Rob Weisskirch, MSW, Ph.D. has been teaching in higher education for over 25 years. He is currently a Professor of Human Development at California State University, Monterey Bay, teaching there since 2001. He teaches a range of courses from Child Development to Death and Dying to Capstone for undergraduates. He has published widely with over 80 peer-reviewed articles, one edited book, and several book chapters. He also publishes a monthly column on fathering in Monterey Bay Parent Magazine.