Ronald G. Ehrenberg is the Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Economics at Cornell University. He also is director of the Cornell Higher Education Research Institute.
A labor economist and coauthor of the textbook,(10th ed.), his recent research has focused on higher education issues. Ehrenberg is a co-author of Educating Scholars: Doctoral Education in the Humanities (Princeton University Press, 2010).
Ehrenberg served as an elected member of the Cornell Board of Trustees from 2006-10. He received a governor's appointment as a State University of New York trustee for a 2009-13 term.
Ehrenberg received a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Harpur College (SUNY Binghamton) in 1966, his master's and doctoral degrees in economics from Northwestern University in 1970.
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