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David Dollahite

Professor
School of Family Life, Family Life

2092B JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

David C. Dollahite is Professor of Family Life at Brigham Young University where he teaches classes and conducts research on the links between religion and family life. He is Co-Director (with Dr. Loren Marks) of the American Families of Faith Project. He received the Eliza R. Snow Fellowship for his research on religion and family relationships and was an Associate Director of the School of Family Life.
He has been a visiting scholar at the Stanford University Center on Adolescence, the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Dominican University of California, and was the Jawaharlal Nehru Visiting Scholar at Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, India.
Professor Dollahite obtained a bachelor’s degree in family life and a master’s degree in marriage and family therapy from BYU (1985) and a doctorate in family studies from the University of Minnesota (1989).
He is co-author (with Loren D. Marks) of Religion and Families: An Introduction (2017, Routledge). He has published over 100 scholarly articles and chapters and has edited or co-edited four books including Generative Fathering (Sage, 1998) and three volumes on LDS family life: Successful Marriages and Families (BYU Studies, forthcoming), Helping and Healing Our Families (Deseret Book, 2005), and Strengthening Our Families (Bookcraft, 2000).
David and his wife, Mary Kimball Dollahite, J.D. have been married since August of 1983 and are the lucky parents of seven terrific kids—Rachel, Erica, Camilla, Kathryn, Spencer, Jonathan, and Luke and are grandparents of David, Edward, and Eliza Lambourne (children of Rachel and Collin Lambourne).

Research Interests

The nexus of religion and family relationships

Teaching Interests

Current Classes:
MFHD 645 Religion and Families
SFL 345 Family in World Religions
SFL 460 Advanced Family Processes

Honors and Awards

  • Camilla Eyring Kimball Professorship, College of Family, Home, & Social Sciences (2018 - Present)
  • Best Public Scholarship Publication, School of Family Life (2019 - 2019)
  • Research Award, School of Family Life (2015 - 2015)
  • Virginia F. Cutler Lecturer, BYU, College of Family, Home, and Social Sciences (2015 - 2015)
  • Co-recipient (with Sam A. Hardy) of Marjorie Pay Hinckley Research Award, College of Family, Home, & Social Sciences (2013 - 2014)

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (2017 - Present)
  • Religious Research Association (2003 - Present)
  • Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (2003 - Present)
  • National Council on Family Relations (1983 - Present)

Professional Citizenship

  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, Psychology of Religion and Spirituality (2011 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, Sesame Workshop (2018 - 2018)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, Religions (international online scholarly journal ) (2010 - 2018)
  • Editorial Review Board Member, BYU Studies Quarterly (2012 - 2017)
  • Media Interview, Various Media Outlets (2015 - 2015)
  • Other, John Templeton Foundation (2010 - 2010)
  • Other, Search Institutue Center for Spiritual Development in Childhood and Adolescence (2006 - 2008)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

David C Dollahite Heather H Kelley Spencer L James Loren Dean Marks
William Stanford Madisyn Glazier Justin J Hendricks Julie Herbst Loren Dean Marks David C Dollahite
Justin J Hendricks Zach Johnson Madisyn Glazier Julie B Herbst Loren Dean Marks David C Dollahite
Justin J. Hendricks Joe M. Chelladurai Loren Dean Marks David C Dollahite
Loren Dean Marks David C Dollahite Heather H. Kelley
David C Dollahite Loren Dean Marks Heather H. Kelley
David C Dollahite Loren D Marks Joe M Chelladurai
Andrew H Rose David C Dollahite H Lee T Little W Justin Dyer
Joe M Chelladurai David C Dollahite Loren D Marks
Joe M Chelladurai David C Dollahite Loren D Marks
David B Allsop Chelom E Leavitt S Driggs Rebecca Clarke Loren D Marks David C Dollahite
Joe M Chelladurai David C Dollahite Loren D Marks
Betsy H Barrow David C Dollahite Loren D Marks
Elisabeth R Kirchner Loren D Marks David C Dollahite
Elisabeth R Kirchner Loren D Marks David C Dollahite
David B Allsop Chelom E Leavitt S Driggs Rebecca Clarke Loren D Marks David C Dollahite
Joe M Chelladurai David C Dollahite Loren D Marks
Betsy H Barrow David C Dollahite Loren D Marks
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Hilary Dalton David C Dollahite Loren Dean Marks
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Hilary Dalton David C Dollahite Loren Dean Marks
Betsy H Barrow David C Dollahite Loren Dean Marks
Ashley A Tuft Loren Dean Marks David C Dollahite
Hilary Dalton Loren Dean Marks David C Dollahite
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Alexandra L. Knell Taylor M. Parsons Michelle A. Chandler David C Dollahite
Alexandra L. Knell Michelle A. Chandler Taylor M. Parsons Sam A Hardy David C Dollahite
David C Dollahite Loren D. Marks Hilary Dalton
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Alexandra L. Knell Taylor M. Parsons M A. Chandler Sam A Hardy David C Dollahite
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Madison Lawrence Nathaniel M Lambert David C Dollahite Loren D. Marks
Emma Porter Nathaniel M Lambert David C Dollahite Loren D. Marks
Michael A Goodman Loren D. Marks David C Dollahite
Toshi Shichida David C Dollahite Jason S Carroll
David C Dollahite Alan J Hawkins Melissa Parr
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David C Dollahite Emily Layton Howard M Bahr Anthony B. Walker Jennifer Y. Thatcher
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Rachel Loser Shirley Klein David C Dollahite Edward Jeffrey Hill