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Alan Hawkins

Dir, School of Family Life
Dean's Office

2086-B JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Alan J. Hawkins is a Professor and current Director of the School of Family Life at Brigham University in Provo, Utah. He earned a Ph.D. in Human Development and Family Studies at The Pennsylvania State University in 1990. Professor Hawkins has taught and conducted research and outreach at Brigham Young University since 1990. In 2012, he received the university's prestigious Karl G. Maeser Research Award. From 2014-2019 he held the Camilla E. Kimball Endowed Professorship of Home and Family Living. His scholarship and outreach focuses on educational and policy interventions to help couples form and sustain healthy relationships and enduring marriages. In 2003-2004, he was a visiting scholar with the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families (U.S. Department of Health & Human Services), working on the federal healthy marriages initiative. He has served twice as the Chair of the Utah Marriage Commission.

Research Interests

- Programs and policies to help couples form and sustain healthy marriages and relationships.
- Divorce ideation.
- Educational programs and policies to strengthen responsible fathering.

Teaching Interests

Introduction to the School of Family Life (SFL 101)
Forming and Maintaining Marital Relationships (SFL 325)
Family Life Education (SFL 498)
Meta-Analysis (MFHD 695R)

Licenses and Certifications

  • National Council on Family Relations, Certified Family Life Educator (2000 - 2009)

Honors and Awards

  • Camilla Eyring Kimball Endowed Professorship of Home and Family Life, Brigham Young University (2014 - 2019)
  • Advancing the Cause, National Association for Relationship and Marriage Education (2013 - 2013)
  • Annual Research Award, School of Family Life, Brigham Young Universty (2012 - 2012)
  • Significant Research Award, Utah Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (2012 - 2012)
  • J. Reuben Clark, Jr. Fellowship, Brigham Young University (2008 - 2011)
  • Virginia F. Cutler Lecture, School of Family Life (2003 - 2004)

Administrative Assignments

  • School of Family Life: Director (2018 - Present)
  • School of Family Life: Associate Director (2017 - Present)
  • : Associate Director (2000 - 2003)
  • : Director (1996 - 2000)

Memberships

  • National Council on Family Relations (1988 - Present)
  • Society for Prevention Research (2007 - 2009)

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Chair, Utah Marriage Commission (2015 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Fatherhood Research and Practice Network (2013 - Present)
  • Board Member, National Association for Relationship and Marriage Education (2012 - Present)
  • Board Member, Oklahoma Marriage Initiative (2010 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Utah Marriage Commission (2004 - Present)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Couple & Relationship Education (2012 - 2017)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Family Process (2014 - 2017)
  • Other, National Council on Family Relations (2014 - 2015)
  • Committee/Council Chair, National Council on Family Relations (2014 - 2015)
  • Committee/Council Member, National Advisory Committee, National Center for Families & Marriage Research (2008 - 2012)
  • Committee/Council Member, Texas Healthy Marriage Initiative Research Advisory Group (2008 - 2011)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Fathering (2005 - 2011)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Proclamation Volume Revision Editorial Team (2008 - 2011)
  • Committee/Council Chair, Utah Healthy Marriage Initiative (2009 - 2011)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Family Relations Review Board (2000 - 2008)
  • Editor, Associate Editor, Fathering (2002 - 2004)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Marriage and Family (2001 - 2003)

Courses Taught

Publications

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