Email: alexjensen@byu.edu
Office: 2067 JFSB
Phone: 801-422-8335
Alex Jensen, Assistant Professor

Department: Family Life

Vita

Bio


I received my BS in Marriage, Family and Human Development from BYU in 2009, a MS in Child Development and Family Studies from Purdue University in 2011, and a PhD in Human Development and Family Studies from Purdue University in 2013. Following my time at Purdue I spent one year at The Pennsylvania State University as a Research Associate and then I joined the School of Family Life Faculty at BYU in 2014.

Education

  • Human Development and Family Studies , Purdue University, 2013
  • Child Development and Family Studies , Purdue University, 2011
  • Marriage, Family and Human Development, Brigham Young University, 2009

Research Interests

Direct and indirect sibling influence processes (including differential treatment, resource dilution, modeling deidentification, and within family differences), family systems responses in the transition to adulthood, observational coding techniques, adolescence, emerging adulthood

Publication Info

  • Alexander C Jensen, Shawn D Whiteman (2014). Parents’ differential treatment and adolescents’ delinquent behaviors: Direct and indirect effects of difference score- and perception-based measures. Journal of Family Psychology.