Scott Gardner

Marriage & Family Studies Faculty

Phone Number 208-496-4012

Email Address

Email Address   223M CLK


  • Ph.D. (1995) Marriage and Family Therapy, Texas Tech University, Dissertation on Adult Attachment Styles in Clinical Populations
  • M.S. (1991) Child & Family Development, University of Georgia
  • B.S. (1989) Psychology, BYU


  • Racquetball, gardening, cycling, and my family.

Current Projects

A select few BYU-I students and I have been working on an article to be published in a journal.  The article is an evaluation of a healthy marriage and relationship curriculum called What's Reel. It will be presented at the NCFR conference in November 2014.

Previous Teaching Experience

  • Professor - Human Development & Family Studies Department, South Dakota State University, Brookings, SD (1996 - 2007)
  • Instructor - Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX (1992-1994)

Clinical Experience

Marriage and Family Therapist - Private Practice (Brookings, SD; 1996-2007)

Research Experience

Several grants and articles on the effectiveness of relationship education curricula on teen relationships and future marriage.