Brad Wilcox: The Impact of COVID-19 on Family Trends in America
On this week’s podcast, Brad Wilcox joins to help us understand how COVID-19 has impacted the family. We discuss the current marriage rate and fertility trends and address some of the potential long-term effects of a two-year pandemic.
Brad Wilcox is the director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, professor of sociology at the University of Virginia, senior fellow at the Institute for Family Studies, and a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. Professor Wilcox’s research has focused on marriage, fatherhood, and cohabitation, especially on the ways that family structure, civil society, and culture influence the quality and stability of family life in the United States and around the globe. He is the co-author of Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives, co-author of Whither the Child?: Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility, and the author of Soft Patriarchs, New Men: How Christianity Shapes Fathers and Husbands.
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