As a field and as a department, HDFS is committed to diversity. Many faculty and students conduct research on cultural diversity, on gender and power dynamics in families, and on other forms of diversity. Our courses are infused with content related to culture, ethnicity, and gender. Several journal articles describe our infusion model, and the department has been honored with awards for our innovations related to diversity.
The Department of Human Development and Family Studies is committed to enhancing diversity in all forms as described in the University Diversity Plan. Our goals specifically linked to diversity include:
To learn more about our diversity plan, click here.