Mark Regnerus is professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin, senior fellow at the Austin Institute for the Study of Family and Culture and a faculty associate at the university’s Population Research Center. His research is in the areas of sexual behavior, family, marriage, and religion.
He is the author of more than 40 published articles and book chapters, and four books: The Future of Christian Marriage (Oxford, 2020); Cheap Sex and the Transformation of Men, Marriage, and Monogamy (Oxford, 2017); Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying (Oxford, 2011); and Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers (Oxford, 2007). His published research is widely reviewed, including in outlets such as The New Yorker, The Atlantic Monthly, Christianity Today, Slate, and the Wall Street Journal. He’s a frequent contributor to First Things, National Review, and Public Discourse.