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School of Family Studies and Human Services

2016 FSHS Faculty and Staff

Welcome to the Family!

The School of Family Studies and Human Services is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for individuals and families. Through interdisciplinary research, teaching and engagement, our nationally prominent faculty produce developmentally informed practitioners, researchers and educators, conducting cutting-edge research that serves Kansans.

You can find us in four buildings on the Manhattan campus, at Kansas State Polytechnic and through Global Campus. Our faculty, staff and supervised student specialists provide direct services and outreach to enhance the health and well-being of individuals and families through K-State Research and Extension, Hoeflin Stone House Early Childhood Center, the Speech and Hearing Center, the Family Center, the Institute for the Health and Security of Military Families, a financial planning clinic and a community mediation services program.

We offer exciting programs via traditional and distance education formats that address human needs through a holistic approach. Come for a campus visit. Stay for an undergraduate or graduate degree. Earn a graduate certificate to enhance your skills.

We welcome you to our family - the School of Family Studies and Human Services.

Dorothy B. Durband, Ph.D.
Professor and School Director
dottie@k-state.edu

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Participants needed for infant research study including play session, infant eye tracking
Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

By Erin Schwant The Infant Language and Learning Lab in the early childhood unit of the School of Family Studies and Human Services seeks participants who are between 19 to 23 weeks — or between 5-6 months — of age, weighed between 5-10 pounds at birth and were born between 37-41 weeks gestation. The purpose […]

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Painting Churches: a play about aging and family relationships
Thursday, December 8th, 2016

It’s a play about family, relationships, identity and dementia. In Painting Churches, written by Tina Howe, a daughter returns to her childhood home to help her parents pack up and move, while hoping they will come to see her as the artist she has become. The cast is a dynamic trio, including Mary Elizabeth Atwood, […]

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