MINCY, Ronald

Ronald MincyDr. Ronald Mincy is Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice at the School of Social Work, Columbia University, where he teaches graduate courses on social welfare policy, program evaluation, and microeconomics. He has published widely on the effects of income security policy on child and family poverty, family formation, and child well-being; responsible fatherhood, the urban under class, and urban poverty. Mincy is a co-principal investigator for the Fragile Families and Child Well-being Survey a birth cohort study of children born to unmarried parents, which is nationally representative of births in large cities. His most recent book BLACK MEN LEFT BEHIND, examines the consequences of the 1990s economic boom for less-educated men.

Mincy and his wife, Flona, married while both were graduate students. They have two adult sons, Daru and Ron Jr.