Professor Claire Kamp Dush is Professor of Sociology and an affiliate of the Minnesota Population Center. She is an expert on family functioning, including marriage and cohabitation, and its intersection with human development. She is a member of the Council on Contemporary Families; International Association for Relationship Research; National Council on Family Relations; and the Population Association of America.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D.
  • M.S.
  • B.S.


  • Family & Life Course
  • Population Health
  • Human Development & Family Studies
  • Intimacy & Sexuality
  • Gender & Work
  • Sex & Gender Minorities and Health