For the Media

The Military Family Research Institute (MFRI) is a collaborative organization located at Purdue University. We are a unit of the Department of Human Development and Family Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences, with research, family support, and education and employment teams pursuing our mission to build programs and partnerships that help increase the quality of life for military-connected individuals and their families. 

Please take a moment to read more about the history of MFRI.  

Contact Aurie Swartz, manager of external relations, to connect with knowledgeable experts, get information on programs and policies and arrange an interview with our director.

Impact report

Read more about the difference that MFRI and the Center for Families have made on families in the United States through our impact report, published in 2022.