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Mike Goodman

Associate Professor
Church History and Doctrine

270G JSB
Provo, UT 84604

Biography

Bio: Born and reared in Southern California. Joined the church just before 18th birthday. Served two missions to Bangkok Thailand; one a year after joining the church and the other from 1997 to 2000 as a mission president. Married to Tiina Anita Goodman from Lahti Finland since 1985. Son: Mika and Daughter Kaisa. Bachelors degree in Journalism: Public Relations, Masters degree in Information Technology and a Ph.D. in Marriage, Family and Human Development.Worked for the Church Educational System since 1989. The first 9 years teaching seminary and institute in Oregon. After returning from serving as a mission president, taught at BYU while completing a Ph.D. in Marriage and Family. After completing doctorate, was Manager of the Church Educational System’s College Curriculum for three years. Has taught eight different courses in both the Church History and Doctrine and Ancient Scriptures departments at BYU. Languages: Thai

Resources for The Eternal Family - RELC 200 Here

Courses Taught: The Eternal Family, Missionary Preparation, The Living Prophets and Doctrine and Covenants in the Church History and Doctrine Department; Book of Mormon, New Testament, Old Testament and Pearl of Great Price in the Ancient Scriptures Department

Areas of Research: Marriage and Family / LDS Doctrine / Missionary Work and the International Church

Professional Citizenship

  • Committee/Council Chair, National Council on Family Relations, 2017-01-01 - 2017-12-31 - Present
  • Committee/Council Member, National Council on Family Relations, 2017-01-01 - 2017-12-31 - Present
  • Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer, National Council on Family Relations, 2008-01-01 - 2008-12-31 - Present
  • Officer, National Council on Family Relations, 2016-01-01 - 2016-12-31 - 2017-01-01 - 2017-12-31
  • Other, National Council of Family Relations, 2014-11-01 - 2014-11-30 - 2014-11-01 - 2014-11-30

Courses Taught

2020

  • REL C 130 : Section 002
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 200 : Section 028
  • REL C 200 : Section 029
  • REL C 200 : Section 032
  • REL C 200 : Section 004
  • REL C 200 : Section 007
  • REL C 200 : Section 008
  • REL C 200 : Section 014
  • REL A 327 : Section 008

2019

  • REL C 130 : Section 013
  • REL C 130 : Section 015
  • REL C 200 : Section 011
  • REL C 200 : Section 035

2018

  • REL C 130 : Section 013
  • REL C 130 : Section 015
  • REL C 200 : Section 007
  • REL C 200 : Section 011
  • REL C 200 : Section 029
  • REL C 200 : Section 002
  • REL C 200 : Section 003
  • REL C 200 : Section 005
  • REL C 200 : Section 009
  • REL C 200 : Section 014
  • REL C 200 : Section 035
  • REL A 327 : Section 006
  • REL A 327 : Section 008

2017

  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 130 : Section 010
  • REL C 200 : Section 006
  • REL C 200 : Section 010
  • REL C 200 : Section 028
  • REL C 130 : Section 006
  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 200 : Section 007
  • REL C 200 : Section 011
  • REL C 200 : Section 023

2016

  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 200 : Section 006
  • REL C 200 : Section 010
  • REL C 200 : Section 023
  • REL C 130 : Section 001
  • REL C 130 : Section 002
  • REL C 200 : Section 005
  • REL C 130 : Section 006
  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 200 : Section 003
  • REL C 200 : Section 010
  • REL C 200 : Section 023

2015

  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 130 : Section 009
  • REL C 200 : Section 015
  • REL C 200 : Section 018
  • REL C 200 : Section 022
  • REL C 234 : Section 001
  • REL C 234 : Section 013
  • REL C 130 : Section 006
  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 130 : Section 011

2014

  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 005
  • REL C 234 : Section 014
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 234 : Section 001
  • REL C 130 : Section 005
  • REL C 130 : Section 006
  • REL C 130 : Section 012
  • REL A 327 : Section 009

2013

  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 005
  • REL C 234 : Section 017
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 130 : Section 001
  • REL C 130 : Section 002
  • REL C 130 : Section 003
  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 015
  • REL C 130 : Section 005
  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 130 : Section 010

2012

  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 005
  • REL C 234 : Section 017
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 130 : Section 008
  • REL C 130 : Section 001
  • REL C 130 : Section 002
  • REL C 130 : Section 003
  • REL C 234 : Section 008
  • REL C 234 : Section 013
  • REL C 234 : Section 018
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 130 : Section 012

2011

  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 006
  • REL C 234 : Section 007
  • REL C 234 : Section 020
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 234 : Section 008
  • REL C 234 : Section 017
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 130 : Section 012
  • REL C 130 : Section 013

2010

  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 006
  • REL C 234 : Section 016
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 130 : Section 007
  • REL C 130 : Section 014
  • REL C 234 : Section 001
  • REL C 234 : Section 002
  • REL C 234 : Section 003
  • REL C 234 : Section 008
  • REL C 234 : Section 013
  • REL C 234 : Section 017
  • REL C 130 : Section 012
  • REL C 130 : Section 013

2009

  • REL C 234 : Section 010
  • REL C 234 : Section 017
  • REL C 234 : Section 018
  • REL C 234 : Section 019
  • REL C 130 : Section 015
  • REL C 130 : Section 017
  • REL C 234 : Section 003
  • REL C 234 : Section 004
  • REL C 234 : Section 006
  • REL C 234 : Section 008
  • REL C 234 : Section 013
  • REL C 234 : Section 014
  • REL C 234 : Section 015
  • REL C 130 : Section 012

2008

  • REL C 234 : Section 002
  • REL C 234 : Section 010
  • REL C 234 : Section 011
  • REL C 234 : Section 018
  • REL C 130 : Section 004
  • REL C 130 : Section 016
  • REL C 234 : Section 001
  • REL C 234 : Section 002
  • REL C 234 : Section 003
  • REL C 234 : Section 013
  • REL C 234 : Section 014
  • REL C 234 : Section 018
  • REL C 130 : Section 013

2007

  • REL C 234 : Section 002
  • REL C 234 : Section 011
  • REL C 234 : Section 016
  • REL C 325 : Section 009
  • REL A 122 : Section 009
  • REL C 325 : Section 001
  • REL C 325 : Section 002
  • REL A 122 : Section 085

2006

  • REL A 327 : Section 014
  • REL A 327 : Section 003
  • REL C 333 : Section 022

2005

  • REL A 327 : Section 013
  • REL A 212 : Section 003
  • REL A 212 : Section 028

2004

  • REL A 327 : Section 014
  • REL A 327 : Section 001
  • REL A 327 : Section 400
  • REL A 301 : Section 002
  • REL C 130 : Section 010
  • REL A 301 : Section 004

Publications

  • Goodman MA. July (3rd Quarter/Summer), 2018. Teaching the Doctrine of the Family: A South African Example. 2nd ed. Provo, Utah: RSC / Deseret Book.

Presentations

  • Goodman MA, Dyer WJ. LGBTQ adolescent depression and suicidal ideation - The role of family and faith. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2019.
  • Goodman M, Dyer WJ, Ogletree MD, Longitudinal Relational Research--Lessons Learned from the Family Foundations of Youth Development Project. Society for the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality. This was a review of our research findings for the past two years. April, 2019.
  • Hardy SA, Goodman MA. Religion, Sexual Orientation, an Adolescent Suicide. Society for Research in Child Development . March, 2019.
  • Hardy SA, Goodman MA, Dyer WJ, Ogletree MD. Religion, sexual orientation, and adolescent suicide. Society for Research in Child Development. March, 2019.
  • Goodman MA, Dyer WJ, Grubbs J, Sperry H. Adolescent suicidal ideation: The Role of family and faith. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2018.
  • Dyer J, Goodman MA, Ogletree MD. Mental Health and LDS Youth. Friday Faculty Forum. This presentation was to the Religion Faculty at BYU Justin, Mike, and I shared our findings from the Foundations of Faith Research project, highlighting mental health among LDS adolescents. April, 2018.
  • Goodman MA, Dyer WJ. The LDS Church and Suicidality: A National Study. Mary Lou Fulton Mentored Learning Conference. March, 2018.
  • Goodman MA, Dyer WJ. Utah Suicidality: Faith, Family and Other Correlates, . Utah Council of Family Relations. March, 2018.
  • Dyer WJ, Ogletree C, Nauta S, Goodman MA. Adolescent Suicide: The Moderating and Mediating Role of Family and Faith. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2017.
  • Goodman M, Dyer WJ, Ogletree M, Hemmelgarn E, Baker H. How Does Religion Impact Positive Adolescent Outcomes. National Council on Family Relations. November, 2017.
  • Goodman MA, Dyer J, Ogletree MD. Intergenerational Transmission of Religion and Family Well-Being. Families and Human Rights: Promise and Vulnerability in the 21st Century. November, 2016.
  • Goodman MA. Bringing Christianity & the Gospel to Thailand. The World-Wide Church: The Global Reach of Mormonism. March, 2014.
  • Dollahite DC, Goodman MA, Marks L. Religion and Transformative Processes in Marriage: A Qualitative Study. Annual Conference of the Religious Research Association and Society for the Scientific Study of Religion Boston, MA. November, 2013.
  • Goodman MA. Mormon Marriage: A ‘Curious Combination of Typicality and Peculiarity. Mormonism and the Exotic. May, 2013.
  • Goodman MA, Marks LD, Dollahite DC. Religion and Transformative Processes in Marriage: A Qualitative Study. Annual Conference of the National Council on Family Relations. November, 2012.
  • Goodman MA. Religion and Transformative Processes in Marriage: A Qualitative Study. Nation Council on Family Relations Annual Meeting. October, 2012.
  • Goodman MA. Transformational Processes and Meaning in LDS Marriages. Utah Council on Family Relations Annual Conference. April, 2012.
  • Goodman MA. Elam Luddington: First LDS Missionary to Thailand. A Firm Foundation: Church Organization & Administration. 2011.
  • Goodman MA, Dollahite DC, Marks LD, Layton E. Faith in Marriage and Family. Christian Scholars Conference. June, 2011.
  • Goodman MA. Faith in Marriage and Family. Christian Scholars Conference: The Path of Discovery: Science, Theology, and the Academy. June, 2011.
  • Goodman MA. The Power of the Sealing Covenant to Exalt. FamilyForever. June, 2011.
  • Goodman MA. A Modern Latter-day Saint Approach to Marriage and Family. Mormon History Association Annual Conference. May, 2010.
  • Goodman MA. The Gospel of Jesus Christ in the Old Testament. 2009 Sperry Symposium. 2009.
  • Goodman MA. Laman and Lemuel: A Case Study in "Not Becoming". 36th Annual Sidney B Sperry Symposium. 2007.
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