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Lecture on April 9 - Putting Family Life First
(Released: 03/29/01)

By Karen Grava, Office of University Communications

STORRS, Conn. -- William J. Doherty, past president of the National Council on Family Relations, will deliver a lecture on "Family Life First: Reclaiming Family Time from Hyperactivity," on Monday, April 9, at 4:30 p.m. at the University of Connecticut's Thomas J. Dodd Research Center.

Doherty's scholarly interests range from fatherhood and marriage and family therapy to families dealing with chronic illness. He has written many books including Take Back Your Kids: Confident Parenting in Turbulent Times; The Intentional Family: How to Build Family Ties in Our Modern World; and the forthcoming Take Back Your Marriage: Sticking Together in a World That Pulls US Apart.

The lecture is sponsored by UConn's School of Family Studies and is a part of the Barbara Foote Johnson Commemorative Lecture Series. The talk is free and open to the public. It will be held in the Dodd Center's Konover Auditorium.

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