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Jason S. Carroll

Associate Director

Jason S. Carroll has been the Associate Director of the Wheatley Institute since September 2018. He is also a Professor in the School of Family Life at Brigham Young University and a Senior Fellow for the Institute for Family Studies. He received his Ph.D. in Family Social Science from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Carroll is an internationally-recognized researcher and educator in the areas of marriage readiness among young adults, marital intimacy, the effectiveness of marriage education, and modern threats to marriage – such as delayed age at marriage, materialism, pornography, relational aggression, and non-marital childbirth. Dr. Carroll’s work has been featured in the Economist, the Atlantic, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and other popular media and news outlets. In 2014, Dr. Carroll received the Berscheid-Hatfield Award for Distinguished Mid-Career Achievement, a biennial award given for distinguished scientific achievement by the International Association for Relationship Research.