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
2016, 2017 Top 50 Reviewer, Family Relations.
2016 Guardian of the Flame Faculty Award, Burning Spear Society at Florida State University.
2016 Undergraduate Teaching Award, Florida State University.
2014 Distinguished Dissertation Award in Social Sciences, Auburn University.
2012 NCFR Student Award, National Council on Family Relations.
2010–2011 Merriweather Fellowship Recipient, Auburn University.
2017-19 Lucier-Greer, M. (PI), O’Neal, C. W. (Co-I), Mancini, J. A. (Co-I), & Duke, A. (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 $1,200,000.
2018-19 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), Mull, C. (Co-I), & Carlson, M. B. (Co-I). (2018).
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) to support the mission of the DoD-USDA Partnership for Military Families. Total award $454,545 (Total AU subaward $46,873).
, *Quichocho, D., May, R.W., *Seibert, G.S., & Fincham, F.D. (2018). Managing stress and school: The role of posttraumatic stress in predicting well-being and collegiate burnout. Emerging Adulthood. Advanced online publication. https://doi.org/10.1177/2167696818777106
, Birney, A., Gutierrez, T., & Adler-Baeder, F. (2018). Enhancing relationship skills and couple functioning with mobile technology: An evaluation of the Love Every Day mobile intervention. Journal of Family Social Work, 21, 152-171. https://doi.org/10.1080/10522158.2017.1410267
O'Neal, C. W., Lucier-Greer, M.
, *Duncan, J., Mallette, J., Arnold, A. L., & Mancini, J. A. (2018). Vulnerability and resilience within military families: How deployment communication impacts family functioning. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 27, 3250-3261. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10826-018-1149-6
, Arnold, A. L., Grimsley, R. N., Ford, J. L., Bryant, C., & Mancini, J. (2016). Parental military service and adolescent well-being: Mental health, social connections and coping among youth in the USA. Child & Family Social Work, 21, 421-432. https://doi.org/10.1111/cfs.12158
*Okafor, E., Lucier-Greer, M.
, & Mancini, J. A. (2016). Social stressors, coping behaviors, and depressive symptoms: A latent profile analysis of adolescents in military families. Journal of Adolescence, 51, 133-143. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.adolescence.2016.05.010