Administration - Contact Us


PLEASE NOTE: Department administration are currently following the university’s guidelines regarding COVID-19 and working remotely whenever possible. During this time, the best way to contact us is via email.

Academic Advisor

Kristin Van Ness
Kristin Van Ness
FSB 123 A
860.486.8740
kristin.van_ness@uconn.edu

For questions about the HDFS major, HDFS minor, Gerontology minor, plans of study, undergraduate courses, or general undergraduate concerns


Educational Program Administrator

Carla Gomez
Carla Gomez
FSB 106
860.486.4049
carla.gomez@uconn.edu 

For questions about admission procedures for the HDFS graduate program


Associate Dept Head for Undergraduate Studies

Beth Russell

 

Beth Russell, PhD

beth.russell@uconn.edu

For general questions about the undergraduate program, including the honors program


Associate Dept Head for Graduate Studies

Preston Britner

 

Preston Britner, PhD

preston.britner@uconn.edu

For questions about the graduate program, including courses and areas of specialization


Department Head

Eva S. Lefkowitz

 

Eva Lefkowitz, PhD
eva.lefkowitz@uconn.edu 

For general questions about the HDFS department