John has primarily taught in the Couple and Family Therapy Program, training graduate students to be therapists. He is a Clinical Member and Approved Supervisor with the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy. His research and clinical interests focus on engaging men in a relational context, primarily around physical health issues, co-parenting, and fatherhood. John is the Principal investigator for a Community Action Research Project: Men's Health, Fatherhood and Cancer. A project designed to collaborate and engage men, their families and their communities who are managing Cancer. He is also a Research Collaborator (PI: Kerry Daly) with the Father Involvement Research Alliance, a Community-University Research Project. John is the author of a number of publications in social science books and journals in the areas of fatherhood, intergenerational family relationships, and community intervention.