Dr. Allan C. Carlson

President Emeritus | Howard Center for Family

  • He was appointed to the National Commission on Children by President Ronald Reagan. Former assistant director of the Governmental Affairs Office for the Lutheran Council in the U.S.A., NEH Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and history team member at the Pew Foundation/Woodrow Wilson Center project on “the nature of the human person.”
  • Author of 10 books including, Family Questions: Reflections on the American Social Crisis (Transaction Publishers) and The Swedish Experiment in Family Politics: The Myrdals and the Interwar Population Crisis (Transaction).
  • His articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune, and he has been interviewed several times, including segments for the PBS News Hour, NPR, NBC News, MSNBC, and CNN.