Dr. Clinton Boyd, Jr. is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity. His areas of interest include race and ethnicity, social inequality, urban sociology, family policy, and parenting and African American families. Dr. Boyd primarily studies how the life course events of African American men affect their experiences as fathers. Dr. Boyd’s research also explores ways to strengthen father involvement in evidence-based home visiting programs. The National Institute of Health, Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago, and early childhood non-profit organization, ZERO TO THREE, have supported his research in these areas.