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Meet the Members and Collaborators of the Marriage and Family Studies Lab

 Matthew D. Johnson, Ph.D.

Matthew Johnson  Professor of Psychology
  Area: Clinical Psychology

  College: University of Denver
  Graduate School: University of California, Los Angeles
  Internship: Veteran Affairs Medical Center, Long Beach, California


Grad Students:

  • Davis Brigman studies the role of relationship status (married vs. cohabiting) and satisfaction on health and well-being. He is also a Lieutenant in the United States Air Force. 
  • Hayley Fivecoat studies the ways in which social support may be used most effectively by couples. She has examined the contextual aspects as well as the role of the endocrine system  of this association. 
  • Tarah Midy studies the stress experienced by and social support received by interracial and inter-ethnic couples. She is especially interested in low-income couples with children.


Undergrad Students:

  • Leslie Apacible
  • Melissa Blankstein
  • Ginger Cates
  • Patrick DiFlorio
  • Eileen Duran
  • Nicholas Finnessey
  • Adrianna Gatt
  • Geancarlo Jordan
  • Raneem Kurzum
  • Christopher McKiever
  • Marissa Moss
  • Shelby Rakusin
  • Sophie Rodenbush
  • Emma Ryan
  • Emily Stranger
  • Jacklyn Sullivan




Last Updated: 9/28/15