Kevin Shafer, Associate Professor

Department: Sociology

Vita

Email: kevin_shafer@byu.edu

Office: 2019 JFSB

Phone: 801-422-4410

Bio

Kevin Shafer is an Associate Professor in Sociology and faculty affiliate in Social Work at Brigham Young University. His work addresses men's mental health, fathering, and how paternal mental health impacts father involvement and child wellbeing.

Education

  • PhD in Sociology from The Ohio State University, 2009
  • MA in Sociology from The Ohio State University, 2005
  • BA in Sociology from The Ohio State University, 2002

Research Interests

• Fathering
• Mental health
• Social inequality

Awards

  • Marjorie Pay Hinckley Young Scholar from College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences, 2020