UMass Boston

Areas of Expertise

Sociology of Mental Health, Medical Sociology, Disability and the Family


PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

Professional Publications & Contributions

Additional Information

View Professor Benson's Curriculum Vitae.

Current Research

Stress, coping, and social support issues related to family caregiving of children, adolescents, and young adults with autism and other developmental and intellectual disabilities, particularly from a longitudinal perspective.