Email: day@byu.edu
Office: 2092B JFSB
Phone: 801-422-6415
Randal Day, Professor

Department: Family Life

Vita

Education

  • PHD, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1979
  • M.S., UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-MADISON, 1975
  • MS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1974
  • BS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1973

Awards

  • SFLSA Graduating Senior Most Influential Professor, School of Family Life Student Association
  • Martin B. Hickman Outstanding Scholar, College of Family Home and Social Science, 2011
  • National Outstanding Education Program, USDA: Agriculture Distance Education Consortium (ADEC), 1997
  • Hammer Award, NICHD- presented by Vice President Al Gore, 1996

Professional Affiliations

  • International Association for Relationship Research
  • International Sociological Association
  • Society for Research on Adolescents
  • Society for Research on Child Development
  • American Sociological Association
  • National Council on Family Relations

Publication Info

  • William J Dyer, Randal D Day, James M Harper (2013). Wrestling Proteus: Assessing the Varying Nature of Father Involvement Across Contexts. Journal of Marriage and Family.
  • Hana Yoo, Suzanne Bartle-Haring, Randal D Day, Rashmi Gangamma (2013). Couple Communication, Emotional and Sexual Intimacy, and Relationship Satisfaction. Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy.
  • Laura Padilla Walker, Randal D Day, William J Dyer, Brent C Black (2013). "Keep on keeping on, even when it’s hard!” Predictors and outcomes of adolescent persistence. Journal of Early Adolescence .
  • Randal D Day, Alan C. Acock (2013). Marital well-being and religiousness as mediated by relational virtue and equality . Journal of Marriage and Family.
  • Hana Yoo, X. Feng, Randal D Day (2013). Adolescents’ empathy and prosocial behavior in the family context: A longitudinal study. Journal of Youth and Adolescence.
  • Wesley R. Burr, Loren Marks, Randal D Day (2012). Sacred Matters: Religion and Spirituality in Families.
  • Gustavo Carlo , Laura Padilla Walker, Randal D Day (2011). A test of the economic strain model on adolescents' prosocial behaviors . Journal of Research on Adolescence .
  • Keri Anne Dyer, Jini L Roby, Randal D Day, Rodreck Mupedziswa (2011). Father involvement in Botswana: How adolescents perceive father presence and support. Families in Society.
  • Katherine Christensen, Laura Padilla Walker, Dean M Busby, Sam A Hardy, Randal D Day (2011). Relational and Social-Cognitive Influences on Adolescents' Forgiveness of Parents . Journal of Adolescence .
  • Sarah Marie Coyne, Laura Padilla Walker, Laura Stockdale, Randal D Day (2011). Game on girls: Associations between co-playing video games and adolescent behavioral and family outcomes. Journal of Adolescent Health .