Email: draper@byu.edu
Office: 2102B JFSB
Phone: 801-422-4438
Thomas Draper, Professor

Department: Family Life

Vita

Bio


Ph.D. Developmental Psychology, Emory Univ. Happily married. Good children. Good children in-law. Good grandchildren. Good Church. Good colleagues. Life of the mind. Health.

Education

  • PHD, EMORY UNIVERSITY, 1976
  • MS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1973
  • BS, BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, 1971

Research Interests

Gerontology; Extreme longevity; research methods.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Publication Info

  • Thomas William Draper, Hayley (2014). Developmental Timing of the Male-Female Health-Survival Paradox. Perceptual & Motor Skills: Physical Development & Measurement.
  • Thomas William Draper, Heather Christie, Chelsea Moore (2013). Designating longevity hotspots: Cautions concerning. Psychological Reports: Mental & Physical Health.
  • Thomas William Draper (2012). Is There a Hidden Longevity Zone in Utah? Gerontological Society of America.
  • Thomas William Draper (2012). Gender and longevity. Proceedings International Society for the Study of Behaviorual Development .
  • Alan J Hawkins, David C Dollahite, Thomas William Draper (2012). Successful Marriages and Families: Proclamation Principles and Research Perspectives. Successful Marriages and Families: Proclamation Principles and Research Perspectives.
  • Thomas William Draper (2010). Utah exceptionalism. First Things.
  • Thomas William Draper (2010). Paradoxical Geographic Variation in Psychological and Behavioral Characteristics Measured at the State-level. Paradoxical Geographic Variation in Psychological and Behavioral Characteristics Measured at the State-level.
  • Thomas William Draper, Thomas B Holman, Shannon R. Grandy, Whitney W. Blake (2009). Individual, Demographic and Family Correlates of Romantic Attachments in a Group of Young American Adults. Psychological Reports.