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Blake Jones

Assistant Professor
Psychology, Psychology

1092 KMBL
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

I grew up in Arizona, and after high school I came to BYU with plans to become a pediatrician. Along the way, I started to do research with BYU faculty and developed a passion for research that seeks to understand how human behavior is related to health and well-being. I changed course and went to graduate school at Purdue University, where I completed my M.S. degree studying how temperament and personality influence helping children's behaviors.
After Purdue, I worked for the State of Indiana Department of Child Services as a family case manager for a year and a half. Then I came back to BYU from 2007-2010, where I completed my Ph.D. studying emotional regulation and perceptual development in young children, as well as how parental work roles influence health and well-being in the family. From 2010-2013 I was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where I was mentored by Dr. Barbara Fiese, an expert in how daily family routines influence children's health and well-being. Then in 2013 I returned to Purdue University as an assistant professor. After five wonderful years at Purdue my family felt it was time to move closer to our extended families and back to the mountains. When I was offered a position to come back here, we jumped at the chance and I am now privileged to be an assistant professor in Psychology at BYU.

Research Interests

My research program addresses the influence of daily routines and behaviors on health and well-being. Specifically, I am interested in how daily routines such as family mealtimes, bedtime routines, media use, and parental work schedules are associated with obesity, sleep problems, and hypertension in children and adolescents. I am also interested in identifying how physiological stress, psychological stress, and hormones influence the relationship between routines and health outcomes.

Education

  • PhD, Marriage, Family, and Human Development , Brigham Young University (2010)
  • Master of Science, Child Development and Family Studies , Purdue University (2006)
  • Bachelor of Science, Marriage, Family, and Human Development , Minor in Psychology, Brigham Young University (2002)

Honors and Awards

  • Mentoring Engagement Grant (MEG award) - $20,000, BYU (2020 - 2021)
  • Faculty Mentor selected for Service Learning Grant Award ($900), Purdue University (2017 - 2017)
  • Finalist for 'Favorite Faculty Award' (campus wide program) - 2017 , Purdue University (2017 - 2017)
  • Cluster Hire Community Building Award ($15,000), Purdue University (2016 - 2016)
  • 1st Place Graduate Student Poster Award (prize $300), Mary Lou Fulton Conference - Brigham Young University (2010 - 2010)
  • Blaine R. Porter Doctoral Scholar Award for 2009 ($3,000), Brigham Young University (2009 - 2009)
  • Graduate Student Excellence Scholarship - 2009 ($850), Brigham Young University (2009 - 2009)
  • Graduate Studies Travel Award - 2009 ($400), Brigham Young University (2009 - 2009)
  • Mary Lou Fulton Research Mentor Award for 2009 ($5,000), Brigham Young University (2009 - 2009)
  • Blaine R. Porter Doctoral Scholar Award for 2008 ($3,000), Brigham Young University (2008 - 2008)
  • Graduate Student Excellence Scholarship - 2008 ($1,000), Brigham Young University (2008 - 2008)
  • Graduate Studies Travel Award - 2008 ($500), Brigham Young University (2008 - 2008)
  • Mary Lou Fulton Research Mentor Award for 2008 ($5,000), Brigham Young University (2008 - 2008)

Memberships

  • Society for Research in Child Development (2009 - Present)
  • National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) (2008 - 2018)

Professional Citizenship

  • Editorial Review Board Member, Journal of Family Psychology (2017 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, USDA Multi-state Grant W3003-W4003 (2015 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Chair, Healthy Active Tippecanoe (2014 - 2018)
  • Committee/Council Member, Purdue University Center for Families (2017 - 2018)
  • Committee/Council Member, Ingestive Behavior Research Center (2013 - 2018)
  • Committee/Council Member, Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering (2013 - 2018)
  • Other, USDA Multi-State Grant W3003-W4003 (2017 - 2018)

Courses Taught

Publications

Aliceann Crandall Nomi Weiss-Laxer Eliza Broadbent Erin Kramer Holmes Brianna Michele Magnusson Lauren Okano Berge Jerica Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Blake Lee Jones Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Aliceann Crandall Nomi Weiss-Laxer Erin Broadbent Erin Kramer Holmes Brianna Michele Magnusson Lynn Okano Jerica Berge Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Blake Lee Jones Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla Nayantara Nair Zoe E Taylor Carly D Evich Blake Lee Jones Marla Reicks Jinan Banna Alex K Anderson Vanessa Da Silva Carolyn Gunther N K Hongu Blake Lee Jones Jinan Banna Rickelle Richards Blake Lee L Jones Alex K Anderson Marla Reicks Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Nobuku Hongu Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Eunjung Lim Zoe E Taylor Blake L Jones Zoe E Taylor Nicolette Kittrell Nayantara Nair Carly D Evich Blake L Jones Blake L Jones E Jeffrey Hill Rick B Miller Carly D Evich Blake L Jones Sara Schmitt Zoe E Taylor Marla Reicks Jinan Banna Alex Anderson Vanessa Da Silva Carolyn Gunther Nobuko Kay Hongu Blake L Jones Karina Lora Lillie Monroe-Lord Rickelle Richards Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Carolyn Gunther Marla Reicks Jinan Banna Asuka Suzuki Glade Topham Rickelle Richards Blake L Jones Zoe E Taylor Carly D Evich Kristine Marceau Nayantara Nair Blake L Jones Marla Reicks Cynthia Davey Alex K Anderson Jinan Banna Mary Cluskey Carolyn W Gunther Blake Lee Jones Marla Reicks Cynthia Davey Alex K. Anderson Jinan Banna Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Blake Lee Jones Rickelle Richards Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Barbara H Fiese Blake L Jones Jaclyn A Saltzman Barbara H Fiese Blake L Jones Rickelle Richards Blake L Jones Alex K Anderson Jinan Banna Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Kay Hongu Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Marla Reicks Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Zoe E Taylor Blake L Jones Laura Y Anaya Carly D Evich Laura C Hopkins Christine Penicka Carly D Evich Blake L Jones Carolyn C Gunther Marla Reicks Cynthia Davey Alex K. Anderson Jinan Banna Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Blake Lee Jones Rickelle Richards Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Blake L Jones Blake L Jones Salma Elwazeer Zoe E Taylor Salma M Musaad Katherine E Speirs Jenna T Hayes Amy R Mobley Nirgal Fitzgerald Blake L Jones Angela VanBrackle Madeleine Sigman-Grant Sara A Schmitt Irem Korucu Blake L Jones Frank Snyder Carly D Evich David J Purpura Yoonyoung Kwak Zoe E Taylor Laura Y Anaya Yi Feng Carly D Evich Blake L Jones Jaapna Dhillon Bruce A Craig Heather J Leidy Akua F Amankwaah Katherene OB Anguah Ashley Jacobs Blake L Jones Barbara H Fiese Craig Gundersen Brenda Koester Blake L Jones Barbara H Fiese Blake L Jones Jessica Jarick Jessica Jarick Blake L Jones Barbara H Fiese Madeleine Sigman-Grant Blake L Jones Jenna T Hayes Angela VanBrackle Blake L Jones Blake L Jones Barbara H Fiese STRONG Kids Team Jill R Bowers Angela R Wiley Blake L Jones Brian G Ogolsky Kathryn Branscomb Dipti A Dev Brent A McBride Barbara H Fiese Blake L Jones Hyunkeun Cho STRONG Kids Team Angela Kong Blake L Jones Barbara H Fiese Linda A Schiffer Angela Odoms-Young Yoonsang Kim Lauren Bailey Marion L Fitzgibbon Barbara H Fiese Blake L Jones Christin L Porter Blake L Jones E Jeffrey Hill Sarah J Carroll Blake L Jones Lydia A Buswell Tamara A Fackrell Adam M Galovan Daniel C Hyde Blake L Jones Ross A Flom Christin L Porter Adam M Galovan Tamara A Fackrell Lydia A Buswell Blake L Jones E Jeffrey Hill Sarah J Carroll Christin L Porter Blake L Jones Courtney A Evans Clyde C Robinson Daniel C Hyde Blake L Jones Christin L Porter Ross A Flom Blake L Jones D Phillip Scoville Edward Jeff Hill Geniel Childs Joan M Leishman Kathryn S Nally

Presentations

Jocelyn S Wikle Blake Lee Jones
Fabiola Herrera Zoe E Taylor Blake Lee Jones
Aliceann Crandall Nomi Weiss-Laxer Jerica Berge Eliza Broadbent Erin Kramer Holmes Brianna Michele Magnusson Lauren Okano Michael D Barnes Carl L Hanson Blake Lee Jones Maria Lelinneth Lagman Beloy Novilla
Carly D Evich Zoe E Taylor Blake Lee L Jones
Blake L Jones Jamie Escobedo Leilah Miller Sarah Null Zoe E Taylor
Zoe E Taylor Kristine Marceau Carly D Evich Blake L Jones
Zoe E Taylor Blake L Jones
Rickelle Richards Blake L Jones Alex K Anderson Jinan Banna Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Nobuko K Hongu Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Marla Reicks Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong
Alex K Anderson Rickelle Richards Blake L Jones Jinan Banna Carolyn Gunther Nobuko K Hongu Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Marla Reicks Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong
Asuka Suzuki Alex K Anderson So Yung Choi Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Nobuko Hongu Blake L Jones Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Christine Penicka Marla Reicks Rickelle Richards Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Jinan Banna
Jinan Banna Rickelle Richards Blake L Jones Alex K Anderson Mary Cluskey Carolyn Gunther Nobuko K Hongu Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Marla Reicks Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Eunjung Lim
Carly D Evich Blake L Jones Jonica Kao Zoe E Taylor
Blake L Jones Zoe E Taylor Carly D Evich
Zoe E Taylor Blake L Jones
Asuka Suzuki Alex Anderson Mary Cluskey Prima Ganganna Carolyn Gunther Nobuko Hongu Blake L Jones Rich Litchfield Karina Lora Scottie Misner Lillie Monroe-Lord Christine Penicka Marla Reicks Rickelle Richards Glade Topham Siew Sun Wong Jinan Banna
Zoe E Taylor Blake L Jones Nayantara Nair Carly D Evich
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Barbara H Fiese Craig Gundersen Brenda Koester Blake L Jones
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Amy J Schwichtenberg Blake L Jones
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Barbara H Fiese Blake L Jones
Giuseppe Martinengo Edward Jeffrey Hill Blake L Jones Erin K Holmes
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