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 White House Summit on Working Families and at the United Nations.
He’s the author of the The Working Dad’s Survival Guide: How to Succeed at Work and at Home (Motivational Press, 2015), 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.
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 Online, Huffington Post and the Good Men Project, and has also been published in TIME, 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, Inc., Buzzfeed, GQ, The Washington Post and Salary.com.
At the Silberman College of Business at Fairleigh Dickinson University, Scott teaches, conducts research, and provides consulting services in Work-Family Balance and Workplace Flexibility. Scott earned a Ph.D. from the University at Albany, State University of New York and a B.S. from Cornell University. He was named the Silberman College of Business Teacher of the Year for 2010-2011, and, this past year, was named a Silberman Global faculty Fellow. Scott has published 17 peer-review journal articles, made over 40 presentations at prestigious national and international academic conferences, won six research awards, and is a two-time nominee for the prestigious Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Work-Family Research.
Scott is an accomplished professional speaker and consultant, working with companies, conferences and organizations on work-family programming and delivering keynote addresses on fatherhood, work-family policy, and where the two intersect.