Teresa Nguyen

Assistant Professor, Sonoma State University, USA

About the author:

My research is focused on understanding the contextual factors that might explain why some intimate relationships are at higher risk for becoming distressed or disrupted compared to other relationships. To reach this aim, my projects have explored the influence of socioeconomic status, stress, neighborhood poverty, and couples’ social networks on their relationship quality in addition to examining the interplay between these external forces and couples’ communication patterns.

What I want to achieve:

The overall goal of my research is promote the well-being and stability of marriages and families.