Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire
Topics of Expertise:
Cohabitation, Committed Relationships & Marriage / Singles & Dating / Transition – Adolescents to Adulthood
Tyler Jamison received a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from the University of Missouri in 2012. She is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of New Hampshire, where she teaches classes on adult development, human services fieldwork, and race, class, and gender in families. Her research focuses on romantic relationship development and dissolution, particularly during emerging adulthood. She also studies the relationship between socioeconomic status and family processes, including union formation, cohabitation, and parenting. Her most recent work uses mixed-method interviews to explore adults’ relationship histories. She has served as a community educator and consultant for programs that promote healthy relationships and parenting among vulnerable families including divorcing couples and low-income, unmarried, and teen parents.
Jamison, T. B. (2017). Cohabitation transitions among low-income parents: A
qualitative investigation of economic and relational motivations. Journal of Family and Economic Issues. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s10834-017-9546-3
Jamison, T. B., Ganong, L. & Proulx, C. M. (2017). Unmarried coparenting in the context of poverty: Understanding the relationship between stress, family resource management, and resilience. Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 38(3), 439-452. doi:10.1007/s10834-016-9518-z
Feistman, R. E., Jamison, T. B., Coleman, M., & Ganong, L. (2016). Renegotiating
nonresidential father-child relationship processes during emerging adulthood: It’s not over until it’s over. Family Relations, 65(5), 673-687. doi: 10.1111/fare.12223
Jamison, T., & Proulx, C. M. (2013). Stayovers in emerging adulthood: Who stays over and
why? Personal Relationships, 20, 155-169.