Marriage and Family Relationships Research Area:

Relatedness or connection by genetics, marriage and / or adoption kinship

Published Faculty:

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Charles D Schmitz, Ph.D., Ph.D.
Dean Emeritus

Charles D. Schmitz, Ph.D. has been Dean and Professor of Counseling and Family Therapy in the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis since 1996. Prior to that he was Dean and Professor at Baylor University in Texas. Before assuming the Baylor deanship he served in a variety of capacities at the University of Missouri-Columbia during a 23-year career including Professor of Educational and Counseling Psychology and Associate Dean. He holds the Ph.D., M.Ed., and B.S. Ed. degrees from the University of Missouri-Columbia.  For the past 35 years he and his wife have traveled to 53 countries, all seven world continents, all 50 states, and all 10 Canadian Provinces studying successful marriage and...