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

  • Amy Rauer, Chair (2021)
  • Beth Russell, CFLE, Chair-elect (2021)
  • Spencer Olmstead, CFLE, Secretary/Treasurer (2021)
  • Jillian Caldwell, Students & New Professionals Representative (2021)
  • Kayley Davis McMahan, Communications Specialist (2021)
  • Kari Adamsons, Past Chair (2021)
  • Todd F. Martin, CFLE, Reuben Hill Award Chair (2020)