Marriage Strengthening Research & Dissemination Center

The Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center (MAST Center) conducts research on marriage and romantic relationships in the U.S. and healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programs designed to strengthen these relationships.

The MAST Center is made up of a team of national experts in marriage and relationship research and practice, led by Child Trends in partnership with the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University. The MAST Center was originally established in partnership with NCFMR and Public Strategies in 2018 by a five-year cooperative agreement from the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation within the Administration for Children and Families in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Co-PIs: Susan L. Brown, Wendy D. Manning, and Karen Benjamin Guzzo

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