Alllan C. Carlson


Allan Carlson is President of The Howard Center for Family, Religion, and Society in Rockford, Illinois. He received his Ph.D. in Modern European History from The Ohio University. Past positions include: Associate Director of the Governmental Affairs Office, Lutheran Council in the USA; Visiting Scholar at the Labour Movement Archive in Stockholm, Sweden; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; and International Secretary for the World Congress of Families. His nine books include THE SWEDISH EXPERIMENT IN FAMILY POLITICS: THE MYRDALS AND THE INTERWAR POPULATION CRISIS, THE 'AMERICAN WAY': FAMILY AND COMMUNITY IN THE SHAPING OF THE AMERICAN IDENTITY, and CONJUGAL AMERICA: ON THE PUBLIC PURPOSES OF MARRIAGE. He is a contributing editor of TOUCHSTONE magazine.

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