Nancy P. Kropf & Susan Kelley

Dr. Kropf's area of research is late life caregiving relationships with a specific focus on older adults in care provider roles. Her research includes custodial grandparents, parents of adults with intellectual disabilities, and families who care for adults with severe mental illness.

Dr. Kelley has spent the majority of her career researching various aspects of child maltreatment, including multigenerational families where grandparents are raising grandchildren. She is the founder and director of Project Healthy Grandparents at Georgia State University, a research/community service program that aids grandparents raising grandchildren in parent-absent homes. To date, Project Healthy Grandparents has served over 3000 individuals, including 2000 children.