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Family and Consumer Sciences

1906 College Heights Blvd #11037

Bowling Green, KY  42101-1037

270-745-4352 (phone)

270-745-3999 (fax) (e-mail)

Dr. Adam West

Dr. Adam West

Family Studies Asst. Professor

Office:  Academic Complex 414
Phone:  270-745-5138


FACS-310 Management of Family Resources

FACS-311 Family Relations

FACS-410 Internship

FACS-495 Family and Relationship Violence

FACS-499 Family Policy Analysis


Development and maintenance of romantic unions

Commmitment in premarital and early marital relationships

Development and evaluation of romantic relationship education programs

Parenting and parent-child relationships in the context of chronic illnesses (particularly Multiple Sclerosis)

Romantic relationship processes in families with Multiple Sclerosis

Joined WKU

Joined WKU in 2010

Received Ph. D. from University of Texas at Austin

Teaches Family Studies


Dr. West's love of teaching brought him to WKU in 2010.  He is a licensed Social Worker and a Certified Family Life Educator.  He and his wife are the parents of five children.

Ph. D. - Human Development and Family Sciences, University of Texas at Austin, 2013

M. S. - Master of Science in Social Work, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

B. S. - Marriage, Family, and Human Development, Brigham Young University, 2002

Professional Affiliations:

National Council on Family Relations

International Association of Relationship Researchers

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