Building the next generation of leaders for marriage, family, and sexual integrity

Catherine Pakaluk, Ph.D.


Dr. Catherine Pakaluk teaches economics at Ave Maria University.  Her research is concerned broadly with the analytical study  of gender, family, and reproductive dynamics.  She also studies education, specifically the value of private religious schools, and the role of parental effort in generating observed peer effects and variation in school quality. Prior to earning her doctorate from Harvard University in 2010, Catherine received a master’s degree in economics from Harvard (2002), and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania in mathematics and economics (1998).  She has studied the history of Catholic thought with Michael Novak, Rev. Richard John Neuhaus, George Weigel, and Dr. Russell Hittinger. Dr. Pakaluk is married to Michael Pakaluk and has six young children.


-Does Contraception Change the Game? (Sexuality, Integrity, and the University 2013)

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