Fagan holds Ph.D. in Dip. Psych and is director of the Marriage and Religion Research Institute, a social science institute studying the impact of marriage, family and religion on children, adults and society in general. A native of Ireland, Fagan began as a grade school teacher in Cork, Ireland before becoming a psychologist practicing in Canada. In the mid 1980’s Fagan moved from clinical work into public policy and discourse to focus on family issues and worked at the Free Congress Foundation, with Senator Dan Coats of Indiana, and was ultimately appointed Deputy Assistant Secretary for Family and Community Policy at HHS under President George H.W. Bush. He served as the Senior Fellow in family and culture issues at the Heritage Foundation before moving to the Family Research Council and founding MARRI.
EPC Topic: Ferguson’s Missing Solution: The Family