Brad Wilcox

Brad Wilcox is director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, senior fellow of the Institute for Family Studies, and a Deseret News contributor. He is also a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, where he directs The Home Economics Project. Inaugurated in fall of 2013, the research project explores the links between family and the economy at home and abroad.

Wilcox is also Professor of Sociology at the University of Virginia, and he has been a research fellow at Yale University, a research associate at Princeton University, and a Civitas Fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is additionally the author of When Marriage Disappears: The Retreat from Marriage in Middle America and the coauthor, with Kathleen Kovner Kline, of Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives.

His research on marriage and family life has been featured in CBS News, National Public Radio, NBC News, The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post, among other media outlets. He also consults regularly with companies on fertility and marriage trends in the United States.