Wayne State University 

Close Relationships Laboratory

Laboratory Director: Richard B. Slatcher, Ph.D.


Research Team (L to R): Back Row: Nia Anderson, George Tam, Sandeep Sabapathy, Nick Johnson, Dan Saleh, Sam Zilioli, Elena Corriero, Julia Briskin, Stefan Terleckyj, Caitlin McLear, Colin Beerbower, Biaohua Yu, Brian Tyminski, John Vollmer, Rich Slatcher. Front Row: Fatmeh Baidoun, Tiffany Szmanski, Gabby Dorchak, Ledina Imami, Tazeen Abbas, Ryan Calcaterra, Julianne Amenta, Megan Drivas, Akbar Husain, Jacob Gates
Not pictured: Erin Tobin, Allison Li, Manasi Mahajan, Tara Delecce, Lauren Bauer


Welcome to the Wayne State University Close Relationships Laboratory.

The mission of the laboratory is to improve our understanding of close relationship processes and the links between relationships and health from a social psychological perspective. Our research focuses on adult romantic relationships as well as family relationships and friendships.

To learn about current research projects in the laboratory, please click on any of the links below or contact the Laboratory Director, Richard Slatcher.

If you are looking for information about the Asthma in the Lives of Families Today (ALOFT) study, please click here.


t: 310-339-6802
e: slatcher-at-wayne-dot-edu
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