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.
5 08, 2020

Removing Margaret Sanger’s Name Won’t Mean Fewer Black Babies Killed

By |2020-08-04T11:14:21+10:00August 5th, 2020|Identity Politics, Life, World|0 Comments

Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., called Planned Parenthood’s announcement that Margaret Sanger’s name will be taken off its Manhattan clinic “an important gesture, but still just a token. In New York City, there will still be almost as many abortions of black ...read more

15 06, 2020

Are “Husband” and “Wife” Offensive?

By |2020-06-13T15:14:53+10:00June 15th, 2020|Family, Gender, Identity Politics, World|0 Comments

Ruth Institute Rejects UN “Gender-Neutral Language” Manipulation Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., said the United Nations’ attempt to make language more politically correct is “another advance for the Sexual Revolution and a further descent into barbarism.” A UN bureaucrat recently tweeted that ...read more

27 04, 2020

Dr. Fauci, can we decide for ourselves how much risk to take?

By |2020-04-27T08:56:52+10:00April 27th, 2020|Family, Safety & Security, World|1 Comment

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Founder and President of the Ruth Institute, expressed concern over the public health establishment’s back and forth attitude toward individual risk-taking. “If young people using Grindr can make their own risk-taking decisions about sex, why can’t elderly people make their own ...read more

8 04, 2020

Ruth Institute Calls for Moratorium on “Sex-Change” Operations and Clarification on “Conversion Therapy”

By |2020-04-04T18:28:54+11:00April 8th, 2020|Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., founder and president of the Ruth Institute, called on the nation’s governors to halt “gender reassignment surgery” during the coronavirus crisis. Morse explained: “The government has called for a moratorium on non-essential procedures in order to conserve medical resources. Sex-change ...read more

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