Aixa Cintrón-Vélez

Aixa Cintrón-Vélez

Program Director

Russell Sage Foundation

Aixa Cintrón-Vélez is Program Director at the Russell Sage Foundation, where she manages the scientific portfolio for the Future of Work program and for the Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration program. She has been instrumental in supporting a research agenda that focuses, among other subjects, on the outsourcing of work and the rise in contingent employment.

Before joining Russell Sage, she was a Research Associate at the Center for Hispanic Mental Health Research, taught in the Graduate School of Social Service at Fordham University and was a faculty member at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

She holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Social Welfare Policy from the University of Michigan.