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Dr. Marcel Montanez

Professor, Director of Graduate Programs Family & Consumer Sciences

Discipline: Human Development and Family Sciences


  • Associate of Arts, 1995: Otero Jr. College. La Junta, CO
  • Bachelor of Arts, 1997: Psychology. University of Southern Colorado. Pueblo, CO
  • Master of Arts, 2001: Psychology. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI
  • Masters Research Project: Cumulative Risk and Protective Factors in Four Adolescent Drinking Behaviors.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, 2004: Psychology. Michigan State University. East Lansing, MI
  • Dissertation: Developmental Risk and Protective Factors for General Health Problems among Male Children of Alcoholic Fathers.
  • Master of Science (anticipated 2007): Marriage and Family Therapy. New Mexico State University. Las Cruces, NM

Research Interests

  • Applied Developmental Science
  • Checkpoints Program Evaluation: Certificate in client-centered outcome-based program evaluation.

Dr. Marcel Montanez
Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
Box 30003, MSC 3470
Las Cruces, NM 88003-8003
Phone: 575-646-5078
Fax: 575-646-1889