Gallagher ...journalist, author and pro traditional
is President of the newly founded Institute for Marriage
and Public Policy (iMAPP.
org) whose unique mission is research and public
education on ways that law and public policy can strengthen
nationally syndicated columnist, Ms. Gallagher is the author
of three books on marriage and is the principal drafter of
The Marriage Movement: A Statement of Principles (signed
by over 100 prominent scholars and civic leaders) available
She has served as article editor of National Review
and is one of the founding editors of the Manhattan Institute's
City Journal. Her column appears in 50 papers nationwide,
including The New York Post.
major media appearances include: ABC's Nightline, CNN,
CNN-International, The Jim Lehrer News Hour,
Nationally syndicated public radio On Point, The
Laura Ingraham Show, and Jim Dobson's Focus on the
speaks and debates on marriage frequently at college campuses
including: Amherst College, University of Wisconsin-Madison,
Pomona College, Yale University, Howard University Law School,
Rutgers University, Rhodes College and Quinnipiac Law School,
has written for many major publications including The New
York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The New
Republic and the Weekly Standard.
most recent book (co-authored with University of Chicago Prof.
Linda J. Waite), The Case for Marriage: Why Married People
are Happier, Healthier, and Better-Off Financially (Doubleday,
2000), summarizes the social science evidence on the benefits
of marriage for men, women, and children.
is a graduate of Yale (class of '82) and lives with her husband
and two children in Westchester, New York.
Gallagher is available for solo speeches and debates with