W. Bradford Wilcox
Bradford Wilcox is a professor of sociology and the director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia. In 1992, he earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia, where he was named a Jefferson Scholar. He went on to earn his doctorate from Princeton University.
Wilcox has authored and coauthored several books, his latest work being Unequal Family Lives: Causes and Consequences in Europe and the Americas. He has also written Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage Among African Americans and Latinos and Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives. His research delves into the relationships among marriage, gender, and culture, exploring how these factors influence the quality and stability of family life.
Wilcox is a nonresident senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and a Future of Freedom Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies. He also consults for companies such as Nestle, Procter & Gamble, and Kimberly-Clark, providing insights into fertility and marriage trends in the United States.
Throughout his career, Wilcox’s research has been featured in journals such as the American Sociological Review, the Journal of Marriage and Family, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, The Atlantic, and the National Review. He has received the Best Graduate Paper Award and the Best Article Award from the American Sociological Association Religion Section for his research.