BYU Event

Devotional: Erin Holmes, BYU School of Family Life

Marriott Center

Erin Holmes, professor in the BYU School of Family Life will deliver the Devotional address.

Holmes' remarks will be broadcast live on BYUtv, archived for on-demand streaming), KBYU-TV 11, Classical 89 FM, BYU Radio, and will be archived on

Erin Kramer Holmes is an Associate Professor and Associate Director of BYU’s School of Family Life. Her research focuses on fathering and mothering, including the effects of marriage, co-parenting, mental health and employment on parents and children. In 2011, Dr. Holmes won the National Council on Family Relations Award for Best Article on Men in Families by a New Professional; two other articles she published have been finalists for the same award. In 2013, she was a finalist for the international Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award, placing her article in the top 7 of 2,500 articles published on work and family in the year 2012. Recently, she won teaching awards from the School of Family Life Student Association, and from the School of Family Life. Professor Holmes has been happily married for 18 years to her opera singing husband, and they are parents to three children.