Kelly studies the interconnection between work experiences and family relationships and well-being; work stress, recovery and health; stress transmission among family members; parenting; and military family resilience.
Kelly Chandler is an assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Human Development and Family Studies. She is affiliated with both the Hallie Ford Center for Healthy Children and Families and the Center for Healthy Aging Research.
After receiving her PhD in Human Development and Family Studies at the Pennsylvania State University, she was a research assistant professor in the Center for Healthy Aging at Penn State. For five years she was a co-investigator and project manager a part of the Work, Family & Health Network. Prior to coming to Oregon State University she was a research and evaluation scientist at the Clearinghouse for Military Family Readiness at Penn State.