Diversity and Inclusion in Men in Families Research Article Award

2018 Recipient
Jay Fagan, Ph.D., Temple University
“Maternal Gatekeeping: The Associations Among Facilitation, Encouragement, and Low-Income Fathers’ Engagement With Young Children”


This award, given by the Men in Families Focus Group, recognizes high-quality research on men in diverse families.


The recipient will receive a certificate. The award is presented annually at the Men in Families Focus Group annual meeting.


To be considered for this award, an article must:

  • be published in a peer-reviewed journal in the prior calendar year;
  • focus on men in diverse families; and
  • have an NCFR member as one of the first three authors.

Nomination/application process

The men in families focus group maintains a list of peer-reviewed journals that we review each year to identify articles that qualify for the award. In addition, we solicit nominations from the focus group membership.


September 30: No application is required. Nomination deadline each year will be announced to the Men in Families Focus Group discussion group.