Scott Behson, PhD, is a professor of management at Fairleigh Dickinson University, a national expert in work and family issues, and was a featured speaker at the recent White House Summit on Working Families and the United Nations.
He’s the author of The Working Dad’s Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home, the first book of its kind to provide advice and encouragement for working fathers, helping them to achieve success in their careers while also being the involved, loving dads they always wanted to be. The book is available in paperback, e-book and audio book formats, and was an Amazon #1 best seller in both the fatherhood and career advice categories. It has a 4.8 out of 5 rating on Amazon, based on 29 reader reviews.
Scott founded and runs the popular blog, Fathers, Work, and Family, dedicated to helping working fathers and encouraging more supportive workplaces. He writes regularly for the Harvard Business Review, Huffington Post and Good Men Project, and has also been published in TIME, Success, Fast Company and The Wall Street Journal.
Scott has appeared on MSNBC, CBS This Morning, Fox News and Bloomberg Radio, as well as NPR’s Morning Edition, Radio Times and All Things Considered. His work has been featured in such outlets as the Atlantic, Esquire, Quartz, The Washington Post, HLN’s Raising America, MSN Money, Salary.com, Today.com, and Working Mother magazine.
Scott is an accomplished keynote speaker and consultant who has worked with Fortune 500 companies and major conferences. He’s also worked in support of smaller community-based parenting and fatherhood organizations.
At the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Scott was named a Silberman Global Faculty Fellow and is a recent recipient of the Teacher of the Year award. He is a nationally-recognized scholar in Work-Family Balance and Workplace Flexibility, having published 17 peer-review journal articles and making over 40 presentations at prestigious national and international academic conferences. Scott has won six research awards and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Work-Family Research.
Scott earned a Ph.D. from the University at Albany, State University of New York and a B.S. from Cornell University. He lives in Nyack, NY with his wife, stage actress Amy Griffin, and son, Nick. Contact him @ScottBehson on Twitter and follow him on Fathers, Work, and Family.