Conference Speakers

Allan Carlson

Allan Carlson, Ph.D. is president of the Howard Center for Family, Religion and Society, based in Rockford, IL. His extensive writing on the family and American identity includes the books Family Questions: Reflections on the American Social Crisis, The Family in America and Fractured Generations: Drafting a Family Policy for 21st Century America, and essays in The Washington Post, New Oxford Review, National Review and other periodicals. Dr. Carlson has testified as an expert witness before the U.S. Senate Subcommittee on Family and Human Services and has lectured worldwide on family issues.

Fr. Tom Euteneuer

Rev. Thomas J. Euteneuer is president of Human Life International, the world's largest pro-life organization with affiliates in seventy-five countries. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and a licentiate degree in biblical theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, Italy. Father was ordained a priest in 1988 and served in Palm Beach, Florida parishes before coming to HLI. He frequently appears on EWTN, as well as other national and international media and travels extensively to spread the message of the value of life.

Libby Macke

Libby Gray Macke has worked extensively in the field of adolescent health, with a focus on abstinence education. She has served as director of a local social services agency providing assistance to pregnant and parenting teenagers and as a care provider for patients living with HIV/AIDS. Libby has served as a resource on the subject of abstinence to many major media outlets such as CNN, MSNBC and the BBC. Libby holds a B.A. in psychology from Saint Mary's College in Indiana. She is the co-author of A.C. Green's Game Plan Abstinence Program and Navigator: Finding Your Way to a Healthy and Successful Future, both published by Project Reality.

Jennifer Roback Morse

Jennifer Roback Morse, Ph.D. is a research fellow at the Acton Institute for the Study of Religion and Liberty. She holds a doctorate in economics from Rochester University and taught economics for fifteen years at Yale University and George Mason University. Her first book, Love and Economics: Why the Laissez-Faire Family Doesn't Work, shows why the family is the necessary building block for a free society. Her second book, Smart Sex: Finding Life-Long Love in a Hook-Up World exposes the sexual revolution's fraudulent promise of freedom.

Damon Clarke Owens

Damon Clarke Owens is the founder of Joy-Filled Marriage NJ, a non-profit organization providing training, resources and support for engaged and married couples. He is the national spokesman for L.E.A.R.N. (Life, Education, and Resource Network), the national network of African-American pro-life organizations. Owens received his B.S. in mechanical engineering from Brown University and an M.S. in mechanical engineering from the University of California at Berkeley. He and his wife Melanie serve as NFP coordinators for the Archdiocese of Newark, NJ.

Andrew Pollard

Andrew Pollard is director of EMP Intelligence Service, a UK based Competitive Intelligence consultancy which focuses on, among other things, population trends. His presentations on demography are both original and extremely revealing. Dr. Pollard has contributed to a number of BBC radio and television programs and is the author of Competitor Intelligence: Strategy, Tools and Techniques for Competitive Advantage.

Janet Smith

Janet Smith, Ph.D. currently holds the Fr. Michael J. McGivney Chair of Life Ethics at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit. She is the author of Humanae Vitae: A Generation Later and the editor of Why Humanae Vitae Was Right. Dr. Smith taught at the University of Notre Dame and the University of Dallas before taking her post at Sacred Heart. She speaks nationally and internationally on the Catholic Church's teachings on sexuality. Over one million copies of her tape, "Contraception: Why Not" have been distributed. She is serving a second term as a consultor to the Pontifical Council on the Family.

Lionel Tiger

Dr. Lionel Tiger is the Charles Darwin Professor of Anthropology at Rutgers University. He is best known for developing the concept of male bonding in Men in Groups. He has researched the profound social changes of the last several decades as a result of reproductive technology. His book The Decline of Males examines from an anthropological perspective the consequences of giving women unprecedented control of human reproduction, especially on the status of men in society.

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