News and Announcements

Wendy Mannning, "Divorce Rate Plunges to Its Lowest Level in 40 Years - Except for Boomers Who Are Splitting Up Three Times More Than the Generation Before Them"
Daily Mail, June 21, 2019

Wendy Manning, "The Divorce Rate Is at a 40-Year Low, Unless You're 55 or Over"
Wall Street Journal, June 21, 2019

Karen Guzzo, "Gender Penalty: Student Debt and Daycare Stifle American Mothers"
Al Jazeera, May 28, 2019

Susan Brown, "Young Marrieds Are Staying Married, Thanks to Our Divorced Parents"
Cosmopolitan, May 20, 2019

Karen Guzzo, "Americans Are Having Fewer Kids Than Ever Before"
InStyle, May 17, 2019

Karen Guzzo, "The Misplaced Fears About the United States' Declining Fertility Rate"
The Atlantic, May 17, 2019

Susan Brown, "Unity Couple Reaches Rare Milestone with 75th Wedding Anniversary"
Tribune Review, May 16, 2019

Karen Guzzo, "US Birth Rate Continues to Fall"
AP, May 15, 2019

Kei Nomaguchi, "What Number of Kids Makes Parents Happiest?"
The Atlantic, May 3, 2019

Wendy Manning, "Do Married Millennials Cheat on Each Other?"
The Atlantic, May 1, 2019

Peggy Giordano has been named the 2019 recipient of the Edwin L. Sutherland Award by the American Society of Criminology for her outstanding contributions to the field of criminology. She will be recognized at the awards ceremony during the annual meeting in November

Philip Stinson, "A Police Officer Shot a Woman in Pajamas. Here's Why It May Be Hard to Convict Him"
New York Times, April 9, 2019

CFDR Researchers to present at the 2019 Population Association of America annual meeting in Fort Worth, Texas, April 10-13, 2019.     Research Posters

Susan Brown, "Gay, Single, Divorced, Remarried: Democratic Candidates Reflect the Changing American Family"
NBC News, April 3, 2019

Tom Mowen and John Boman received the 2018 Article of the Year Award from the Academy of Criminal Justice Sciences for their publication, “Assessing the Within-Person Impact of Social/Behavioral Programs, Increased Supervision, and Jail Time on Polysubstance Use During Reentry,” published in Corrections: Policy, Practice, and Research.

Nancy Orel, "DART Unit Adds Officer to Help Senior Population"
Toledo Blade, March 18, 2019

Philip Stinson, "Police Officers Convicted for Fatal Shootings Are the Exception, Not the Rule"
NBC News, March 13, 2019

Karen Benjamin Guzzo, "The Consequences of Teen Motherhood Can Last for Generations"
The Atlantic, March 11, 2019

NCFMR research cited in "Marriage as Seen Through Younger Eyes"
News and Tribune, February 19, 2019

Wendy Manning, "Millennial Couples Buying Homes Before They Get Married Are Making a Risky Move that Shows How Different They Really Are from Their Parents"
TimesUnion, February 9, 2019

Karen Guzzo, "Fertility Rate Hits 30-year Low as Americans Aren't Having Enough Babies to Replace Themselves, New Study Shows"
ABC News, January 10, 2019

NCFMR research cited in "Parents Again: The Growing Number of Americans Raising their Grandkids"
The Guardian, December 19, 2018

Susan Brown, "Millennials Spur a Drop in Divorce Rates"
Houston Chronicle, December 6, 2018

Jennifer Copp and NCFMR research cited in "Late to Launch: The Post-Collegiate Struggle"
The New York Times, December 4, 2018

Susan Brown, "If You're Single with Cancer, You May Get Less Aggressive Treatment than a Married Person"
The Washington Post, December 3, 2018

NCFMR research cited in "The Divorce Rate is Dropping. That May Not Actually Be Good News"
Time, November 26, 2018

Karen Guzzo, "Rates of Births to White Single Moms Accelerates"
The Inquirer, November 12, 2018

Wendy Manning, "Premarital Cohabitation and the Odds of Divorce: The Latest"
Psychology Today, November 3, 2018

Wendy Manning's research cited in "So Is Living Together Before Marriage Linked to Divorce or What?
The Atlantic, October 24, 2018

Wendy Manning named first Aldrich Distinguished Professor in Sociology

NCFMR Research cited in "Millenials Taking Different Approach to Marriage"
Toledo Blade, October 8, 2018

Krista Payne, "What Is the Actual Divorce Rate in America? It's Complicated"
Fatherly, October 5, 2018

NCFMR Research cited in "Millennials & Matrimony: Young Generation Credited with Decline in Divorce Rate"
Today Show, September 28, 2018

Susan Brown, "Blending Households Means Balancing Heart and Head"
Sentinel-Tribune, September 28, 2018

Susan Brown, "Millennials Are Causing the U.S. Divorce Rate to Plummet"
Bloomberg, September 25, 2018

Susan Brown and I-Fen Lin, “Divorcing After 50: How Gray Divorce Affects Your Health”
U.S. News & World Report, September 21, 2018

Philip Stinson, "Botham Jean and Police Accountability"
All Things Considered, September 16, 2018

Susan Brown and I-Fen Lin, "Beyond 'The Brady Bunch:' Stepfamilies in Later Life"
OUPblog, September 16, 2018

Philip Stinson, "The Federal Government Doesn't Track Police -- But I Do: The Amber Guyger Case Is Not an Isolated Incident
The Atlantic, September 11, 2018

Kelly Balistreri and Kara Joyner, “‘Asian, ew gross’: How the ‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Movie Could Help Change Stereotypes about Asian Men”
Washington Post, August 3, 2018

Kei Nomaguchi was named 2018 “Top 50” Overall Contributor to Work and Family Research by the Work and Family Researchers Network.

CFDR Researchers to present at the 2018 American Sociologiogical Association Meeting in Philadelphia, August 11-14, 2018

Wendy Manning, "More Americans Live Together and Have Babies Before They Marry"
National Catholic Register, July 11, 2018

Wendy Manning, "What Living Together Before Marriage Really Means for Your Relationship"
Brides, July 10, 2018

Karen Guzzo on the #MeToo movement changing landscapes in the dating scene
Toledo Blade, June 24, 2018

Karen Guzzo, "Is America's Record Low Birth Rate a Cause for Concern?
Wisconsin Public Radio, May 24, 2018

Karen Guzzo, "What's Discouraging Millennials from Starting a Family?"
Bloomberg, May 24, 2018

Wendy Manning, "Consciously Uncoupled: A Quarter of American Parents are Unmarried as More People Choose Cohabitation Over Vows"
Daily Mail, May 22, 2018

I-Fen Lin awarded Fellow status at the Gerontological Society of America (GSA). GSA Fellow status recognizes members for their outstanding and continuing work in the field of gerontology.

Karen Guzzo, "US Birth Rate Hits All-Time Low: What's Behind the Decline?"
LiveScience, May 17, 2018

Karen Guzzo, "Older Moms Are an Elite Club"
The Atlantic, May 12, 2018

Susan Brown, "Living Apart Together: Older Couples Find New Ways"
The Oregonian, May 11, 2018

Jorge Chavez and Tom Mowen on School Safety
NW Ohio Journal, May 10, 2018

Susan Brown on older couples increasingly living apart
Time, May 10, 2018; NBC News, May 11, 2018; Washington Post, May 11, 2018

Susan Brown Receives the Clifford C. Clogg Award for Mid-Career Achievement from the Population Association of America.

Wendy Manning, "The Age of 'Shotgun Cohabitation'"
The Atlantic, April 25, 2018

Wendy Manning, "A Census Citizenship Question Wouldn't Just Impact Blue States"
Governing, March 28, 2018

Steve Demuth on serving as an expert witness with Civil Rights Corps
ASA Sociology in Action, March 2018

NCFMR research cited in "What's New in Aging: A New Report and Legislative Action on Grandparenting"
Post Gazette, February 28, 2018

Susan Brown named Distinguished Research Professor

Tom Mowen, "Nonprofits Protest Against Adding More Resource Officers at School"
KJZZ 91.5, February 23, 2018

Susan Brown, I-Fen Lin, and Krista Payne, "Marriage in America: It's a Different Story Depending on Age"
Deseret News, February 19, 2018

NCFMR research cited in "How to Make Blended Families Work"
Chicago Tribune, February 15, 2018

Krista Payne, "For the Emerging Generation Z, 'Technology is Life'"
Toledo Blade, February  4, 2018

Steve Demuth, "Nearly 500,000 in Jail Without a Conviction"
CNN, January 26, 2018

Kenneth Pargament named to "50 Most Influential Living Psychologists" list

Karen Guzzo, "Adult Contraceptive Use Linked to Teen Knowledge"
Zoom News, January 18, 2018

Susan Brown and Wendy Manning, "BGSU Center Has Spent Decade Tracking Changes in Family Life"
BG Independent News, December 29, 2017

Karen Guzzo, Susan Brown, I-Fen Lin, "Divorce Is Making American Families 66% Bigger"
Bloomberg, December 18, 2017

Philip Stinson, "When Police Go to Prison"
Newsweek, December 7, 2017

Wendy Manning, "Locals Tie Toledo's Dating Scene to City's Resurgence"
Toledo Blade, November 18, 2017

Susan Brown, "Why More Couples Over 50 Are Cohabiting, Not Marrying"
Chicago Tribune, October 19, 2017

Kara Joyner and Wendy Manning, "Are Same-Sex or Heterosexual Relationships More Stable?"
Psychology Today, October 11, 2017

NCFMR research cited in "Americans Face a Rising Risk of Dying Alone"
Bloomberg, October 9, 2017

Wendy Manning, "As the national marriage rate continues to decline, a look at some young people's decisions to tie the know despite criticisms"
KPCC AirTalk, August 28, 2017

CFDR Researchers to present at the 2017 American Sociological Association Meeting in Montreal, August 12-15, 2017

Kei Nomaguchi, "'Super Moms' and 'Super Dads': Work-Home Conflicts Affects Both Genders"
UPI, July 27, 2017

NCFMR research cited in "Moving on, Getting Away: The Post-Divorce Travel Trend"
Travel Weekly. July 12, 2017

Wendy Manning, "The Fracking Boom, a Baby Boom, and the Retreat from Marriage"
Freakonomics Radio, July 5, 2017

Kelly Stamper Balistreri, "Columbus Couple Reunites Decades after Racism Split Them Apart"
Columbus Dispatch, June 19, 2017

NCFMR research cited in "Twenty-one Figures that Capture Interracial Marriage in America"
Pacific Standard, June 12, 2017

Wendy Manning, "Traditional Milestones Are no Longer"
Herald & Review, May 21, 2017

Susan Brown, "New Research Shows that More Adults Over 50 Are Shacking Up"
Airtalk 89.3 KPCC, May 8, 2017

NCFMR research cited in "5 Money Questions You Should Ask Before Getting Married"
10 News Tampa Bay Sarasota, May 4, 2017

CFDR Researchers to present at the 2017 Population Association of America annual meeting in Chicago, April 27-29, 2017.  Research Posters.

Karen Guzzo receives the 2017 Olscamp Research Award. This award is given annually by the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research to a faculty member for outstanding scholarly or creative accomplishments during the previous three years.

Karen Guzzo discusses birth intendedness with Michael Cohen on The Capital City Recap
WILS 1320, April 19, 2017

NCFMR cited in "Young Americans Are Killilng Marriage"
Bloomberg, April 4, 2017

Kenneth Pargament, "Life Stressors Can Shake People Spiritually"
Toledo Blade, March 27, 2017

Wendy Manning, "More Grandparents than Ever"
New York Times, March 20, 2017

NCFMR in "Young Love May Be Fickle, but It's Older Couples Whose Divorce Rates Are Rising"
Sacramento Bee, March 13, 2017

NCFMR research cited in "Financial Concerns for Suddenly Single People over 50"
Chicago Tribune, March 6, 2017

Wendy Manning, "Why Is US Divorce Rate Loser Than It's Been in 30 Years?"
KJZZ 91.5 The Show, February 14, 2017

Philip Stinson, "Crime Stats Should Inform the Public. Trump is Misusing Them to Scare Us Instead"
Washington Post, February 10, 2017

Philip Stinson, "Donald Trump Gets Murder Stat Wrong in Making Law-and-Order Case"
Wall Street Journal, February 7, 2017

CFDR research cited in "Blacks Leave Toledo to Return to the South"
Toledo Blade, February 4, 2017

"Ohio Population News Finds Poverty among the Youngest Children Up"
BG Independent News, February 3, 2017

Susan Brown, "Creating a Safety Net for Isolated Seniors"
Reading Eagle, February 1, 2017