Melissa Labuda, Ph.D.

Melissa Labuda
Assistant Teaching Professor, Human Development and Family Studies
Dawson Building, 112A
Penn State Scranton
Dawson Building, Room 112A
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, PA 18512

Discipline Focus: Research in courtship, love and marriage; embitterment and locus of control and the role and faith as a protective factor in soldiers' wives; lived experience of students entering college with academic deficits.

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  • LaBuda, M.  (2017) Courtship: Then and Now, Journal of Social and Personal Relationships In-process
  • LaBuda, M.  (2017) Courtship: Then and Now, International Association of Relationship Researchers Conference Presentation, Syracuse, NY.
  • LaBuda, M (2014). We met online: A qualitative study. The Fifth International Congress on Interpersonal Acceptance and Rejection. Chisinau, Moldova.
  • LaBuda, M. (2012). Individuals Involved In Online Dating Sites Description Of The Process Of Developing A Relationship: A Grounded Theory Study. A Dissertation.