Kerry Daly

Kerry Daly is the Dean of the College of Social and Applied Human Sciences, and has led the research agenda in Father Involvement. Kerry received his PhD in Sociology at McMaster University, and joined the faculty of Family Relations and Applied Nutrition in 1987.

Kerry's research interests focus on workplace flexibility in small businesses, the way that families negotiate and navigate the many time pressures in their lives, and some of the unique challenges that fathers face in their efforts to be good dads.

Dr. Daly is a founding director of the Centre for Families, Work and Well-being at the University of Guelph. He is the author of the book Families and Time: Keeping Pace in a Hurried Culture. Kerry has also been the recipient of the H. David Kirk Award for Research Excellence, Awarded by the Adoption Council of Canada, and the Learning and Teaching Award for Learner-Centred Excellence, College of Family and Consumer Studies.

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