Stephanie Coontz is Professor Emerita at The Evergreen State College and the director of research and public education for the Council on Contemporary Families. Her most recent book, For Better AND Worse: The Problematic Past and Uncertain Future of Marriage, is due out in 2024. Others include "A Strange Stirring": The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s (2011); the award-winning Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered Marriage (2005), which was cited the Supreme Court ruling on same-sex marriage; The Way We Never Were (1992, revised and expanded 2016); and American Families: A Multicultural Reader (2008). Coontz has appeared on most national NPR programs and TV News shows, as well as "The Colbert Report," "Adam Ruins Everythng," Oprah," "The Today Show," and MSNBS. She frequently offers media training workshops for academics and students of history. She has written dozens of op-eds for the New York Times and CNN.