Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D.

Francesca Adler-Baeder, Ph.D.

Professor & Extension Specialist
Ph.D., University of North Carolina Greensboro, 1999
(334) 844-3234 | 263 Spidle Hall

Selected Publications:

Whittaker, A., Garneau, C., & Adler-Baeder, F. (in press). The effects of relationship education on adolescent gender role attitudes and dating violence acceptance. Journal of Human Sciences and Extension

Lucier-Greer, M., Adler-Baeder, F., Harcourt, K.T., & Gregson, K. (in press). Relationship education for relationally unstable stepcouples – Evaluation of the Smart Steps: Embrace the Journey Curriculum, Journal of Marriage and Family Therapy. 2014 doi: 10.1111/jmft.12069

Bradford, A., Adler-Baeder, F., Ketring, S., Bub, K., Pitman, J., & Smith, T. (2014). Relationship quality and depressed affect among a diverse sample of relationally unstable Relationship Education participants. Family Relations, 63,219-231.

Rauer, A.J., Adler-Baeder, F., Lucier-Greer, M., Skuban, E., Ketring, S., & Smith, T. (2014). Exploring processes of change in couple relationship education: Predictors of change in relationship quality. Journal of Family Psychology, 28, 65-76.

Adler-Baeder, F., Calligas, A., Skuban, E., Keiley, M., Ketring, S. & Smith, T. (2013). Linking changes in couple functioning and parenting among couple relationship education participants. Family Relations, 62, 284-297.

Lucier-Greer, M. & Adler-Baeder, F. (2012). A meta-analysis of stepfamily education programs. Family Relations, 61, 756-769.

Schramm, D.G. & Adler-Baeder, F. (2012). Marital quality for men and women in stepfamilies: Examining the role of economic pressure, common stressors, and stepfamily-specific stressors. Journal of Family Issues.,33, 1373-1397.

Bradford, A, Adler-Baeder, F., Smith, T., & Ketring, S., & Russell, C. (2012). Participant/facilitator demographic similarity and the effects on program outcomes for adults in relationship/marriage education. Family Relations, 64, 51-64.

Kirkland, C.L., Skuban, E., Adler-Baeder, F., Ketring, S.A., Smith, T., Bradford, A., & Lucier-Greer, M. (2011). Early evidence of the effects of parent participation in relationship/marriage education on coparenting and children’s social skills: Examining rural minorities’ experiences. Early Childhood Research & Practice, 12(3).

Adler-Baeder, F., Robertson, A., & Schramm, D.G. (2010). A conceptual framework for marriage education programs for stepfamily couples with considerations for socio-economic context. Marriage and Family Review, 46, 300-322.

Adler-Baeder, F., Russell, C., Kerpelman, J., Pittman, J., Ketring, S., Smith, T., Lucier-Greer, M., Bradford, A., Stringer, K. (2010). Thriving in stepfamilies: Exploring competence and well- being among African American youth in nuclear and stepfamilies. Journal of Adolescent Health. 4, 396-398.

Adler-Baeder, F., Kerpelman, J., Higginbotham, B., Schramm, D., & Paulk, A. (2007). The impact of relationship education on adolescents from diverse backgrounds. Family Relations, 56. 291- 303.

Adler-Baeder, F. (2007). The intergenerational transmission of relationship quality: The effects of parental remarriage quality on young adults’ relationships. Journal of Divorce and Remarriage.47. 87-102.