Kay S. Hymowitz is the William E. Simon Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal. She writes extensively on childhood, family issues, poverty, and cultural change in America. She is the author of the books Marriage and Caste in America: Separate and Unequal Families in a Post-Marital Age and Liberation’s Children: Parents and Kids in a Postmodern Age. Her newest book is Manning Up: How the Rise of Women Is Turning Men Into Boys (2011).

Ms. Hymowitz has also written for many major publications including The New York Times, the Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New Republic, The Wilson Quarterly, and Commentary, among others. Hymowitz has degrees in English literature from Brandeis, Tufts, and Columbia University.