President, Institute for Marriage and Public Policy, whose mission is to research and educate the public about ways that law and public policy can strengthen marriage as a social institution. A nationally syndicated columnist, Maggy Gallagher is the author of three books on marriage, and the principal drafter of The Marriage Movement: A Statement of Principles. Her most recent book (co-authored with Univeristy of Chicago Prof. Linda J. Waite) is The Case for Marriage: Why Married People are Happier, Healthier, and Better-Off Financially, which summarizes the social science evidence on the benefits of marriage form men, women, and children. Maggie received her A.B. from Yale University.