies, Purdue University

Christine Ladisch, PhD                                         Dean of College of Health and Human Sciences Purdue University

Angela Abbott                                                           Director for Extension in the College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University