Professional Activities

Professional Affiliations/Memberships (Selected)

2013-current: Visiting Scholar, The Wililams Institute, UCLA School of Law

2011-current: Senior Research Fellow, Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute

2009- current: Affiliate, Center for Research on Families, University of Massachusetts

2007-current: Member, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

2006- current: Member, Council on Contemporary Families

2000-current: Member, National Council on Family Relations

1997-current: Member, American Psychological Association


Professional Service (Selected)

2013: Reviewer, Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada Grants Program

2012-current: Advisor, PBS television series, Fathers in America (in production)

2012: Reviewer, Oxford University Press

2012-current: Reviewer, American Psychological Association Books

2012-current: Member, Qualitative Research Council (QRC), Journal of Marriage & Family

2012-current: Elected Member, Elections Council, National Council on Family Relations

2011: Reviewer, Wadsworth/Cengage Learning

2009-current: Advisor, PBS documentary Plus(seven) (in production)

2008-2010: Member, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force, National Council on Family Relations

2008-2010: Member, Task Force on Sexual Minority Families, Society for Research on Child Development

2007-2011: Member, Roy Scrivner Grants Review Committee, American Psychological Foundation

2007-current: Fellow, Rockway Institute, National Center for LGBT Research & Policy

2007-2008: Member, Wayne F. Placek Grants Review Committee, American Psychological Foundation

2006-2008: Massachusetts Family Policy Representative, National Council on Family Relations

2006-2008: Adoption Consultant, The Family Project, Human Rights Campaign

2006-2010: Co-Chair, Research Approval Board, Children of Lesbians & Gays Everywhere


Editorial Boards

Journal of Marriage and Family


Family Relations

Adoption Quarterly

Journal of GLBT Family Studies

Couple and Family Psychology: Research and Practice

Psychology of  Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity

Journal of Family Psychology