BOSS, Pauline. American, b. 1934. Genres: Human relations/Parenting. Career: University of Wisconsin-Madison, lecturer, 1973-75, assistant professor, 1975-80, associate professor of child and family studies, 1980-81; University of Minnesota-St. Paul, St. Paul, MN, associate professor, 1981-84, professor of family social science, 1984-, director of marital and family therapy program, 1984-87, director of graduate studies, 1987-91, chair of human subjects committee for behavioral Research, 1982-86, member of Children, Youth, and Family Consortium, 1990-. Workshop presenter, lecturer, visiting professor at educational institutions; conference speaker in the United States and abroad. Family therapist in private practice, 1976-; presenter of seminars and workshops; guest on media programs in the United States and elsewhere. Publications: (with others) The Father's Role in Family Systems: An Annotated Bibliography, 1979; Family Stress Management, 1988, rev ed, 2001; Ambiguous Loss: Learning to Live with Unresolved Grief, 1999; Losing a Way of Life: Ambiguous Loss in Farm Families, 2001; (with C. Mulligan) Classic and Contemporary Readings about Family Stress, 2002. EDITOR:(and contrib) Sourcebook of Family Theories and Methods: A Contextual Approach, 1993; Family Structures and Child Health in the Twenty-first Century, Maternal and Child Health Leadership Conference, 1993. Author of training films and videotapes. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals. Address: Department of Family Social Science, 290 McNeal Hall, University of Minnesota-St. Paul, 1985 Buford Ave., St. Paul, MN 55108, U.S.A. Online address: pbossassistantche.umn.edu
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