Section Editors

Section Board for 'Family Studies' (7)

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Dr. Kara Fletcher
Faculty of Social Work, University of Regina, Saskatoon, SK S7N 3R3, Canada
Interests: mental wellness; substance use and misuse; medical assistance in dying and human rights; couple and family therapy
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Prof. Dr. Caroline McGregor
Director of Social Work, School of Political Science and Sociology and Senior Researcher, UNESCO Child and Family Research Centre, National University of Ireland Galway , University Road, Galway, Republic of Ireland, H91, TK33.
Interests: child protection; welfare; and family support; practice research in social work; history of social work; history of the present methodologies; social work education and practice; critical social work theory and practice.
Dr. Paula Sheppard
Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 4BH, UK
Interests: reproductive decision-making; fathers, grandparents, life history flexibility, family demography
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Prof. Dr. Gayle Kaufman
Department of Sociology, Davidson College, Davidson, NC 28035, USA
Interests: family; gender; marriage; fatherhood; work and family; parental leave; intergenerational relations
Prof. Dr. Loren D. Marks
School of Family Life, Brigham Young University, 2092C JFSB, Provo, UT 84604, USA
Interests: religion and families; strong African American families; qualitative research methods
Dr. Steven B. Sheldon
School of Education, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
Interests: education; families; school leadership; family and community engagement
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Prof. Dr. Leah C. Schmalzbauer
Department of Anthropology & Sociology, Department of American Studies, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, USA
Interests: immigrant families; undocumented migration; transnationalism; gender; youth and childhood; rural sociology
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