Two Members Receive NCFR's Prestigious Fellow Status for 2021

Dworkin and Lohman

SAINT PAUL — The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has awarded the organization’s prestigious Fellow status to two members for 2021.

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 2021 class of NCFR Fellows are:

  • Jodi B. Dworkin, Ph.D., professor and extension specialist in the Department of Family Social Science at the University of Minnesota.

  • Brenda Lohman, Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Science at the University of Missouri.

NCFR Fellows are nominated by their peers and are selected by the NCFR Fellows Committee. Drs. Dworkin and Lohman will be recognized as a new fellows at the 2022 NCFR Annual Conference, Nov. 16-19 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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