Ruth G. McRoy, Ph.D.

Ruth G. McRoy, Ph.D.

Research Professor and Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor Emerita

Professional Interests

Open adoptions, outcomes for birthmothers, adoptive parents and adopted children, trans-racial adoptions, family preservation, special needs adoptions, post adoption services, female sexual abuse perpetrators, racial identity issues, adolescent pregnancy, effectiveness of residential treatment services.

Education

  • Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
  • M.S.W., University of Kansas
  • B.A., University of Kansas

Teaching History

Faculty Research

Contact

Social Work Building

Room:3.212A
Phone:(512) 471-0551
Fax:(512) 471-9514
Email:r.mcroy@mail.utexas.edu

Mailing Address

The University of Texas
School of Social Work
1925 San Jacinto Blvd D3510
Austin, TX 78712-0358