W. Bradford Wilcox

W. Bradford Wilcox, Associate Professor of Sociology of the University of Virginia, is Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies. As an undergraduate, Wilcox was a Jefferson Scholar at the University of Virginia (’92) and later earned his Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has held research fellowships at Princeton University, Yale University, and the Brookings Institution.

The coauthor of Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives (Columbia, 2013, with Kathleen Kovner Kline), Professor Wilcox’s research has focused on marriage, fatherhood, and cohabitation. Now, Dr. Wilcox is exploring the contribution that families make to the economic welfare of individuals and societies.

Professor Wilcox is coauthor of the forthcoming Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love, & Marriage Among African Americans and Latinos (Oxford, 2016).

Marriage is a Social Justice Issue

A conversation with Brad Wilcox about the social revolutions that have generated economic inequality.


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