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Faculty and students at the College of Human Ecology conduct research to improve nutrition and health, advance design and technology, promote development and the life course, and secure economic and social well-being for individuals, families, and communities.

Research links together the academic efforts of our college. Research informs our teaching and our outreach, it exposes us to innovative methods for dealing with the problems faced by individuals and families, and it positions us to address change and to contribute to innovation. The College of Human Ecology has a long history of creating and embracing change. We seek to continue that tradition.

Use the links at left to explore the scholarship in our departments, centers, and institutes.

Guidelines for Academic Promotions and Tenure

Tenure Guidelines and Checklist

Full Professor Guidelines and Checklist

Newly Hired Associate or Full Professor Guidelines and Checklist

The current issue of Human Ecology, which reports on research, outreach, and instruction in the college, is available online.


Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research expands, strengthens, and speeds the connections between research, policy, and practice to enhance human development and well-being.