Kennison Wood resizeAccording to the Pew Research Center, there are over 2.6 million single-father households in the United States. With a 900% increase from 1960, households headed by single fathers are slowly becoming as prominent as households headed by single mothers.

Despite the increase in the number of dads raising children on their own, little is known about their experiences and whether the long-term outcomes are similar to those observed in other types of households. 

Erin Wood, a graduate student in the Experimental Ph.D. program at Oklahoma State University, is currently conducting a survey of single dads with her faculty advisor Shelia Kennison.

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