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CFRP Co-Sponsoring Council of Contemporary Families Conference

Feb. 2, 2016

COUNCIL OF CONTEMPORARY FAMILIES CONFERENCE: FAMILIES AS THEY REALLY ARE: DEMOGRAPHICS, DISPARITIES, AND DEBATES

March 4-5, 2016 | UT  Austin
Liberal Arts Building | 118 Inner Campus Drive

CFRP at the 2015 APPAM Fall Research Conference

Nov. 10, 2015

The APPAM Fall Research Conference is the main conference of the year for scholars from around the world and is this week in Miami. Attendees convene to both present and learn about the most current research on policy and management issues from 14 different policy areas. This year’s conference program is centered around the theme, “The Golden Age of Evidence-Based Policy.”

Director Cynthia Osborne Talks about her Chapter at Book Launch

Oct. 23, 2015

LBJ’S NEGLECTED LEGACY: HOW LYNDON JOHNSON RESHAPED DOMESTIC POLICY AND GOVERNMENT

Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars with the LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas at Austin and the LBJ Washington Center

 

CFRP Director Cynthia Osborne Named Director of LBJ's Center for Health and Social Policy

Sept. 18, 2015

One of the country’s foremost child and family policy researchers, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Associate Professor and director of the Child and Family Research Partnership (CFRP) at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, has been named director of the LBJ School’s Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP). Former director, Professor Carolyn Heinrich, University of Vanderbilt, will continue her affiliation with CHASP as a Research Professor.

HUD Secretary Julian Castro at the LBJ School: #HUDAT50 #LBJHUD50

Sept. 10, 2015

The LBJ School of Public Affairs was honored to host HUD Secretary Julián Castro yesterday as he commemorated (to the day) the 50th Anniversary of the creation of HUD by President Johnson. CFRP Director Cynthia Osborne met Secretary Castro after his inspirational address, and our own Graduate Research Assistant Jose Vazquez (red and blue shirt) was selected to participate in a small student discussion.

CFRP Newsletter - September 2015

Sept. 3, 2015

The September 2015 CFRP Newsletter is now posted – Back to School, Twitter, Events, and more. Join the CFRP email list to get future issues and relevant news.

CFRP Event 10/15: Screening of "The Raising of America" with Special Guest Dr. Libby Doggett

Sept. 3, 2015

The University of Texas at Austin
The LBJ School of Public Affairs | Bass Lecture Hall
Thursday, October 15, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM

What We're Reading This Summer 2015

June 12, 2015

So many books, so little time! We wanted to share some of the books in our first annual What We're Reading this Summer list from our faculty and staff. We hope they inspire you and keep your brain stimulated over the summer.

CFRP at SRCD 2015

March 20, 2015

The Society for Research in Child Development is holding its biennial meeting this weekend in (not so sunny) Philadelphia. The event is an invaluable multidisciplinary forum for researchers to share and learn about the many facets of child development. CFRP's Dr. Kaeley Bobbitt (Saturday) and Abby Lane (Friday) are there now presenting some great posters, and they would love to talk to you if you're attending. Details are below.

CFRP in the News: FiveThirtyEight and NPR

March 2, 2015

Are Moms Less Likely than Dads to Pay Child Support? 

Nate Silver’s FiveThirtyEight’s Mona Chalibi asks this interesting question and has a surprising answer. CFRP Director, Dr. Cynthia Osborne, was asked to help explain. The story was also produced as a radio segment on NPR that aired yesterday, March 1st. See below for links.