Alan J. Hawkins
Professor Alan J. Hawkins earned a bachelor of science degree in psychology from BYU. He then spent three years as a full-time father before returning to get a master’s degree in organizational behavior. He worked for BankAmerica for two years and then completed a PhD in human development and family studies at Pennsylvania State University. He joined the BYU faculty in 1990.
Dr. Hawkins’ scholarship has focused on promoting fathers’ involvement with their children, the effects of father involve¬ment on men’s development, balancing the demands of employment and family life, and the division of domestic labor in dual-earner households. He has published more than 30 journal articles and chapters on these topics, and is a coauthor of the recent Generative Fathering: Beyond Deficit Perspectives.