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research, service, and teaching interests

  • child and family policy
  • shared parenting and family mediation
  • fathers and divorce
  • women and addiction
  • spiritual foundations of social justice

latest news

  • president of the International Council on Shared Parenting
  • recipient of the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal for research and service contributions
  • author of new book, The Equal Parent Presumption:  Social Justice in the Legal Determination of Parenting After Divorce.  Montreal/Kingston:  McGill-Queen’s University Press
  • new article, "Maternal Attachment, Paternal Overnight Contact, and Very Young Children's Adjustment: A Re-examination," Journal of Marriage and Family (with Paul Millar)
  • new article, "A Home for Body and Soul: Substance Using Women in Recovery," Harm Reduction Journal (with Kathryn Sandberg)