Dr. Ronald Mincy

DR. RONALD B. MINCY, SR.


MINCY, RONALD B.

POSITION TITLE:
Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice

UNIVERSITY NAME
Columbia University School of Social Work

EDUCATION/TRAINING
INSTITUTION AND LOCATION DEGREE

MM/YY FIELD OF STUDY
Harvard University B.A. 06/74 Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Ph.D. 09/87 Economics
Personal Statement

Watching my single mother raise three sons in a poor, violent, segregated, drug-running neighborhood and my wife raise two sons, with my help, in more diverse and affluent communities, has led me to study how polices affect males throughout the life course and their roles in child and family well-being.

Positions and Employment

Analyst U.S. Department of Labor 1979-1980
Instructor Purdue University 1980-1984
Visiting Assistant Professor Bentley College 1985
Research Associate The Urban Institute 1987-1990
Visiting Associate Professor 1988-1989 1988-1989
Senior Research Associate The Urban Institute 1990-1993
Program Officer The Ford Foundation 1993-1997
Senior Program Officer The Ford Foundation 1997-2000
Visiting Lecturer Princeton University 1999-2000
Maurice V. Russell Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice
Director, Center for Research on Fathers, Children and Family Well-Being

Columbia University School of Social Work

Columbia University School of Social Work

2000-Present 2007-Present
Research Experience (Partial Listing)

Member National Advisory Child Health and Human Development (NACHHD) Council 2005-2007
University Partner Excellence Through Evaluation: Assessing, Addressing, and Achieving – An Enhanced Partnership to Strengthen Maryland’s Families Under ACF Grant Number 90FD0154 2009-2012
Member Technical Work Group, Welfare and Family Self-Sufficiency Research, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services 2010-2011
Advisor Pact Evaluation, Mathematica Policy Research 2011-Present
Member, Advisor Board Father Research and Practice Network 2011-Present
Publications (Partial Listing)

Mincy RB, Sorensen E. Deadbeats and turnips in child support reform. Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 1998;17:450-453.
Mincy RB, Dupree A. Welfare, child support, and family formation. Children’s and Youth Services Review. 2001;23(6/7):577-601.
Carlson M, Garfinkel I, McLanahan S, Mincy RB, Primus W. The effects of welfare and child support policies on union formation. Population Research and Policy Review. 2004;23(5/6):513-542.
Mincy RB, Nepomnyaschy L, Garfinkel I. In-hospital paternity establishment and father involvement in Fragile Families. Journal of Marriage and the Family. 2005;67(3):511-626.
Huang CC, Mincy RB, Garfinkel I. Child support obligations of low-income fathers: Unbearable burden vs. children’s well-being. Journal of Marriage and the Family. 2005;67(5):1275-1286.
Mincy RB, Hill J, Sinkewicz M. Marriage: Cause or Mere Indicator of Future Earnings Growth? Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. 2009;28(3):417-439. PMCID: PMC3043605.
Edin K, Tach L, Mincy RB. Claiming Fatherhood: Race and the Dynamics of Paternal Involvement among Unmarried Fathers. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 2009;62(1):149-177. PMCID: PMC3043599.
Geller AB, Garfinkel I, Cooper C, Mincy RB. Parental Incarceration and Child Wellbeing: Implications for Urban Families. Social Science Quarterly: Special Issue on Health Policy and Healthy Populations. 2009;90(5):1186-1202. PMCID: PMC2835345.
Tach L, Mincy RB, Edin K. Parenting as a package deal: relationships, fertility, and nonresident father involvement among unmarried parents. Demography. 2010;47(1):181-204. PMCID: PMC3000012.
Haldane, Eva. C., Mincy, Ronald. B., and Daniel P. Miller. 2010. Racial Disparities in Men’s Health and the Transition to Marriage among Unmarried Fathers. Journal of Family Issues, 31 (9): 1183-1210.
Smeeding, Timothy M., Garfinkel, Irwin, and Ronald B. Mincy. 2011. Introduction: Young Disadvantaged Men: Fathers, Families, Poverty, and Policy. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 635 (May): 6-21.
Mincy, Ronald. B., Klempin, Serena, and Heather Schmidt. 2011. Income Support Policies for Low-Income Men and Noncustodial Fathers: Tax and Transfer Programs. Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 635 (May): 240-261.
Miller, D. P., & Mincy, R. B. (2012). Falling Further Behind? Child Support Arrears and Fathers’ Labor Force Participation. Social Service Review, 86(4), 604-635.
Mincy, Ronald. B., Klempin, Serena, and Heather Schmidt. 2015. Failing Our Fathers: Confronting the Crises of Economically Vulnerable Nonresident Fathers, New York: Oxford University Press.

Honors (Partial Listing)

Recipient (with Daniel Miller) Frank R. Breul Memorial Prize for best Article Published in Social Service Review:‘ Falling Further Behind? Child Support Arrears and Fathers’ Labor Force 2013
Recipient President’s Volunteer Service Award, Corporation for National and Community Service 2013
Recipient (with Jennifer Hill and Marilyn Sinkewicz) Raymond Vernon Memorial Prize for the Best Research Article in Journal of Policy Analysis and Management: ‘Marriage: Cause or Mere Indicator of Future Earnings Growth?’.)

2009