Claire Kamp Dush
Claire Kamp Dush is an associate professor in the Human Development and Family Science program in the Department of Human Sciences in the College of Education and Human Ecology. A family demographer, she studies the intersection of intimate relationships and health, and is leading two large data collection efforts: the National Couples’ Health and Time Study and the Work and Family Life Study. She is a passionate teacher, and was awarded the 2019 Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Claire was part of the UITL Active Learning Community in 2017-2018, and implemented active learning and flipped classroom learning strategies in both her online and in-person classes. She currently teaches in one of the Innovative Spaces classrooms. She is also a committed mentor; she has 28 peer-reviewed publications with graduate student lead authors, and three of her students have been awarded the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. Finally, she is a spouse and mother of four and is committed to work-family balance.