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If you would like more information about the Military Family Research Institute, please use the contact information below.


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Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth, Director of MFRI:
Dave Topp, Assistant Director:
Martina Sternberg, Director of Community Outreach:
Kathy Broniarczyk, Director of Outreach:
Elizabeth Johnson, Director of External Relations:
Lauren Williams, Director of Education & Employment:


Fax: 765.496.3362


Military Family Research Institute
Hanley Hall, Room 210
1202 W. State Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2055

Driving Directions

MFRI is located on the campus of Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
From I-65, take exit 175/Indiana 25. Head west. Turn right at Indiana 52/Sagamore Parkway West. Continue straight, cross the Wabash River and continue straight until you arrive at Salisbury Road. Turn left and continue straight, bearing right onto Grant Street at the Grant Street light. Turn right on Stadium Way, which is the fifth street past West Lafayette High School. Cross Northwestern Avenue and continue on Stadium Way. At Martin Jischke Drive, turn left. Hanley Hall is adjacent to Fowler Hall, which is on the corner of Martin Jischke Drive and State Street.

Parking Directions

Parking near Hanley Hall is limited. Metered parking spaces are available along First Street between Martin Jischke Drive and MacArthur Drive, as well as along MacArthur Drive between State Street and Third Street.