Elizabeth Marquardt has published and spoken widely on families and health. She is author of Between Two Worlds: The Inner Lives of Children of Divorce (Crown, 2005) and reports and articles on donor-conceived persons, campus dating, and marriage. She received a master of international relations and a master of divinity from the University of Chicago, and an undergraduate degree in history from Wake Forest University. Since 2000, she has been a scholar at the Institute for American Values, and has held positions at academic medical centers and liberal arts colleges. She lives in Chicago.