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HDFS faculty approach the study of family system functioning across different family structures and subsystems; and the processes that underlie the health and well-being of the family and the individuals within it. Faculty study parent-child relationships, couple relationships, sibling relationships, and family-level relationships and employ cutting-edge design and methods to through the use of long-term longitudinal (macro time) and intensive longitudinal (e.g., ecological momentary assessment) data to advance understanding of how families function and shape the lives of those involved.

HDFS faculty who study Family Systems and Processes include:

Sunhye (Sunny) Bai

Mayra Bamaca-Colbert

Sy-Miin Chow

Christian Connell

Daniel Max Crowley

Gregory M. Fosco

Steffany J. Fredman

Susan M. McHale

Nilam Ram

Douglas M. Teti

Samantha Tornello