|Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, author of The Divorce Culture, serves on the Massachusetts Commission for Responsible Fatherhood and the Religion and Public Values Task Force of the National Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy, and co-directs The National Marriage Project, which is a research and public education program based at Rutgers University. She earned her Ph.D. and M.A. from the University of Chicago and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin. She also studied at Columbia University as a Woodrow Wilson Fellow. Her work has appeared in various publications, including The American Enterprise, Woodrow Wilson Quarterly, and The Times Literary Supplement.|
Barbara Dafoe Whitehead has also been featured on the MARS HILL AUDIO Conversation "The American Way Toward Marriage," and the Report, "Wandering Toward the Altar: The Decline of American Courtship." A short description of the former is listed here, and a short description of the latter is available here.
|Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, on how young people are taught to invest in themselves rather than family or community (MARS HILL AUDIO Journal, Mar./Apr. 2003) MHT-61.2.2|
Barbara Dafoe Whitehead, on divorce as a democratic institution (MARS HILL AUDIO Journal, Jan./Feb. 1997) MHT-25.2.3