About Us

The Real Families, Real Answers website is sponsored by the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. Articles on the website are authored by students and faculty in the School of Family Life and are reviewed by a team of content experts and copy editors before publication.

Content on the website is overseen by Stephen F. Duncan, Ph.D., CFLE. Dr. Duncan is Professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University. He serves as Director of Content Development for the Real Families, Real Answers documentary series. He received his doctorate in family studies from Purdue University in 1988. Prior to coming to BYU, Dr. Duncan was Professor and Extension Specialist at Montana State University for more than seven years, and held a similar position for five years at Auburn University. His specialties include strengthening marriages and families through outreach family life education. He also serves on the editorial board of Family Relations and the Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy. Dr. Duncan and his wife Barbara are the parents of five children.