PSC Predoc Graduate Students 2014

Anne Blumenthal
Anne Blumenthal
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: Child and family well-being, poverty and inequality, social policy, cross-national social welfare comparisons
Jay Borchert
Jay Borchert
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research interests: Prisons and prisoners, criminology, social control, social inequality
Thomas Bridges
Thomas Bridges
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound, Stafford.
Research interests: economics of aging, macroeconomics, intergenerational wealth transfers, retirement savings decision
Patricia V. Chen
Patricia V. Chen
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests: effects of immigration of earnings
Siwei Cheng
Siwei Cheng
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: The life course trajectories of inequality; Work, occupation, and earnings inequality; Social networks in the social context; China.
Eric Chyn
Eric Chyn
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: Labor economics; industrial organization; demography and public finance
Anne Clark
Anne Clark
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber.
Research interests: housing instability, gender and sexuality, adulthood, stratification, mixed methods
Connor Cole
Connor Cole
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound, Smith.
Research interests: labor economics, public economics and applied econometrics.
Ellen Compernolle
Ellen Compernolle
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Axinn, Ghimire.
Research interests: Family demography, development, international migration and globalization, social change, gender
Christina Cross
Christina Cross
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: social inequality, education, race, family studies
Elizabeth Ela
Elizabeth Ela
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber.
Research interests: fertility intentions and behavior as well as health inequalities
Jared Eno
Jared Eno
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: poverty and inequality, especially the role of education in social stratification.
Linnea Evans
Linnea Evans
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: social and environmental influences on health inequities, and effects of public policy
Michael Fang
Michael Fang
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: Social stratification; educational disparities; demography
Jessica Gillooly
Jessica Gillooly
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research interests: exploring the spread of poverty and inequality through urban and suburban communities across the U.S.
Michael Griffith
Michael Griffith
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests:
Jeannie Marie Hahl
Jeannie Marie Hahl
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: Blended families, cohabitation, couples, demography, fatherhood, marriage, mate selection, motherhood, remarriage, sexuality, union formation and diss
Katrina Hauschildt
Katrina Hauschildt
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests: sociology of health, medical sociology, social demography
Amelia Hawkins
Amelia Hawkins
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: disability, social welfare policy, poverty and inequality
Claire Herbert
Claire Herbert
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, Morenoff.
Research interests: urban sociology, poverty, homelessness, residential mobility; the institutional reproduction of inequality via education and incarceration
Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Epidemiology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harlow.
Research interests: social epidemiology, health inequalities and mental health
Lucie Kalousova
Lucie Kalousova
Sociology and Health Policy.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests: social stratification and health disparities
Jason Kerwin
Jason Kerwin
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound, Thornton.
Research interests: Jason is a health and labor economist who uses randomized experiments to gain insights into how people in the developing world make decisions, and the
Hui Yun Kim
Hui Yun Kim
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard, Morenoff, Seefeldt.
Research interests: Urban poverty, crime and punishment, spatial stratification and residential mobility
Min Hee Kim
Min Hee Kim
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Clarke.
Research interests: Social, physical, and cultural context of aging among urban population, Health disparities in later life
Erin Lane
Erin Lane
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: The effects of mass incarceration on racial inequality, crime policy, and urban poverty
Margaret Lay
Margaret Lay
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests:
Rebecca Leinberger
Rebecca Leinberger
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: racial/ethnic mental health disparities, with a particular emphasis on psychological trauma and correlates of trauma-related disorders
Katherine Lin
Katherine Lin
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests: Health and aging
Airan Liu
Airan Liu
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: social demography, social psychology, stratification and quantitative methods
Dana Loll
Dana Loll
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Snow.
Research interests: reproductive health outcomes in international settings, with particular interest in family planning and abortion
Olga Malkova
Olga Malkova
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey.
Research interests: labor force participation, retirement and aging, inter-generational transfers, public policy and fertility
Aresha Martinez-Cardoso
Aresha Martinez-Cardoso
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: the influence of social context, structural conditions, and immigration experiences on the risk for substance abuse and unintended pregnancy among Lat
Emily Merchant
Emily Merchant
History.
PSC Mentor(s): Alter, Anderson, Gutmann.
Research interests: history of global population projection in the twentieth century
David Mickey-Pabello
David Mickey-Pabello
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests: Immigration, education, race, and ethnicity
Elizabeth Mosley
Elizabeth Mosley
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson, Geronimus.
Research interests: the impact of sex and gender inequality on the reproductive health of vulnerable populations, including family planning and maternal health services i
Tong Yob Nam
Tong Yob Nam
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: the portfolio rebalancing behavior of retirees in the presence of housing; macroeconomics; economics of aging
Christopher Near
Christopher Near
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: Gender and sexuality, culture, media, quantitative methods
Anh Nguyen
Anh Nguyen
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, Morenoff.
Research interests: social inequality, urban sociology, and race/ethnicity
Johannes Norling
Johannes Norling
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey, Lam.
Research interests: Development economics and economic history
Janette Norrington
Janette Norrington
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests: mental and physical health disparities in adolescents
Nicole Novak
Nicole Novak
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: social epidemiology, stress biomarkers, structural inequality and health
Amel Omari
Amel Omari
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: racial/ethnic disparities in health with an emphasis on stress, biomarkers, chronic disease risk, and aging
Everett Peachey
Everett Peachey
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson.
Research interests: social demography, stratification, development
Nelson Saldaña
Nelson Saldaña
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research interests: Neighborhoods, health, biomarkers, spatial analysis
Daniel Schaffa
Daniel Schaffa
Economics and Law.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: law and economics issues (e.g. how probate law affects testamentary decisions) and decision making over the business cycle (e.g. how tax evasion and s
Sarah Seelye
Sarah Seelye
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson, Burgard.
Research interests: Social demography, aging, stratification, neighborhood change and residential mobility, poverty
Isaac Sorkin
Isaac Sorkin
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: labor economics and applied theory
Bryan Stuart
Bryan Stuart
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: labor, public, and urban economics, more specifically household location decisions and local public finance.
Jeffrey Swindle
Jeffrey Swindle
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Thornton.
Research interests: cultural change, developmental idealism, and family demography
Benjamin Thompson
Benjamin Thompson
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: health economics, labor, public finance, econometrics and macroeconomics
Desmond Toohey
Desmond Toohey
Public Policy and Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Stephens.
Research interests: the effects of economic shocks in late career, the nature of retirement planning, and the roles of changing public and private pensions in determining
Xiao Wang
Xiao Wang
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: Social stratification, health, education, quantitative methods
Damian White
Damian White
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Smock.
Research interests: fatherhood and masculinity; family complexity; social inequality.
Lydia Wileden
Lydia Wileden
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: the process and impact of neighborhood change and how neighborhood shifts impact residents, social networks, political agency, affordable housing and
Eleanor Wilking
Eleanor Wilking
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Lam.
Research interests: female participation in the labor market and other inquiries related to the economics of social problems
Akilah Wise
Akilah Wise
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: Community structural factors and neighborhood environment impact on health
Michael Zabek
Michael Zabek
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: Labor economics, regional economies, and the effects of families on economic outcomes
Xiang Zhou
Xiang Zhou
Sociology and Statistics.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: social demography and methodology
Sara Zobl
Sara Zobl
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research interests: repartnering following union dissolution, cohabiting- and stepfamily formation, complex and nontraditional family arrangements, multiple partner ferti