Claire Kamp Dush

Claire Kamp Dush

Faculty Mentor
Associate Professor, College of Education and Human Ecology
Department of Human Sciences, Columbus Campus
kamp-dush.1@osu.edu

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.