College of Education and Professional Studies

Dr. Brandon Burr

Email: bburr1@uco.edu

Phone: (405) 974-5793

Office: HES 202C

Box: 118

Degrees

  • Ph.D.-Oklahoma State University, 2010. Focus: Human Development and Family Science
  • M.S.-Oklahoma State University, 2006. Focus: Human Development and Family Science
  • B.S.-Brigham Young University, 2003. Focus: Family Studies

General Information

Certifications

  • Certified Family Life Educator, National Council on Family Relations
  • Relationship Education Workshop Leader, PREP, Inc.
  • Divorce Education Workshop Leader, Center for Divorce Education

Selected Awards

  •  2015 Family and Consumer Sciences Research Journal Emerging Scholar Award
  •  2015 Student and New Professional Outstanding Paper Award (Faculty Mentor). National Council on Family Relations Religion, Spirituality & Family Life Section.
  •  College of Education and Professional Studies Emergent Faculty Award for Professional Contributions, April, 2014 University of Central Oklahoma
  •  Outstanding Poster Award (2015, March). Annual Conference of the Oklahoma Council on Family Relations, Tulsa, OK.

Publications

Research Funding/Grant Proposals  (* Indicates student contributor)

 Bertram, A. G., Atkins, L., Powers, M., Burr, B. K., Kambour, T., & Sears, K. (2015). Generations learning together: Pilot study for creating an Intergenerational Center. Requested budget $7010.01 (funded).

 *Kuns, J. B., & Burr, B. K. (2014). Preparing young adults for successful relationships through the Within My Reach relationship education program. Requested budget $500.00 (funded).

 Burr. B. K., & Bertram, A. G. (2013). Creativity and connection in relationships through marriage curricula. Requested budget $4962.79 (funded).

Selected Publications   (* Indicates student contributor)

Burr, B.K., *Kuns, J.B., Bertram, A.G., & Cottle, N.R. (in press). Incorporating relationship education into a college class on marriage. Family Science Review.

Bertram, A.G., Sears, K., Burr, B.K., *Fuller, J., & *Green, K. (in press). Building communities: College preparation education for grandparents raising grandchildren. Journal of Intergenerational Relationships.

Hubler, D.S., Burr, B.K., Gardner, B.C., Busby, D.M., & Larzelere, R.L. (in press). The intergenerational transmission of family stress and relationship outcomes. Marriage and Family Review.

Burr, B.K., Gardner, B.C., Cox, R.B., Larzelere, R. E., & Hubler, D.S. (2015). How do time and vocational stress influence attitudes toward relationship education? Family & Consumer Sciences Research Journal, 44, 143-158.

Burr, B.K., *Kuns, J.B., Atkins, L., Bertram, A.G., & Sears, K. (2015). Generation to generation: Passing on religious and spiritual beliefs and practices. Journal of Religion, Spirituality, and Aging, 1, 1-18.

*Fuller, J. N., Frost, A. M. H., & Burr, B. K. (2015). The impact of religiosity and socioeconomic factors on perceived ideal timing of marriage in young adults. Journal of Student Research, 4, 120-129.

Cottle, N.R., *Thompson, A.K., Burr, B.K., & Hubler, D.S. (2014). The effectiveness of relationship education in the college classroom. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 13(4), 267-283.

Burr, B. K., Hubler, D.S., Gardner, B.C., Patterson, J., & Roberts, K.M. (2014). What are couples saying about relationship education? A content analysis. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 13(3), 177-197.

Burr, B.K., Hubler, D.S., Larzelere, R.L., & Gardner, B.C. (2013). Applying the actor-partner interdependence model to micro-level analyses of marital partner affect during couple conversations: An exploratory investigation. Marriage and Family Review, 49, 284-308.

Selected Presentations   (* Indicates student contributor)

Burr, B., Hubler, D., Gardner, B., & *Kuns, B. (2015). Exploring the impact of gender on perceptions of relationship education. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Gardner, B., Burr, B., Hubler, D., Cottle, N., & Payne, P. (2015). Measuring attitudes toward relationship education: An instrument validation study. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

*Bagley, L., Burr, B., *Daffern, K., *Lindstrom, T., *Paine, A., Hubler, D., & *Kuns, B. (2015). Does religiosity influence relationship attitudes differently for young adults? Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

*Lambertsen, A., Hubler, D., *Pomeroy, C., Payne, P., Burr, B., & Schvaneveldt, P. (2015). Media use as it correlates to communication patterns and relationship satisfaction in romantic partners. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Payne, P., Hubler, D., & Burr, B. (2015). Teaching dynamic systems theory for family life educators. Paper presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

*Kuns, B., Burr, B., & Bertram, G. (2015). Relationship education in the college classroom: Results from a two-year study. Round table presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Cottle, N., Burr, B., Hubler, D., Payne, P., & Kern, B. (2015). Assessing unique perceptions of couple relationship education programs. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Burr, B. K., & *Chilvers, S. (2015). Not enough time in the day: Assessing time pressures influences on attitudes toward relationship education. Paper presented at the annual Oklahoma Council on Family Relations Conference, Tulsa, OK.

*Kuns, B., Burr, B. K., & Bertram, G., (2015). Does anyone talk anymore? Improving communication and choices through relationship education with young adults. Paper presented at the annual Oklahoma Council on Family Relations Conference, Tulsa, OK.

*Watson, M., Bertram, G., Burr, B. K., & Sharp, B. (2015). The impact of cell phone use on romantic relationships. Paper presented at the annual Oklahoma Council on Family Relations Conference, Tulsa, OK.

*Slusarchuk, J., *Kuns, B., Burr, B. K., Payne, P., & Hubler, D. (2015). The impact of technology on couple communication and relationship satisfaction. Poster presented at the annual Oklahoma Council on Family Relations Conference, Tulsa, OK.

Burr, B.K., Bertram, G., *Green, K., & *Stepp, T. (2014). Teaching Relationship Education in the College Classroom: Results from Two Semesters. Poster presented at the annual conference of the National Council on Family Relations, Baltimore, MD.