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About Daniel W. Russell

Daniel Russell's scholarship on loneliness, social support, stress and resilience, and gene-environment interactions in family and community studies has had a global impact. As two critical indicators of his contributions to science, he has secured more than $32 million dollars in sponsoring funding to support his work, and the citation impact of his publication record is almost unparalleled; he is the sixth most frequently cited faculty member at Iowa State. His cutting-edge knowledge in research methodology has defined the field. Among his most often cited studies are the development of the UCLA Loneliness Scale and the Social Provisions Scale, the gold-standard in the field of aging.


Present Professor, Iowa State University Department of Human Development & Family Studies

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2352 Palmer
2222 Osborn Dr
Ames, IA 50011-1084
Phone: 515-294-4187
Fax: 515-294-2502


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