College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science


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Lynne Borden Lynne Borden

  • Professor and Associate Dean of Research and Engagement, UMN Extension
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  • 612-624-7707

Borden's research and discovery endeavors to better understand the relationships young people have in various contexts and how those relationships affect their overall development.


Jodi Dworkin Jodi Dworkin

My research and outreach focuses on promoting positive family development, parenting adolescents and college students, and the role of technology in these relationships.

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