Dr. Merril Silverstein is the Principal Investigator
Dr. Silverstein is a Professor of Sociology, Human Development, Family Science, and Aging Studies, at Syracuse University
Professor Silverstein has teamed up with Dr. Joseph Blankholm, an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies and History, at the University of Southern California at Santa Barbara
The Longitudinal Study of Generations is a mutigenerational study that explores how families transmit culture, values, and beliefs across generations. Thanks to funding from the John Templeton Foundation and the National Institute of Aging, the study is recruiting previous study participants and adding a fifth generation. The young adults and teens of the fifth generation are the great-great-grandchildren of original study participants.
DATE IN FIELD
Fifth Generation: Beginning in March 2022
Third and Fourth Generations: November 2021 through July 2022