Carl Desportes Bowman


Carl Desportes Bowman is the Director of Survey Research at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia and Project Director of the Culture of American Families project.

Holding Them Closer

from Parenting in America, Volume 15, Number 3

The successful formation and launching of children still matters; it is just that parents don’t want to launch them very far.

The Evidence for Empire

from America in the World, Volume 5, Number 1

From Boston to Baton Rouge, from L.A. to Muncie, Americans are speaking a once-dormant language.

High Hopes

Just as Obama became a symbol of progressive diversity, Trump has become a symbol of longing for a pre-Obama America.

Counting Deplorables

Who are the deplorables?