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Dean Busby

Professor
School of Family Life, Family Life

2086 JFSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Dean M. Busby, Ph.D. is the director of the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. in Family Therapy from Brigham Young University. Following his schooling he taught at Syracuse University and Texas Tech University, where he was the department chair, before returning to Brigham Young University. He is a published author of books, book chapters, and research articles in the area of marriage relationships, sexuality, relationship education and intervention, assessment of couples, and relationship trauma. His research has garnered university and national awards and been funded by federal and state grants. Dr. Busby has taught at the university level for more than twenty years, primarily in the area of dating and marriage relationships, family violence, and research methods. His courses are popular and well-received. Dr. Busby has been married for 30 years and he and his wife Colleen are the parents of three sons.

Research Interests

Marriage relationships, sexuality, relationship conflict, relationship education and intervention, assessment of couples, and relationship trauma

Teaching Interests

Marriage Relationships, Sexuality, Research Methods, Family Violence, Assessment

Honors and Awards

  • Virginia F. Culture Lecturer 2011, School of Family Life (2011 - 2011)

Administrative Assignments

  • School of Family Life: Director (2012 - 2018)

Courses Taught

Publications

Chelom Eastwood Leavitt David B Allsop Dean M Busby Shayla M Driggs Heather M Johnson Matthew T Saxey Dean M Busby Brian J Willoughby Hsin-Yao Chiu Joseph A Olsen Alyssa Jane Banford Witting Dean M Busby Chelom Eastwood Leavitt Nathan D Leonhardt Dean M Busby Rebecca W Clarke Dean M Busby Nathan D. Leonhardt Chelom E. Leavitt Veronica Hannah-Walker Dean M Busby Nathan D. Leonhardt Spencer L James Dean M Busby David C Dollahite Dean M Busby Brian J Willoughby Melissa L. McDonald Dean M Busby Hsin-Chao Chiu Dean M Busby Hsin-Chao Chiu Brian J Willoughby Joseph A Olsen Dean M Busby Jeffry Hale Larson Thomas B Holman William K Halford Kim H Halford C A Pepping P Halpert Dean M Busby Jeffry Hale Larson Guy Bodenmann K L Wilson Tom Holman Jerevie M. Canlas Richard B Miller Dean M Busby Jason S Carroll Dean M Busby Keitaro Yoshida Frank O. Poulsen Thomas B Holman Dean M Busby Jason S Carroll Shelece McAllister Stephen Farr Duncan Dean M Busby Brian J Willoughby Jason S Carroll Dean M Busby Sarah Marie Coyne Dean M Busby Brad Bushman Douglas A Gentile Robert D Ridge Laura Stockdale Jeffry Hale Larson mallory j meyer Dean M Busby James M Harper Katherine Christensen Laura Padilla Walker Dean M Busby Sam A Hardy Randal D Day Jason S Carroll Luke R. Dean Lindsay Larson Dean M Busby Tamara A. Fackrell Franklin O. Poulsen Dean M Busby David C Dollahite Sarah Marie Coyne Laura Stockdale Dean M Busby Bethany Iverson David M Grant Thomas B Holman Dean M Busby Dean M Busby Jason S Carroll Brian J Willoughby W. Kim Halford Keithia Wilson Bronlyn Watson Tony Verner Jeffry Hale Larson Dean M Busby Thomas B Holman

Presentations

Lacey Bagley Alyssa Jane Banford Witting Dean M Busby
Jason S Carroll Dean M Busby David Allen Nelson Sarah Ellison
Andrew Brown Jason S Carroll Brian J Willoughby Dean M Busby Jeffry Hale Larson Jeffry Hale Larson
Jeffry Hale Larson Dean M Busby Jonathan G Sandberg jamie m smith
Jeremy Boden Dean M Busby
Andy P. Brown Jeffry Hale Larson Dean M Busby Mark H Butler Carly Ostler
Kaylene J Fellows Edward Jeffrey Hill Dean M Busby Erin Kramer Holmes
Dean M Busby Randal D Day