Land Center Lecture Series on October 19-20

The Land Center will host its first lecture series on October 19-20 on the campus of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. W. Bradford Wilcox, Professor of Sociology and Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia, will be the guest lecturer.

The schedule for the lecture series includes three separate lectures that are free and open to the public.

Thursday, October 19
11:30 am
Seelig Banquet Room of the Naylor Student Center
“Marriage Makes the Man: How Marriage Makes Men Work Harder, Smarter, and More Successfully”

Thursday, October 19
7:00 pm
Mathena Hall Auditorium
“Focused on the Family: How Faith Matters for American Families”

Friday, October 20
10:00 am
Mathena Hall Auditorium
“The Cohabitation-Go-Round: What Does Cohabitation Have to Do with Family Instability Around the Globe”

Dr. Wilcox is a world-renowned scholar on issues related to marriage, fatherhood, and cohabitation. His research is currently exploring the contribution that families make to the economic welfare of individuals and societies. Wilcox holds a Ph.D. from Princeton University and held research fellowships at Princeton University, Yale University, and the Brookings Institute prior to going to the University of Virginia. He has authored or coauthored several books including Soul Mates: Religion, Sex, Love, and Marriage among African Americans and Latinos (Oxford, 2016, with Nicholas Wolfinger), Gender and Parenthood: Biological and Social Scientific Perspectives (Columbia, 2013, with Kathleen Kovner Kline), Whither the Child?: Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility (Paradigm, 2013, with Eric Kaufmann), and Soft Patriarchs, New Men: How Christianity Shapes Fathers and Husbands (Chicago, 2004). He also regularly posts links to research about the family on Twitter at @WilcoxNMP.