Men's Work and Family Experiences Study

Department of Psychology, George Mason University

Is your partner pregnant? For this research to succeed, we need your insights!

Click here to complete the screener.

Please note that as of March 2021, we are not enrolling new participants, but may in the future. Please feel free to complete the screener and we will notify you if we are enrolling new participants.

Project Overview

How do men navigate their job- and family-related commitments when they become fathers? What challenges do men face during and after a partner's pregnancy?

Your responses are needed in order to address these and other questions!

On this site, you'll find more information about the project and the research team. If you're interested in participating, please complete our screening survey to determine if you are eligible.

Want to participate?

Please follow this link in order to take the screener survey (~1 minute) to determine your eligibility.

What does participation entail?

This study has three short surveys (under 20 minutes each) that will be sent to you about one month apart.

Why participate?

If you complete all the surveys we send to you, you will be entered into a drawing for a Visa gift card worth $250.

Who is conducting the research?

We are researchers in the psychology department at George Mason University. This study is being conducted under the supervision of Dr. Lauren Kuykendall, Assistant Professor of Psychology.


Contact to get more information about the project.

This research is being conducted by Lydia Craig ( under the supervision of Dr. Lauren Kuykendall ( at George Mason University. You may contact the George Mason University Institutional Review Board (IRB) Office at 703-993-4121 ( if you have questions about this research. Please refer to IRBNet number 1651119-1 in communications with the IRB about this research.