Howard Markman, Ph.D. (1950–)
Howard Markman is one of the most respected experts in couple research, education, and intervention. He serves as the John Evans Distinguished Professor of Psychology and co-director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver. He co-developed PREP® (Prevention and Relationship Education Program), the most ubiquitous and evidence-based couple’s relationship education program. He is internationally known for marriage enhancement and divorce prevention with diverse populations and has made frequent media appearances. He has conducted numerous longitudinal studies of couple functioning and contributed to hundreds of professional presentations and publications on couple relationship distress as well as on the prediction and prevention of relationship dissolution.
Markman earned a bachelor of arts degree at Rutgers University in 1972, followed by a master of arts degree in clinical psychology at Indiana...