Brad Harrington

The New Dad: The Evolving Roles of Fathers at Work and at Home

Brad Harrington

Talk: The New Dad: The Evolving Roles of Fathers at Work and at Home

Fathers today are more involved in childcare and housework, and they increasingly value work-life support at work. Understanding fatherhood trends can help us better develop workplace programs to recruit, retain, and engage men who are caregivers. During this talk, Dr. Brad Harrington (the Executive Director of the Boston College Center for Work & Family (CWF), a research professor in the Carroll School of Management and a faculty member in the University’s Capstone Program) will discuss findings from his research initiative on The New Dad, which examines the evolving roles and attitudes of working fathers. Learn more about this research and get the book at http://www.thenewdad.org.

Brad Harrington

Dr. Harrington’s research and teaching focuses on career management and work-life integration, the changing role of fathers, contemporary workforce management strategies and the leadership of organizational change. He is a frequent keynote speaker at professional conferences. He has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and research reports and is a regular contributor to the Huffington Post.