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Alumnus to Lecture on Sex and Marriage-December 2

Dr. Mark Regnerus ’93, author and leading researcher on religion and teenage sexuality, will present “What Trinity Taught Me about Sex and Marriage,” at 7 p.m., on Wednesday, December 2, in the Van Namen Recital Hall of the Ozinga Chapel. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Regnerus is the author of Forbidden Fruit: Sex and Religion in the Lives of American Teenagers. His article “The Case for Early Marriage” was the feature in the August 2009 issue of Christianity Today. Read it here:
. He is associate professor of sociology at the University of Texas at Austinand a faculty research associate with the Population Research Center. 
For more information, contact Dr. Brad Breems, professor of sociology, at or 708.239.4752. This visit is sponsored by the Department of Sociology/Sociology Club, Cultural Affairs Committee, Trinity Honors Program, and Office of the Provost.

In addition, Regnerus will informally address faculty and students on December 3 about his research on sexual practices on college campuses. This research involves his analysis about the relation between male-female student ratios and male-female interaction patterns, according to Breems. 

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