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Nancy F. Cott

Nancy F. Cott, Jonathan Trumbull Professor of American History at Harvard University, is author of Public Vows: A History of Marriage and the Nation.


History really matters in Obergefell v. Hodges.

Nancy F. Cott

Marriage has not been one unchanging institution over time. Features that once seemed essential and indispensable proved otherwise.

Nancy F. Cott