The director of the Center for Studies of the Family at Brigham Young University will speak Tuesday in the de Jong Concert Hall about efforts to strengthen families being made at BYU and around the world.

The devotional by Alan J. Hawkins, associate professor of family sciences, will be broadcast live at 11 a.m. on KBYU-TV (Channel 11) and KBYU-FM (89.1).He will discuss the teaching efforts related to family and marriage occurring at BYU and in other locations.

Hawkins' scholarship has focused on promoting fathers' involvement with their children, balancing the demands of employment and family life and the division of domestic labor in dual-earning households.