Research Areas

Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Working Group

The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study is a joint effort by the Columbia Population Research Center at Columbia University, The National Center for Children and Families (NCCF) at Teachers College, and by Princeton University’s Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) and Center for Health and Wellbeing.

The Principal Investigators of the Fragile Families Study are Sara McLanahan at Princeton University and Irwin Garfinkel at Columbia University. The Co-Investigators are Jeanne Brooks-Gunn at Teachers College, Ronald Mincy at Columbia University, and Jane Waldfogel at Columbia University.

The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Working Group meets bi-monthly via videoconference link between Princeton and Columbia. To be added to the Fragile Families listserv please contact cprc@columbia.edu.