College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science


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    FSOS graduate students present research on national, international stage

    Spring semester at the U finds graduate students in the Family Social Science doctoral program presenting their research at national and international conferences – a key component of the doctoral program that helps students showcase their accomplishments and network with scholars and future collaborators. “Faculty advisors work closely with their advisees to prepare them for […]

    FSOS graduate student awarded fellowship

    Zamzam Dini, FSoS doctoral student in the Couple and Family Therapy specialization, has been awarded The Family Process Institute’s New Writers Fellowship. In September, she will join fellows in Evanston, Illinois, to participate in a two-day workshop focused on scholarly writing for Family Process and other family therapy journals. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants […]

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    Research on transgender youth, Somali-American emerging adults to be published

    Quin Morrow, FSOS doctoral candidate and Jenifer McGuire, FSoS professor and extension specialist, have co-authored the paper, “A qualitative inquiry of associations between family environment and suicidality for transgender youth experiencing homelessness,” that will be published in the Journal of Adolescent Research. Roun Said, FSOS doctoral candidate, and Tabitha Grier-Reed, CEHD associate dean for graduate education and faculty […]

    FSOS graduate students’ research to be published

    Malina Her, FSOS doctoral candidate and Cahya Yunizar, FSOS graduate student, have collaborated with Zha Blong Xiong, FSOS associate professor, to co-author a paper exploring Hmong families. Their paper, “Parental involvement with children’s schooling: Exploring the experiences of Hmong parents in charter schools,” twill be published in the School Community Journal.  In addition, Her is first author on […]

    Journal of Marital and Family Therapy honors FSOS professor

    Tai Mendenhall was a member of the writing team that authored “Couple and family interventions for high mortality health conditions: A strategic review (2010-2019)” that has been recognized as the most cited article for 2021-22 in the Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 48, 307-345. 

    Mendenhall research attracts attention

    Tai Mendenhall’s 2021 paper, “We are in this together: Maintaining our health care teams’ wellness during challenging times,” came in at #38 of the top 100 most downloaded articles from the journal, Families, Systems, & Health in 2022. He is also associate editor of the journal.

    FSOS associate professor honored

    Colorado State University’s College of Health and Human Sciences has honored Lindsey Weiler, associate professor in Family Social Science, with the 2022-2023 CHHS Outstanding Alumna award. The award recognizes alumni who represent the mission of the College through dedication and excellence. Weiler received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Concordia University, St. Paul, and both […]

    FSOS faculty, grad student address national conference

    Lindsey Weiler, Family Social Science associate professor, and Lila Khan, FSOS graduate student, presented “Supporting Autistic Youth and Adults in Mentoring Relationships” at the National Mentoring Summit in Washington D.C. in January. They were joined by members of Weiler’s Autism Mentoring Program (AMP) team.

    FSoS professor honored twice during national conference

    Chalandra Bryant, professor and Pauline Boss Faculty Fellow in Ambiguous Loss in the Department of Family Social Science, was honored with two awards during the National Conference on Family Relations’ Annual Conference in Minneapolis. Bryant was presented with the Felix Berardo Mentoring Award and the Inclusion and Diversity Committee’s 2022 Social Justice Award. Committees of […]

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    FSoS professor honored

    The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has conferred its prestigious fellow status on Jodi B. Dworkin, professor and extension specialist in the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota. She was honored at the opening plenary of the NCFR annual conference in Minneapolis. Dr. Dworkin has made exceptional contributions to Family Science […]