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Staff

Director: W. Bradford Wilcox

Professor Wilcox is associate professor of sociology at the University of Virginia and a member of the James Madison Society at Princeton University. As an undergraduate, he was a Jefferson Scholar at U.Va. His research focuses on marriage, and on the ways that gender, religion, class, and children influence the quality and stability of American family life. He has published articles on marriage, cohabitation, fatherhood, and religion and family life in The American Sociological Review, Social Forces, The Journal of Marriage and Family, and The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion. His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, Time, CNN, NBC’s The Today Show, and numerous NPR stations.

Contact: wbwilcox@virginia.edu          Click here for complete biography

  

Senior Fellow: Jeffrey Dew

Jeffrey Dew is an assistant professor in the department of Family, Consumer, and Human Development at Utah State University.

Contact: jeff.dew@usu.edu

  

Senior Fellow: Scott Stanley

Scott Stanley, Ph.D., is a research professor and co‑director of the Center for Marital and Family Studies at the University of Denver.

Contact: scott@stanleyemail.com

  

Senior Fellow: Galena Rhoades

Galena Rhoades, Ph.D., is a Research Associate Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Denver.

Contact: grhoades@du.edu

  

Assistant: Sam Richardson

Sam Richardson is the Graduate Research Assistant for the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, a Sociology Ph.D. candidate and an assistant professor of sociology and religion in the Virginia Community College System. After completing undergraduate studies at the University of Southern California, Sam received an M.Div. from Denver Seminary and an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Connecticut. His current research is focused on the intersection of religious identity and the family among young adults.

Contact: sam.richardson@virginia.edu