Mary Rice Hasson is a Fellow in EPPC's Catholic Studies program.
Mrs. Hasson is currently working on a book that offers new data on and explores the views of Catholic women on sexual morality and reproduction and on the Catholic Church's teachings on those topics. She recently co-authored an article on media ratings in the June 2011 issue of the professional journal Pediatrics. She writes commentary for the Catholic News Agency, which also distributes her columns to diocesan newspapers throughout the United States. She also writes from a natural law perspective for the international human rights website, MercatorNet.com, and for a variety of Catholic parenting websites. She blogs at wordsfromcana.
The mother of seven, Mrs. Hasson previously co-authored with Kimberly Hahn the leading book on Catholic homeschooling, Catholic Education Homeward Bound (Ignatius, 1995). She has spoken at numerous family conferences over the past 15 years, and has appeared on CNN, EWTN, and numerous local radio shows.
A lawyer and member of the D.C. and Indiana bars, Mrs. Hasson graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School in 1984 and from the University of Notre Dame in 1981, with a BA in Government.
Articles & Short Publications
Same-sex Marriage: Lessons in Conscience
Music Messages: Destroying a Generation
Parents' Evaluation of Media Ratings a Decade After the Television Ratings Were Introduced
Gender-confused Kids Need Parents Who Think Straight
Couple, De-couple, Repeat
The True Cost of Egg Donation
Tiger Mother and Her Critics: Both Wrong