Dr Jennifer Roback Morse

About Dr Jennifer Roback Morse

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D is the founder of the Ruth Institute, a global non-profit organization that defends the family at home and in the public square and equips others to do the same. She is passionate about equipping family advocates with the knowledge and confidence to defend the family at home and in the public square.

Dr. Morse was a campaign spokeswoman for California’s winning Proposition 8 campaign, defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman. She has authored or co-authored five books and spoken around the globe on marriage, family and human sexuality. Her work has been translated into Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Polish and Chuukese, the native language of the Micronesian Islands. Her newest books are The Sexual Revolution and Its Victims and 101 Tips for Marrying the Right Person, coauthored with Betsy Kerekes.

She earned her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester and taught economics at Yale and George Mason Universities.

Dr. Morse was named one of the “Catholic Stars of 2013” on a list that included Pope Francis and Pope Benedict XVI.

Dr. Morse and her husband are parents of an adopted child, a birth child, a goddaughter and were foster parents for San Diego County to eight foster children. In 2015, Dr. Morse and her husband relocated to Lake Charles, Louisiana, where the work of the Ruth Institute continues.

For a listing of Dr. Morse's current presentations, please click here. For more information, contact info@ruthinstitute.org. You can listen to many of Dr. Morse’s recent talks on the Ruth Institute podcast page.
22 03, 2021

Ruth Inst. Resource Center Fights Censorship and Propaganda

By |2021-03-16T14:16:56+11:00March 22nd, 2021|Freedom, Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

“I’m proud to announce that the Ruth Institute has opened its online Resource Center on Censorship and Propaganda,” said Ruth Institute President, Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. Morse observed: “Thoughtful people from across the political spectrum are becoming alarmed by the ‘Cancel Culture,’ Big Tech ...read more

25 02, 2021

Cuomo’s Surrogacy Law Ignores the Rights of Children

By |2021-02-23T16:15:34+11:00February 25th, 2021|Children, Family, World|0 Comments

“New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Surrogacy law legalises commercial, gestational surrogacy -- the buying and selling of newborns,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., Founder and President of the Ruth Institute. “We unequivocally deplore this law.” Already in hot water over his alleged responsibility for ...read more

19 02, 2021

Planned Parenthood Despicable for Medicating “Transgender” Youth

By |2021-02-19T18:05:59+11:00February 19th, 2021|Children, Gender, Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

“Apparently there’s no longer enough money in the abortion racket. Now Planned Parenthood has found a new class of victims to exploit,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., Founder and President of the Ruth Institute. Morse was reacting to an explosive interview with an anonymous ...read more

29 01, 2021

Twitter’s flexible standards — free speech vs child pornography

By |2021-01-29T16:20:40+11:00January 29th, 2021|Children, Freedom, Safety & Security, Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

Tech giant Twitter knowingly allowed the distribution of images of the sexual exploitation of a minor, a lawsuit filed in federal district court last week alleges. “Where were Twitter’s much-vaunted ‘community standards,’ in this case?” asked Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., founder and president of ...read more

21 01, 2021

US Catholic Diocese Makes a Stand Against the Folly of Gender Ideology

By |2021-01-21T15:33:01+11:00January 21st, 2021|Faith, Gender, Identity Politics, Leadership, World|0 Comments

“The Ruth Institute congratulates the Catholic Diocese of Lansing, Michigan, for siding with nature and science against ideology,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., founder and president of the Ruth Institute. On January 15, the Lansing diocese launched a policy on gender identity based on ...read more

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