African American Marriage and Family Stability Grantees

aahmiThe NCFMR, in consultation with the African American Healthy Marriage Initiative (AAHMI) at the Administration for Children and Families within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), funded four proposals to support innovative research that contributes to theoretical, conceptual, methodological, or empirical developments about African American marriage and families. Grantees submitted working papers for inclusion in our Working Paper Series


Marital Attitudes, Commitment, and Expectations: Religion and Marriage among Working-Age African Americans
  • Amy M. Burdette, PI, and Stacy Hoskins Haynes, Co-I, Department of Sociology, Mississippi State University

Multi-partnered Fertility and the Criminal Justice System
  • Eirik Evenhouse, PI, and Siobhan Reilly, Co-I, Department of Economics, Mills College
Pathways to Marriage among African American Men
  • Tera R. Hurt, PI, Center for Family Research West, University of Georgia
    • WP-10-12
      • Published in Personal Relationships.
        • Hurt, Tera R., Shears, Jeffrey K., Oconnor, Margaret C. & Hodge, Sharon, B. (2017). "Married Black men's observation of fathers' teachings about husbandhood." Personal Relationships, 2017; doi: 10.1111/pere.12171
      • Published in Marriage & Family Review.
        • Hurt, Terra. R. (2014). "Black men and the decision to marry." Marriage & Family Review, 50(6), 447-479; doi: 10.1080/01494929.2014.905816
      • Published in Personal Relationships.
        • Hurt, Terra. R., McElroy, S. E., Sheats, K. J., Landor, A., & Bryant, C. M. (2013). "Married Black men's opinions as to why Black women are disproportionately single." Personal Relationships, 21(1), 88-109;
          doi: 10.1111/pere.12019
      • Published in Journal of Family Issues.
        • Hurt, T. R. (2013). "Toward a deeper understanding of the meaning of marriage among Black men." Journal of Family Issues, 34(7), 859-884; doi: 10.1177/0192513X12451737

African American Men and Marriage: The influence of Attitudes and Life Events
  • Armon Perry, PI, Kent School of Social Work, University of Louisville
Grant Awardees