Our Team

The Relationship Educator Blog is an ongoing project directed by Dr. Alan J. Hawkins at Brigham Young Universities.


Photo of Dr. Alan HawkinsAlan J. Hawkins, Ph.D.

Since 2000, Dr. Hawkins has focused his scholarship on the effectiveness of relationship education to help individuals and couples form and sustain healthy relationships and strong marriages.

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Photo of Dr. Derek GwinnDerek A. Gwinn, Ph.D.

Dr. Gwinn has facilitated, administered and evaluated relationship education programs since 1999. He provides technical direction for this blog, as we help educators translate research into practice.

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Student Contributors

Students at Brigham Young University assist Dr. Hawkins in searching for and summarizing RE research. Their help is key to the work of this blog.

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