Matisa Wilbon, PhD, Fellow, Moynihan Institute for Fatherhood Research and Policy

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Matisa Wilbon has a multifaceted career. As a former associate professor, Dr. Wilbon taught an introductory course in sociology as well as courses on crime and the media, juvenile delinquency, race and ethnicity, and structural inequality. Dr. Wilbon has authored reports on substance prevention and intervention and neighborhood violence prevention.   
Dr. Wilbon is an associate researcher and senior writer for Fathers Incorporated, a national, nonprofit organization that aims to build stronger families and communities by promoting responsible fatherhood. Fathers Incorporated works collaboratively with organizations around the country to identify and advocate for social and legislative changes that lead to healthy father involvement with children, regardless of the father’s marital or economic status.

Dr. Wilbon also is the CEO of Wilbon Enterprises, a consulting firm specializing in grant writing and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) strategic planning and training with nonprofit organizations. Dr. Wilbon earned her master’s and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from The Ohio State University.    

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