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Farnish, Krystan

Krystan A Farnish

Graduate Research Assistant
Population Research Center, Human Dev & Family Sci


Office Location
SEA 2.436

Postal Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Population Research Center, College of Liberal Arts
305 E. 23rd St., Stop G1800
Austin, TX 78712

Krystan holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Sciences from The University of Texas at Austin. She is currently pursuing her doctoral degree at The University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests include adult romantic relationships and how they develop and function over time, especially when stressful life events are involved. Additional areas of interest include the transition to parenthood, optimism, and identification of factors present in stable relationships.

Farnish, K.A., Neff, L.A. (2017, January). Whose Personality Predicts Marital Quality? A Weak-Link Analysis of the Effects of Optimism in Newlywed Marriage. Society for Personality Social Psychology conference, San Antonio, Texas.