Ph.D. Auburn University, Human Development and Family Studies, 2012
M.S. Auburn University, Human Development and Family Studies, Marriage and Family Therapy, 2008
B.S. The University of Georgia, Psychology, 2005
B.A. The University of Georgia, Speech Communications, 2005
• Family stress
• Protective family processes
• Intimate/couple relationships
• Youth development within the context of the family
• Family life education and clinical applications of research
HDFS 2000 Marriage and Family in a Global Context
HDFS 4670 Parent Education
HDFS 4980 Advanced Undergraduate Research
HDFS 7040 Family Processes
HDFS 7990 Research and Thesis
2019 Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award, Auburn University Graduate Student Council
2019 Human Development and Family Science Faculty Excellence Award – Service and Teaching,
AU HDFS Department
2019 AU Academic Recognition Program Honoree
, Auburn University honored the research produced by
Military REACH at the Military Appreciation Football Game, Auburn University
2018 Award for Excellence in Research on Military and Veteran Families, Military Family Research Institute
2016 Guardian of the Flame Faculty Award, Burning Spear Society at Florida State University.
2016 Undergraduate Teaching Award, Florida State University.
2017-21 Lucier-Greer, M. (PI) & O’Neal, C. W. (Co-I).
Military REACH: Applied Research and Intentional Outreach to Support Military Family Readiness. Primary objective: To provide high-quality resources to the Department of Defense (DoD) in the form of research and professional development tools across the spectrum of family support, resilience, and readiness. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA/NIFA) to support the work of the DoD-USDA Partnership for Military Families. Total award $2,593,000.
2018-21 O’Neal, C. W. (PI), Lucier-Greer, M. (Co-I/PI of AU sub-award), Mancini, J. A. (Co-I), Goetz, J. W. (Co-I), & Palmer, L. (Co-I).
Air Force Personal Financial Readiness Program Evaluation Development. Primary objective: To develop and implement a comprehensive evaluation of the Air Force’s Personal Financial Readiness program. Funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture (USDA/NIFA) and the U.S. Air Force. Total award $1,454,545 (Total AU subaward $149,871).
, *Howard, S., & Mancini, J. A. (2020). Parental relationship quality, parent-adolescent relations, and adolescent depressive symptoms: Exploring family-level data among military families. Journal of Marital & Family Therapy. Advance online copy. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12451
, *Quichocho, D., Frye-Cox, N., *Sherman, H., *Burke, B., & Duncan, J. M. (in press). Coping and mental health differences among active duty service members and their spouses with high and low levels of marital warmth. Military Psychology. Advance online copy. https://doi.org/10.1080/08995605.2020.1803724
*Kaeppler, C., & Lucier-Greer, M.
(2020). Examining impacts of cumulative risk on military-connected youth and the role of family in coping. Child & Youth Care Forum, 49, 581-602. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10566-020-09544-7
Mancini, J. A., O’Neal, C. W., & Lucier-Greer, M.
(2020). Toward a framework for military family life education: Culture, context, content, and practice. Family Relations, 69, 644-661. https://doi.org/10.1111/fare.12426
*Reed-Fitzke, K., & Lucier-Greer, M.
(2020). The buffering effect of relationships on combat exposure, military performance, and mental health of U.S. military soldiers: A vantage point for CFTs. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 46(2), 321-336. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmft.12402