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Jason S. Carroll

Jason S. Carroll is a Fellow at the Wheatley Institution and Professor of Marriage and Family Studies in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University.  He currently serves as Associate Director in the School of Family Life.  He received his Ph.D. in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota.  Dr. Carroll is an internationally-recognized researcher and educator in the areas of marital intimacy, marriage readiness among young adults, the effectiveness of marriage education, and modern threats to marriage (such as pornography, delayed age at marriage, materialism, premarital sexuality, and non-marital childbirth). 

Dr. Carroll’s work has been featured in the Economist, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, LA Times, Newsweek, USA Today, Psychology Today Magazine, National Public Radio, the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, and other popular media and news outlets.In 2014, Dr. Carroll received the Berscheid-Hatfield Award for Distinguished Mid-Career Achievement, a biennial award given for distinguished scientific achievement by the International Association for Relationship Research


Not for love or money: the economic consequences of delayed marriage

2 Jun 2016
Today's relationship churning is particularly hard on the less educated.

From friends of the Court: Same-sex marriage leads to fertility decline

23 Apr 2015
Statistics show that birth rates fall.