Today we have with us Todd Martin, Dean and Associate Professor of Sociology – Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at TWU. Discussing connected learning, family development theory and spark plugs.
Dr. Martin holds a Bachelor of Arts degrees in theology and sociology as well as Masters of Arts in family studies. His Doctorate of Philosophy in sociology of family was conducted at the University of British Columbia. In addition to his interests in religion and family, he also has research interests in family theory, family structure, the interaction of the institutions of work and family as well as union formation patterns over the life course. He is co-author of Families Across the Life Course (Pearson 2012) and Family Theories – An Introduction (Sage 2019). His research has been published in the Journal of Adolescent Research, Journal of Family Theory, Marriage and Family Review as well as International Migration Review. He is managing editor of the Journal of Comparative Family Studies. Todd Martin is a member of the National Council on Family Relations, and is a Certified Family Life Educator.Support the show (https://www.twu.ca/donate-now)