The National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) is delighted to announce that Liana Sayer, Ph.D., has been named the new editor of the Journal of Marriage and Family, one of NCFR's three family-research journals. She will begin her four-year term as editor of the peer reviewed journal- the leading research journal in the family field for more than 75 years- with the publication of its February 2021 issue. Dr. Sayer will succeed current JMF editor Kristi Williams, PhD., of Ohio State University.
Dr. Sayer is the director of the Maryland Time Use Laboratory and professor of sociology at the University of Maryland (UMD), where she will also conclude a term as the director of graduate studies in sociology this academic year. She earned her doctorate in sociology and a certificate in women’s studies from UMD. She formerly held a faculty appointment in sociology at Ohio State University.
The full press release is available on the NCFR website.
Congratulations Dr. Sayer!