Welcome to the Department of Family Social Science
The Department of Family Social Science provides outstanding undergraduate, master's, and doctoral level education dealing with all aspects of family life in the U.S. and around the world, with the full range of factors affecting families, with family therapy, and family education.
In national rankings the department is considered the premier family department in America. Departmental faculty are leaders in family research, family theory, family therapy, family education, and consultation on family issues.
Our mission is to enhance the well-being of diverse families in a changing world through teaching, research and outreach.
Family Social Science is an international leader in:
- Undergraduate, graduate, and extension education
- Discovery and application of new knowledge
- Innovative engagement with communities
- April 21
Spring Assembly & Recognition Ceremony
- April 28
Ambiguous Loss and Approaches for Working with Families of the Missing
- April 30
Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Thailand Presentation
- May 5
FSoS Undergraduate Showcase
- May 14
Colloquium: Families in Transition workgroup
- A Conversation about Ambiguous Loss Research
- Visiting Fulbright Scholar from Thailand to present research on Thai adults’ attitudes toward therapy
- Susan Walker presents at the University of Iceland’s School of Education
- ‘Conscious uncoupling’ or calling it quits? Family Social Science professor Bill Doherty comments.
- FSoS graduate students receive prestigious recognition at SRA biennial meeting