Assistant Professor, Illinois State University
Topics of Expertise:
Couples Conflict, Separation & Divorce / Health & Illness / Loss & Resiliency within Families / Marriage & Divorce / Step-Families
Luke Russell is an Assistant Professor of Family and Consumer Sciences at Illinois State University. His research explores how individuals living in diverse family structures organize their relationships, engage in strategies that promote resilience, and maintain family-members’ health and wellbeing. He also has an interest in how broader social institutions (e.g., health care systems, schools, and government agencies) can better function as supportive resources for structurally diverse families.