Family Studies Faculty Advisors


Jerry Cook, Ph.D.

Jerry Cook
Associate Professor


B.S. Utah State University
M.A. Utah State University
Ph.D. Utah State University

Areas of research: father involvement, identity development, transition to parenthood, the influence of expectations and societal standards, marital relationships, intervention effectiveness, balancing work and family roles, and how past experiences shape current behaviors.

Areas of interest: Research Methods, Generative Fathering and Mothering, and Resiliency.

Office hours:    MRP 3011       278-4322


J. Ann Moylan, Ph.D.

J. Ann Moylan
Program Director

Faculty Advisor
: Family Life Education Certificate


B.A., Wake Forest University
M.S., Purdue University
Ph.D., University of Georgia

Director: Center for Family Studies

Professional Affliliations:

Infant Development Association of California (IDA)
Zero to Three - National Center for Infants, Toddlers, & Families
National Council on Family Relations
Child Life Council
National Association for the Education of Young Children
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S.

Areas of research: Family Support, Early Intervention, Parent-Child Interaction

Areas of interest: Parent Education, Sexuality Education, Child Life, Preschool Years

Office hours:   MRP 3025  278-5098