Mission Statement

The Department seeks to improve the quality of life for individuals at all levels of development within diverse environments. Students are trained to think and write critically about human and family development through identifying and solving real-world problems, advocating for individuals and families, and disseminating knowledge.

Department Office

Business Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm; Friday, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm.
The Child & Family Studies office is located in the Engineering and Technology Building room A535. The administrative, curricular, and advisement functions of the department are supported in this office. Our contact information - Phone: (323) 343-4590 / Fax: (323) 343-5019.


Department Chair

Kaveri Subrahmanyam, PhD
Interim Chair and Professor
Office Location: E&T A537
Phone: (323) 343-4677
E-mail: ksubrah@calstatela.edu


Department Office Manager

Pat Rodriguez, Administrative Support Coordinator
Location: E&T A536
Phone: 323-343-4590
Fax: 323-343-5019


Rocio Salgado, Administrative Assistant

Location: E&T A535
Phone: 323-343-4590
Fax: 323-343-5019


We look forward to being of service!