Research and Theory Section

The Research and Theory (RT) Section facilitates research and theory activities in all content areas related to marriage and the family. Two awards are sponsored: Ernest Burgess Award recognizing a distinguished career in family research and theory, and the Reuben Hill Award for the outstanding research article in a family journal.

Section Officers

  • Isaac Washburn, Chair (2023-2025)
  • Ashley Ermer, Chair-Elect (2023-2025)
  • Todd Jensen, Secretary/Treasurer (2023-2025)
  • Stephanie Cooke, Students & New Professionals Representative (2023-2025)
  • Nathaniel Stekler, Communications Specialist (2023-2025)
  • Beth Russell, Past Chair (2023-2025)
  • Todd F. Martin, CFLE, Reuben Hill Award Chair