University to Host Marriage Research Center; Ohio Gets $4.3 Million Federal Pact for First-of-Kind Facility

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University to Host Marriage Research Center; Ohio Gets $4.3 Million Federal Pact for First-of-Kind Facility


Byline: Cheryl Wetzstein, THE WASHINGTON TIMES

The nation's first research center on marriage will be housed at an Ohio university, the federal government has announced.

Bowling Green State University has won the $4.3 million contract to create the National Center for Marriage Research (NCMR), said Melissa Pardue, deputy assistant secretary in the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The new research center will support studies on marriage and family structure and their effects on the health and well-being of individuals, families, children and communities, Ms. Pardue said Thursday.

"The concept for the center was really developed in response to the compelling research on marriage and the critical role of family structure in the well-being of children and families," she said. "Based on that, we could see the need to continue to answer some of these critical questions of 'why' - why are marriage and well-being so interrelated?"

Wendy Manning and Susan Brown, who teach in Bowling Green's sociology department and are known for their studies on unmarried cohabitation, will be co-directors of the new center.

"Families are becoming more complicated" and more and better research is needed, said Ms. Manning, who holds a doctorate in sociology and directs the Center for Family and Demographic Research.

The new marriage research center will have three key missions - investigating questions on marriage, family structure and well-being; linking research and policy; and training the next generation of family scholars, said Ms. …

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