UWM Researcher Discusses Young Fathers in Age of Unwed Parenthood

By Tom Luljak
UWM Today
April 9, 2020

If you’re married and have children, you know how challenging it is to be a both a good partner and a good care giver to your kids. Imagine having to do that parenting on your own. That’s the norm for many in America today where 40% of the babies are born to unwed parents.

On this edition of UWM Today, we talk to a UWM researcher who has been studying ways of getting fathers more involved in raising their child. Paul Florsheim is a professor of Community and Behavioral Health Promotion in UWM’s Zilber School of Pubic Health. Florsheim is co-author of a new book, Lost & Found: Young Fathers in the Age of Unwed Parenthood.

Listen to the interview.