UCONN Class of 2023 FSB front lawn
HDFS Graduate Program
HDFS Undergraduate Program
News from the Dept Head
HDFS Faculty

Luckey Lecture Series

Luckey Family Studies Lecture2022- Pianta presentation Watch the recorded presentation

HDFS Events Calendar

  1. InCHIP Lecture: Sasha Zhou, Ph.D., Wayne State University InCHIP Lecture: Sasha Zhou, Ph.D., Wayne State University12:30pm 10/13
  2. Webinar: Communication About Body Weight: Implications For Health Communication And Media Webinar: Communication About Body Weight: Implications For Health Communication And Media12:00pm 10/17
  3. InCHIP Lecture: Amruta Nori-Sarma, PhD, Boston University School Of Public Health InCHIP Lecture: Amruta Nori-Sarma, PhD, Boston University School Of Public Health12:30pm 10/27
All Events »

HDFS 2022 Grad CohortWelcome HDFS 2022 Grad Cohort!


2021-2022 Award Recipients

Congratulations to all of the UConn HDFS award winners this year!

HDFS Faculty Awards:

HDFS Graduate Student Awards:

HDFS Undergraduate Student Awards:

  • Outstanding Undergraduate Involvement in HDFS Research: SOPHIA LINDSAY
  • Outstanding Senior in HDFS Award: SOPHIA LINDSAY

HDFS Class of 2022 PhD graduates:

  • QIANXIA JIANG
  • SAMANTHA LAWRENCE

(see all Master of Arts & PhD graduates)


HDFS Faculty Retirements:


External Awards:

  • NA ZHANG: 2021 Barbara Thompson Award for Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families
  • REBECCA PUHL: one of six faculty at UConn named on the World’s Highly Cited Research List.
  • LAURA DONORFIO: 2022 Clark Tibbitts Award
  • MARLENE SCHWARTZ: Community-engaged Health Research Excellence Award from InCHIP
  • ALAINA BRENICK: AAUP Excellence in Service Award.
  • CYNTHIA VAN FLEET: CETL Award for Outstanding Adjunct
  • TRACY WALTERS: CETL Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award
  • LISA EATON: CLAS 2022 Strategic Goal Award for Innovative Scholarship
  • SYDNEY KLEIN: Student Athlete Success Program (SASP) 2022 Recognition of Excellence Award