Bischoff and Xia speak at international conference

Photo courtesy of and the Daily News Analysis.
Participating in a panel discussion, CYAF Chair Richard Bischoff is pictured second from the right.

Bischoff and Xia speak at international conference

09 Jan 2015    

Yan Ruth Xia, associate professor in Child, Youth and Family Studies, was featured Jan. 7, 2015 in a question-answer article in’s Daily News Analysis. The article by Preksha Malu discussed the changing structure of the family and the importance of family on the development of children.

Xia was in Mumbai, India for the Jan. 4-6 conference “Changing World-Changing Families: Diversity and Synergy” sponsored by the Global Consortium for International Family Studies and the Tata Institute of Social Sciences. The consortium is a partnership between, TISS, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and the University of Newcastle in Australia.

Also attending the conference were CEHS Dean Marjorie Kostelnik, Richard Bischoff, chair of Child, Youth and Family Studies, and Beth Doll, CEHS associate dean of academic affairs. The Q&A article featuring Xia is available at

College of Education and Human Sciences
Child, Youth and Family Studies