College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science

Mental health and/or substance use

Understanding mental well-being and its impact on human development and relationships, and the effects of drug abuse, dependency, addiction, and recovery on individuals, families, and systems.

Timothy Piehler Timothy Piehler

Advising statement My program of research is focused on developing and evaluating preventive interventions in the areas of youth mental health and substance use.

Timothy Piehler

Xiaoran Sun Xiaoran Sun

Advising statement As a developmental and family psychologist, I conduct research on the interplay between family systems processes and well-being across adolescence and young adulthood, situated in the larger socio-ecological context--including the…

Xiaoran Sun

Lindsey Weiler Lindsey Weiler

  • Associate Professor and Department Honors Faculty Representative
  • she/her/hers
  • 612-301-9345

Advising statement Dr. Weiler's research focuses on developing and testing interventions for children and families. The goal of this research is to identify effective strategies for fostering positive child development and healthy family functioning.

Lindsey Weiler
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