Steering Committee

The FRPN steering committee consists of a carefully selected group of fatherhood evaluation researchers, practitioners and policymakers who are leaders in the field.

Jennifer Bellamy

Jennifer Bellamy, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Faculty Development at the University of Denver
Education: 
M.S.W., University of Texas, Ph.D., Columbia University
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Kimberly Dent

Kimberly A. Dent, Executive Director of the Ohio Commission on Fatherhood/Ohio Department of Job and Family Services
Education: 
B.S., University of Pittsburgh, M.P.P.A, Ohio University
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Rufus Sylvester Lynch

Rufus Sylvester Lynch, DSW, ACSW, & NASW Social Work Pioneer ®, Chair of The Strong Families Commission
Education: 
B.A., Morgan State College, M.S., University of Pittsburgh, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
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Cynthia Osborne

Cynthia Osborne
Cynthia Osborne, Director of the Child and Family Research Partnership, Associate Professor of Public Affairs, School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin
Education: 
B.A., Claremont McKenna College, M.A., Claremont Graduate University, M.P.P., Harvard University, Kennedy School of Government, Ph.D., Princeton University
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Kirk E. Harris

Kirk E. Harris, Ph.D., President & CEO, Parent and Community Technology and Law Center, Assistant Professor, Department of Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Education: 
B.S., Rutgers University, M.P.A., University of Kentucky, J.D., Thomas Jefferson Law School, Ph.D., Cornell University
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Christopher A. Brown

Christopher A. Brown
Christopher A. Brown, President, National Fatherhood Initiative
Education: 
B.A., University of North Texas, M.A., University of South Florida
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Natasha Cabrera

Natasha Cabrera
Natasha Cabrera, Ph.D., Director of the Family Involvement Laboratory, Associate Professor of Human Development, Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methods, College of Education, University of Maryland
Education: 
B.S.c. and M.A., University of Toronto, Ph.D., University of Denver
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Jeffrey M. Johnson

Jeffrey M. Johnson, Ph.D., President and CEO, National Partnership for Community Leadership
Education: 
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan
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Ronald Mincy

Ronald Mincy, Ph.D., Professor of Social Policy and Social Work Practice, School of Social Work, Columbia University
Education: 
A.B., Harvard University, Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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David J. Pate, Jr.

David Pate, Jr., Associate Professor at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare;  Affiliated Associate Professor at the Institute for Research on Poverty
Education: 
B.S.W., University of Detroit, A.M., University of Chicago, Ph.D. in Social Welfare at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
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James Rodriguez

James Rodriguez, President and CEO, Fathers & Families Coalition of America
Education: 
M.S.W., Arizona State University
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