Four Members Receive NCFR’s Prestigious Fellow Status

Left to right: Chalandra Bryant, April Few-Demo, Abbie Goldberg, and Ani Yazedjian

SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA — The National Council on Family Relations’ (NCFR) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Fellow status to four members for 2022.

They join the elite ranks of NCFR members who have made outstanding and enduring contributions to Family Science in scholarship, teaching, outreach, and professional service, including service to NCFR.

Please click on each linked name below to read more about the awardee.

The members of the 2022 class of NCFR Fellows are:

  • Chalandra Bryant, Ph.D., CFLE, professor and director of research Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota.

  • April Few-Demo, Ph.D., professor and head of the Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Georgia.

  • Abbie Goldberg, Ph.D., the Jan and Larry Landry University Professor at Clark University.

  • Ani Yazedjian, Ph.D., provost and vice president for academic affairs at Illinois State University.

NCFR Fellows are nominated by their peers and are selected by the NCFR Fellows Committee.

Drs. Bryant, Few-Demo, Goldberg, and Yazedjian will be recognized as a new fellow at the 2023 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 8-11 in Orlando, Florida.

The National Council on Family Relations is the premier professional association for the multidisciplinary understanding of families. NCFR has a membership of nearly 3,000 family researchers, practitioners and educators. For more information on the National Council on Family Relations or its scholarly publications, contact NCFR at 1-888-781-9331 or visit its website at