Mark Regnerus

Mark Regnerus

University of Texas at Austin

Mark Regnerus is an associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austin and a faculty associate at the university’s Population Research Center. Author of over 30 published articles and book chapters, his research is in the areas of sexual behavior, family, and religion. He's the author of three books: Premarital Sex in America: How Young Americans Meet, Mate, and Think about Marrying (Oxford, 2011), Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers (Oxford, 2007) and The Future of Christian Marriage (Oxford, 2020). His work has been widely reviewed, including in Slate, the Dallas Morning News, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, and The New Yorker, and his research and opinion pieces have been featured in numerous media outlets.