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Dr. William Jeynes’ Research on the Unique Role of Fathers

Published July 6, 2018

The Times Free Press highlights the research of Dr. William Jeynes, who recently wrote an article for the Institute for Family Studies. In his article, Dr. Jeynes analyzed 34 studies exploring the unique role a father plays in a child’s life finding statistically-significant effects highlighting this role. Dr. Jeynes found the association between fathering and the outcome variables were sustained across social measurements, psychological indicators, and academic achievement among different age groups for both genders.