College of Education and Human Development

Family Social Science

Technology and families

Explores the interplay between digital technology (e.g., smartphones, social media, Internet) and family dynamics and its impacts on family relationships, youth development, and family members' well-being.

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.


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
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