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David Smallen

  • Community Faculty


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Human Ecology
    University Of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Master of Science, Human Ecology
    University of Wisconsin, Madison


Dave Smallen is a research psychologist who studies and communicates about relationships and human connection. He holds a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from University of Wisconsin-Madison, and has collaborated on research with the Social Interaction Lab at The University of Minnesota. His published research can be found in respected academic journals such as the Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, the Journal of Family Psychology, Feminist Review, and Spirituality in Clinical Practice.