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Ben Karney

Benjamin Karney is a Professor of Social Psychology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and an adjunct behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation.  His research examines interpersonal relationships, especially marriage, and focuses on how relationship processes and interactions are facilitated or constrained by the contexts in which they take place.  Currently, he leads the Los Angeles Project on Newlywed Development (LAPOND), a longitudinal study of low-income couples, and co-directs (with Thomas Bradbury) the UCLA Relationship Institute. He has also consulted on the Strengthening Healthy Marriage project, a national experimental study of marital interventions for low-income populations, sponsored by the Administration on Children and Families.  He has twice been the recipient of the National Council on Family Relation’s Reuben Hill Research and Theory Award for outstanding contributions to family science.  

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Benjamin Karney has no relevant financial relationship to disclose

Nonfinancial: Benjamin Karney has no relevant nonfinancial relationship to disclose