Office: 2052 JFSB
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Jeff Hill, Professor

Department: Family Life



E. Jeffrey Hill, PhD, is professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. His research examines finding harmony between paid work and family life as well as family finance. Dr. Hill graduated from the BYU Marriott School of Management in Organizational Behavior then received a PhD in Family and Human Development from Utah State. Before coming to work as a professor at BYU he was a work and family subject matter expert at IBM where he pioneered many flexible work options including paternity leave, professional part-time employment, and telecommuting. Dr. Hill developed and analyzed the 2010 IBM Global Work and Life Issues survey with more than 21,000 respondents from 78 countries. He was also the primary investigator of the 2012 Singapore National Study of Work-Life Harmony. Dr. Hill has published more than 70 scholarly articles and book chapters. He and his wife Tammy are the parents of 12 children and 21 grandchildren.



Research Interests

Work and Family Family Finance Fathers Blended Families


  • Camilla Eyring Kimball Professorship, School of Family Life, BYU
  • Jack Bailey Teaching and Learning Faculty Fellowship, Brigham Young University, 2014
  • Karl G. Maeser Excellence in Teaching Award, Brigham Young University, 2012

Professional Affiliations

  • Work-Family Research Network (WFRN)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)

Publication Info

  • Kaylene J. Fellows, H Chiu, Edward Jeffrey Hill, Alan J Hawkins (2016). Work-family conflict and couple relationship quality: A meta-analytic study. Journal of Family and Economic Issues.
  • Edward Jeffrey Hill, Bryan Lorin Sudweeks, Bryce L. Jorgensen, Xiaohui Li, Laura Ricaldi (2016). Fundamentals of Family Finance: Basic Principles You Can Use.
  • Edward Jeffrey Hill, Bryan Lorin Sudweeks (2016). Fundamentals of Family Finance: Living Joyfully Within Your Means.
  • Bryan Lorin Sudweeks, Edward Jeffrey Hill (2016). An Eternal Perspective on Personal and Family Finance. Ensign Magazine.
  • Edward Jeffrey Hill, David C Dollahite (2014). Faithful fathering. By Divine Design: Best Practices for Family Success and .
  • Edward Jeffrey Hill, Jenet Jacob Erickson, Kaylene J. Fellows, Guiseppe Martinengo, Sarah Allen (2014). Work and family over the life course: A look at older workers. Journal of Family and Economic Issues.
  • Edward Jeffrey Hill, Sarah June Carroll, Kaylene J. Fellows (2012). Modern Fertility Patterns and God's Commandment to Multiply and Replenish the Earth.
  • Adam M Galovan, Tamara Fackrell, Lydia Buswell, Blake L. Jones, Edward Jeffrey Hill, Sarah June Carroll (2010). The work-family interface in the United States and Singapore: Conflict across cultures. Journal of Family Psychology.
  • Edward Jeffrey Hill, Jenet Jacob Erickson, Erin Kramer Holmes, Maria Ferris (2010). Workplace flexibility, work hours, and work-life conflict: An extra day or two. Journal of Family Psychology.
  • Rachel Loser, Edward Jeffrey Hill, Shirley Klein, David C Dollahite (2009). Perceived Benefits of Religious Rituals in the Latter-day Saint Home. REVIEW OF RELIGIOUS RESEARCH (JCR 5-year Impact Factor = .703).