Russell Ford is the husband of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s first accuser, Christine Blasey Ford.
Russell’s wife came forward revealing herself in a Washington Post interview Sunday as the author of a letter accusing Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. The alleged incident took place in the 80’s, they both attended the same high school and Christine accused him of pining her down and groping her.
Dr. Christine Blasey happens to be a professor at Palo Alto University in California. She teaches in a consortium with Stanford University and trains graduate students in clinical psychology.
According to an archive of her LinkedIn profile, Christine graduated from the University of North Carolina and then received a master’s degree in psychology from Pepperdine University and a master’s in education from Stanford. She earned her doctorate in educational psychology at the University of Southern California.
Her hubby Russell, has showed her support since she publicly accused Kavanaugh. Meet him below.
#1 Russell Ford met Christine Blasey online
The couple met through an online dating site, their first date was dinner and the second, surfing, according to The Washington Post. They tied the knot in 2002 and have since welcomed two sons together, now in their teens.
#2 Russell is a California-based engineer
Russell Biddle Ford Has Worked for Medical & Pharmaceutical Companies in a number of roles including, manager of engineering group responsible for all mechanical product design and development activities. According to his LinkedIn page, Russ Ford earned his doctorate in mechanical engineering from Stanford University and graduated from the University of Rochester with a degree in mechanical engineering as well.
#3 They have done couple’s therapy
Russell Ford is quoted in the same Post story supporting his wife. The article alleges that Ford first revealed the incident in couples’ therapy with her husband in 2012, and it quotes therapist notes that describe what she said, although those notes don’t mention Kavanaugh by name.