The Center for Research on Families (CRF) is an interdisciplinary research center at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. The following articles appeared on the Center’s website and/or annual report.

Faculty Scholar Spotlight: Daniel Anderson


In a new paper, Daniel Anderson, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, reports that parents’ media use has indirect effects on their children’s language development.

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Student Spotlight: Chantal Newkirk


With the support of an undergraduate research award from the Center for Research on Families, Chantal Newkirk examined how specific work-family policies and gendered cultural differences shape women’s employment decisions.

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