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Byran Korth

Byran B. Korth

Associate Professor
Church History and Doctrine

365D JSB
Provo, UT 84602

Biography

Byran B. Korth is an associate professor in the Department of Church History and Doctrine at BYU. Following a mission to Mexico in 1988-90, he received his bachelor and master degrees from BYU in Family Sciences (1993 and 1995, respectively). In 2000 he completed a doctorate in Human Development and Family Studies from Auburn University (Auburn, Alabama), emphasizing the social development of young children and the parent-child relationship. His first faculty position was in 1999 at Auburn University as an assistant professor and director of children’s programs of an early learning center. He joined BYU in 2004 as an assistant professor in Early Childhood Education in the McKay School of Education, preparing university students to work with parents and to be teachers of young children in preschool through 3rd grade. As an associate professor he joined the Department of Church History and Doctrine in the spring of 2016 where he has merged his training and experience regarding early childhood development and family relations with the gospel of Jesus Christ. His research interests include the spiritual development of young children. He and his wife, Sheia, live in Springville, Utah and are the parents of three children.

Courses Taught: The Eternal Family (REL C 220), Doctrine and Covenants (REL C 324)

Areas of Expertise: early childhood development & learning; parenting & family relations

Areas of Research: spiritual development of young children; early childhood religious education

Research Interests

LDS Parenting & Family Relations
Early Childhood Development & Learning
Spiritual Development of Young Children
Early Childhood Religious Education

Teaching Interests

LDS Parenting & Family Relations
Early Childhood Development & Learning

Education

  • Ph.D., Human Development & Family Studies , Auburn University (2000)
  • M.S., Family Sciences-Family Life Education , Brigham Young University (1995)
  • B.S., Family Sciences , Brigham Young University (1993)

Honors and Awards

  • B. West Belnap Citizenship Award, Religious Education, Brigham Young University (2020 - 2020)
  • Jeanne Priester Fellowship, Auburn University (1998 - 1998)
  • Presidential Graduate Fellowship, Auburn University (1997 - 1997)

Memberships

  • National Council on Family Relations (2016 - Present)
  • Society for Research in Child Development (2011 - Present)
  • National Association for the Education of Young Children (2000 - Present)
  • National Association of Early Childhood Teacher Educators (2007 - 2019)

Professional Citizenship

  • Officer, National Council on Family Relations; Religion, Family, Spirituality Section (2019 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Member, National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators (2011 - Present)
  • Committee/Council Chair, National Association for Early Childhood Teacher Educators (2011 - 2013)

Courses Taught

Publications

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Presentations

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Heather Kelley Byran Baird Korth David Quinn Galbraith
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