Shawn Whiteman recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study how pandemic-induced challenges for families might impact adolescent development, especially with regard to substance use.
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The Department of Human Development and Family Studies houses a diverse collection of scholars with content expertise in family interactions and human development in a variety of settings. This interdisciplinary approach to the study of human interactions provides excellent training at both the undergraduate and graduate levels of education.
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The bachelor's degree in Human Development and Family Studies is offered on-campus and online.