Stephanie Coontz

PopTech 2010, PopTech 2011

Stephanie Coontz teaches history and family studies at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington, and is Director of Research and Public Education for the Council on Contemporary Families. She is a preeminent authority on the history of marriage and families. Her books include A Strange Stirring: The Feminine Mystique and American Women at the Dawn of the 1960s; Marriage, A History: How Love Conquered Marriage; The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap; and American Families: A Multicultural Reader.