Timothy RarickTimothy M. Rarick, Ph.D.
Department of Home & Family
Brigham Young University-Idaho

Tim Rarick is a professor in the Department of Home and Family at BYU-Idaho. He has taught courses at Kansas State University and BYU-Idaho such as Lifespan Human Development, Parent Education, and Child and Family Advocacy to name a few. Dr. Rarick has conducted research studies with emerging adults (18-25 year olds) regarding their life-goal pursuits, life satisfaction , and views on marriage and family.

Tim also serves on the Advisory Board for United Families International–a pro-family organization that promotes the traditional family through public policy and research. He has spoken at conferences in the United States and China, and more recently at the United Nations in New York City regarding children and families. Dr. Rarick earned a master’s and doctorate degree in Marriage, Family, & Human Development from Kansas State University.

Tim and his wife, Jodi, have been married for 14 years and have one son and three daughters. He enjoys playing basketball, tennis, and the guitar. He is also a sucker for Tapioca pudding.