Faculty within the School of Human Environmental Sciences actively engage in research focused on targeted issues related to the diversity of disciplines in human sciences. Graduate student research is emphasized through the master’s and doctoral degree programs. Graduate students frequently co-author peer-reviewed journal articles and present research at professional conferences. The success of graduate students in HES is evidenced through publications and awards received. In addition, every department provides opportunities for undergraduate students to be involved with research.
The Research Center for Families and Children provides coordination for collaborative research involving faculty and staff from multiple disciplines within the School. The Center also coordinates a monthly research seminar series and a graduate student research day.
The School of HES is home to four specific research labs. Learn more about each:
Additional information about research is available through each academic department:
- Department of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
- Department of Family Sciences
- Department of Retailing and Tourism Management