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Susan L. Brown and Wendy D. Manning
Co-Directors Susan L. Brown and Wendy D. Manning specialize in research about the effects of family structure and processes on the health and well-being of children, adults, families, and communities. Drs. Brown and Manning are available to provide their expertise on a variety of topics such as cohabitation, marriage, divorce, child well-being, adolescent relationships, parenting across the life course, fertility, family change, and gender. 
Wendy D. Manning


  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Co-Director, National Center for Family & Marriage Research
  • Director, Center for Family and Demographic Research
  • Distinguished Professor of Sociology, Bowling Green State University
  • Dr. Howard E. and Penny Daum Aldrich Distinguished Professor
  • Dr. Manning is available to discuss the following topics:
    • Adolescent Relationships
    • Cohabitation
    • Marriage
    • Parenting Across the Life Course
Wendy Manning In the News
Collaborative Research in the News
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