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.
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

19 01, 2021

Transgenderism is a Massive, Uncontrolled Experiment on Children

By |2021-01-17T14:14:50+11:00January 19th, 2021|Sexual Integrity, World|0 Comments

“Removing healthy breasts is irrevocable and unconscionable,” said Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., in response to the California Department of Insurance stating insurance companies must pay for the breast removal of teenaged girls “transitioning” to boys. Further, these operations are no longer ...read more

23 12, 2020

Ruth Inst. and Life Petitions Demand NBC Stop Smearing Pro-Family Groups

By |2020-12-24T18:53:15+11:00December 23rd, 2020|Fairness & Justice, Family, World|0 Comments

Life Petitions and the Ruth Institute have launched an online petition demanding NBC retract its December 9 story, insinuating the Institute is a hate group. Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., explained: “Using the Southern Poverty Law Center as its source, NBC reported ...read more

4 12, 2020

Brits Ban Puberty Blockers: Court says minors can’t consent

By |2020-12-04T12:28:22+11:00December 4th, 2020|Children, Gender, Identity Politics, Sexual Integrity|0 Comments

A High Court in the United Kingdom ruled it unlikely that minors suffering from gender dysphoria are able to give informed consent for hormone-blocking drugs. Ruth Institute Founder and President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., was greatly encouraged by this ruling. “Keira Bell, one of ...read more

17 11, 2020

Abortion & Communism – 18 Nov 2020: 100th Anniversary of Legalised Abortion Worldwide

By |2020-11-17T10:58:40+11:00November 17th, 2020|Life, World|0 Comments

“On November 18, 1920, Soviet Russia became the first country to legalise abortion,” said Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., founder and president of The Ruth Institute. “It’s not surprising that a totalitarian state pioneered legalised abortion. Just as communism violates human rights on a massive ...read more

23 10, 2020

Barrett Didn’t Have to Apologise – Homosexuality is not Innate

By |2020-10-17T21:07:25+11:00October 23rd, 2020|Identity Politics, World|0 Comments

“Judge Barrett did not have to apologise at all for using the expression ‘sexual preference,’” said Ruth Institute President Dr. Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D., “Homosexuality is not innate.” Morse was commenting on an exchange in the course of Amy Coney Barrett’s confirmation hearing. Sen. Mazie ...read more

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