PSC Predoc Graduate Students 2015

Ariel Binder
Ariel Binder
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests:
Anne Blumenthal
Anne Blumenthal
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard, Seefeldt.
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): Levy, 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
Eric Chyn
Eric Chyn
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey, 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
Shauna Dyer
Shauna Dyer
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests:
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.
K. Michael Evangelist
K. Michael Evangelist
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research interests:
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): Bruch, Xie.
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: development economics (with a focus on the causes and effects of social networks on behavior and economic/educational outcomes), applied econometrics
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
Yuan He
Yuan He
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Thornton.
Research interests: Family structure, family values, the impact of ideology, quantitative methods
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
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: My dissertation work focuses on how the design of private pension systems influences the savings and employment response of workers and employers to i
Rebecca Leinberger
Rebecca Leinberger
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus, Kusunoki.
Research interests: racial/ethnic mental health disparities, with a particular emphasis on psychological trauma and correlates of trauma-related disorders
Airan Liu
Airan Liu
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber, 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
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
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
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
Kendra Opatovsky
Kendra Opatovsky
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bruch.
Research interests: race, urban communities, neighborhood change, segregation
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
Brenden Timpe
Brenden Timpe
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests:
Xiao Wang
Xiao Wang
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: Social stratification, health, education, quantitative methods
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
Michael Zabek
Michael Zabek
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: Labor economics, regional economies, and the effects of families on economic outcomes
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