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Department of Sociology, Anthropology, Social Work & Criminal Justice
Oakland University
518 Varner Hall
Rochester, MI 48309-4401 (map)
(248) 370-2420
   fax: (248) 370-4608
socansw@oakland.edu

Social Work
512 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2371 

Cynthia J. Schellenbach


Associate Professor of Sociology
509 Varner Hall
(248) 370-2504
schellen@oakland.edu

Research Interests

Family systems and the ecology of marriage and the family, community based prevention and intervention, sociological perspectives on adulthood and aging, sociology of youth and adolescence, individual and family ecology


Selected Publications


Kenneth Maton, Cynthia J. Schellenbach, Bonnie J. Leadbeater, and Andrea L. Solarz (Eds.), Investing in Children, Youth, Families and Communities: Strength-Based Research and Policy, American Psychological Association Books, 2003.

Schellenbach, Cynthia J., Bonnie J. Leadbeter, and Kristin Anderson Moore, "Enhancing the Developmental Outcomes of Adolescent Parents and Their Children" in K. Maton, C.J. Schellenbach, B.J. Leadbeater, and A. L. Solarz (Eds.), Investing in Children, Youth, Families and Communities: Strength-Based Research and Policy, American Psychological Association Books, 2003.


Courses Taught

SOC 100 Introduction to Sociology
SOC 326 Family and Community Processes
SOC 335 The Family
SOC 465 Sociological Perspectives on Aging