Mallory Lucier-Greer Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Mallory Lucier-Greer headshot

262 Spidle Hall

Auburn University
College of Human Sciences
261 Mell Street
Auburn, AL 36849

(334) 844-3230




Fun Facts
Any lessons learned?
Life is about relationships … and good food.

Favorite quotes/sayings?
Make good choices, and stand up for what it right. – MLG

I just like to smile. Smiling is my favorite. – Buddy the Elf

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

Research Interest
• Family stress
• Protective family processes
• Intimate/couple relationships
• Youth development within the context of the family
• Family life education and clinical applications of research
Courses Taught
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.
Research Projects
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).

Selected Publications
Lucier-Greer, M., *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.

Lucier-Greer, M., 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.

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.

Lucier-Greer, M., 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.

*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.