About the MAST Center

The Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center (MAST Center) conducts research on marriage and romantic relationships in the U.S. and healthy marriage and relationship education (HMRE) programs designed to strengthen these relationships.

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Featured MAST Center Research October 5, 2021

Relationship Education for Youth Who Have Faced Adversity

An annotated bibliography of key literature on HMRE program implementation and outcome evaluations with youth who have faced adversity, as well as descriptive research that provides important contextual information. Information in this resource can help practitioners and researchers in the HMRE field adapt, develop, and test new or refined strategies for working with youth.

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Featured MAST Center Research September 21, 2021

HMRE Evaluation Data Tool

Our HMRE Evaluation Data Tool orients researchers to measures included in two federal evaluation studies. Users can compare the availability of measures across data sets to help identify the data set best suited to explore specific topics or questions.

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Meet Our 2021 Small Grant Program Award Winners!

Published October 27, 2021

The MAST Center is pleased to announce the winners of our 2021 Small Grant Program for emerging scholars in fields related…

EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE: The 2022 MAST Center Graduate Internship Program

Published September 17, 2021

EXTENDED DEADLINE: Applications are now due by 5:00 PM ET on Friday, October 1, 2021 As part of our efforts…

Explore Careers in Family Science with NCFR’s New Online Hub

Published September 14, 2021

The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) has a new online hub to explore the diverse career paths for Family…

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2021 MAST Center Small Grant Program

Published May 18, 2021

Application period has closed The MAST Center’s Small Grant Program provides a financial stipend (up to $750) to up to…

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