Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop

The Fragile Families Summer Data Training Workshop is designed to familiarize participants with the data available in the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, a national study following a birth cohort of (mostly) unmarried parents and their children, providing information about the capabilities, circumstances, and relationships of unwed parents, the wellbeing of their children, and the role of public policy in family and child wellbeing. The workshop is targeted toward early-career scholars from social science disciplines. We particularly encourage applications from junior faculty, postdoctoral fellows, and advanced doctoral students using the Fragile Families data in their doctoral dissertations. Underrepresented scholars are strongly encouraged to apply.

Upcoming Workshops

If you would like to be notified of future workshop opportunities, please write to us at with the subject: Add to FF Workshop Notification List. There are currently no workshops scheduled, but we hope to hold more in the future (likely no earlier than 2021).

In the meantime, if you have an interest in working with the Fragile Families data, visit, where the data and documentation are available, as are publications, fact sheets, research briefs and additional resources.

Expectations of Workshop Attendees

If you attend a Fragile Families Data Training workshop you should acknowledge the workshop and study grants in manuscripts published after attending the workshop. You must also ensure the final peer-reviewed version is uploaded into PubMed Central. Contact if you would like assistance.

If you omitted the grant acknowledgement when you submitted the article, please add it on revision or when correcting proofs. If another author is in charge of writing or submitting the paper, please notify them about these responsibilities. Finally, please notify and so the citation can be included in the Fragile Families publications archive.

Grant numbers and suggested language follow.

2012 Workshop Attendees

Use grant numbers R25HD072818 and R01HD036916.

2013-18 Workshop Attendees

Use grant numbers R25HD074544 and R01HD036916.

Suggested acknowledgment:

"The research was supported in part by an NICHD training workshop grant awarded to the Columbia Population Research Center at Columbia University [insert appropriate R25 grant] and by R01HD036916, awarded to Princeton University. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development or the National Institutes of Health."