Mikaela Dufur, Professor

Department: Sociology


Email: mikaela_dufur@byu.edu

Office: 2037 JFSB

Phone: 801-422-1720


Mikaela Dufur received a bachelor's degree in English from Brigham Youn University and master's and PhD degrees in sociology from The Ohio State University. Her primary research interests are in the social resources available to children and adolescents, particularly how those resources vary in different family structures. She also studies race and gender in sports.

Research Interests

Child and Adolescent Social Capital
Social Resources in Families and Schools
Single Mother and Single Father Families
Cross-national difference in Family Structures
Race and Gender in Sport

Professional Affiliations

  • National Council of Family Relations
  • Population Association of America

Recent Publications