Professor of Family and Child Sciences
Cui is an expert on family relationships, parenting, adolescent and young adult development and research methodology. She was a Fulbright Scholar in the fall of 2017 in Finland.
Assistant Professor of Family and Child Sciences
Gonzales-Backen is an expert on cultural processes among Latino youth and families. Specifically, her expertise focuses on how cultural strengths, like ethnic identity, and stressors, such as discrimination, are associated with adolescent psychological well-being.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Associate Teaching Professor
Harris’ primary research interests include inequities in the psycho-social and health status among ethnically diverse families across the life course with a particular focus in mid-life and older populations. He studies family stress, violence, mental health, substance abuse and disease prevention within the context of the family and the community.