Office: 274 TLRB
Phone: 801-422-2344
Jeffry Larson, Professor

Department: Family Life



II attempted to upload a picture and my 2014 vita. I hope they made it!! If not, request one from me, and I'll send it. JL



Research Interests

See vita


  • Legacy Scholar, Family Therapy Section, NCFR, National Council on Family Relations
  • Clinical Fellow, AAMFT, American Assn for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • Fellow, National Council on Family Relations
  • Appreciation award for service as editor, Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, Taylor and Francis Publishing Co., 2012
  • AAMFT Dissertation of the Year, 2010, AAMFT, 2010
  • NCFR New Professional Research Paper of the Year, NCFR, 2010

Professional Affiliations

  • International Assn. for Relationship Research
  • International Family Therapy Assn.
  • The RELATE Institute research group
  • Utah Assn. for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • American Assn. for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • National Council on Family Relations
  • Utah Council on Family Relations
  • International Family Therapy Assn

Publication Info

  • Stephanie Y Davis, Jonathan G Sandberg, Angela Beesley Bradford, Jeffry Hale Larson (2016). Gender differences in couple attachment behaviors as predictors of dietary habits and physical activity levels. Journal of Health Psychology.
  • jeffry h larson, spencer L james, kevin m shafer (2016). Relationship of self-regulation & relationship quality: The moderating influence of gender. Journal of child and family studies.
  • Dean M Busby, Jeffry Hale Larson, Thomas B Holman, William K Halford (2015). Flexible delivery approaches to couple relationship education: Predictors of initial engagement and retention of couples. Child and Family Studies.
  • Kim H Halford, C A Pepping, P Halpert, Dean M Busby, Jeffry Hale Larson, Guy Bodenmann, K L Wilson, Tom Holman (2015). Immediate Effect of Couple Relationship Education on Low-Satisfaction Couples: A Randomized Clinical Trial Plus an Uncontrolled Trial Replication. Behavior Therapy.
  • Kevin M Shafer, Todd M Jensen, Jeffry Hale Larson (2014). An Actor-Partner Model of Relationship Effort and Marital Quality. Family Relations.
  • Todd M Jensen, Kevin M Shafer, Jeffry Hale Larson (2014). Differences in Relationship Quality Measurement and Covariate Influence Between Individuals in First and Second Marriages: A Propensity Score Analysis. Marriage & Family Review.
  • Stephen Farr Duncan, Jeffry Hale Larson, Shelece McAllister (2014). Characteristics of Individuals Associated with Involvement in Different Types of Marriage Preparation Interventions. Family Relations.
  • Kevin M Shafer, Todd M Jensen, Jeffry Hale Larson (2014). Relationship effort, satisfaction, and stability: Differences across union type. Journal of marital and family therapy.
  • Kevin M Shafer, Todd M Jensen, Garrett T Pace, Jeffry Hale Larson (2013). former spouse ties and postdivorce relationship quality: relationship effort as a mediator. Journal of Social Service Research.
  • Jeffry Hale Larson, strait james, Jonathan G Sandberg, James M Harper (2013). The relationship between aattachment related family of origin experiences and sexual satisfaction in married couples. Journal of family therapy.