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
- March 12
March Colloquium: Student Summer Research Showcase
- March 25
CEHD Research Day
- April 2
FSoS & Youth Studies Employer Recruitment Event
- April 4
Roundtable Event: Relay For Life
- April 9
April Colloquium: Student Summer Research Showcase
- Rosenblatt’s new book explores racism’s influence on African American families via novels
- Family and friends, not counselors or clergy, more likely to advise Americans on serious relationship issues
- FSoS Carrie Hanson publishes children’s book exploring emotions stemming from separated parents
- FSoS Steven Harris explains why ambivalence is common in relationships
- FSoS Kyle Zrenchik presents at Power in Diversity Leadership Conference