Department of Family Studies and Community Development

Faculty and Staff

Maureen Todd, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Office:   College of Liberal Arts Building, Room 2230
Phone:   410-704-3767
Fax:   410-704-3612

Maureen Todd, Ph.D.

Education and Certifications

Ph.D.: Family Science, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
M.A.: Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A.: Psychology, University of Wyoming

Courses Taught

FMST 201 Family Resources

FMST 485 Writing and Research Methods in Family Studies

Areas of Research/Professional Interest

  • The education about and advancement of non-traditional families
  • Qualitative research methods, design and analysis
  • Intimate partner violence
  • Family strengths
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered families and youth
  • Family gender roles 

Recent Publications

Becker, A. & Todd, M. E. (in press). A new American family? Public opinion toward family status and perceptions of the challenges faced by children of gay and lesbian parents. Journal of GLBT Family Studies.

Quach, A, Todd, M.E., Willis Hepp, B., & Doneker Mancini, K. (2013) Conceptualizing sexual identity development: Implications for LGB Chinese International Students. Journal of GLBT Family Studies, 9(3), 254-272. doi: 10.1080/1550428X.2013.781908

Todd, M., de Guzman, M. R. T. & Zhang, X. (2011). Using poverty simulation for college students: A mixed-methods evaluation. Journal of Youth Development, 6(2). Retrieved from








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