The Council on Contemporary Families is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to providing the press and public with the latest research and best-practice findings about American families.
Through their fantastic research on American families, these scholars are already having quite the impact on their fields. Congratulations to all!
Dr. Christina Cross
Dr. Priya Fielding-Singh
Dr. Jessica Su
Dr. Zhe (Meredith) Zhang
It turns out there is a big difference between dividing up the tasks so that each partner does different ones versus sharing or alternating the same tasks, so that partners contribute equally to each.
New rankings from Academic Influence rank CCF Director of Research and Public Education Stephanie Coontz as the 18th most influential woman historian of the last 10 years. Congratulations, Stephanie!
The CCF Scholars Early Career Program offers a unique professional development and mentorship opportunity to early-career scholars conducting research on American families. Applications due April 8, 2022.
A new study estimates that about 70% of U.S. moms can expect to be primary financial providers before their children turn 18.
CCF Experts Joanna Pepin, Daniel Carlson, Kathleen Gerson, Philip Cohen, and Barbara Risman discuss which policies would be most beneficial to American families.
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