PSC Predoc Graduate Students 2016

Ariel Binder
Ariel Binder
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: labor economics, economics of the family, the market for higher education, and structural estimation methods
Anne Blumenthal
Anne Blumenthal
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard, Seefeldt.
Research: 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: Prisons and Prisoners, Punishment, Law and Society, Social Theory, Criminology
Thomas Bridges
Thomas Bridges
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Levy, Stafford.
Research: economics of aging, macroeconomics, intergenerational wealth transfers, retirement savings decision
Patricia V. Chen
Patricia V. Chen
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: the relationships between government, businesses, and how socially conscious business practices vary in different markets and transforming societies
Eric Chyn
Eric Chyn
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey, Bound.
Research: Labor economics; industrial organization; demography and public finance
Anne Clark
Anne Clark
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber.
Research: housing instability, gender and sexuality, adulthood, stratification, mixed methods
Connor Cole
Connor Cole
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound, Smith.
Research: labor economics, public economics and applied econometrics.
Ellen Compernolle
Ellen Compernolle
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Axinn, Ghimire.
Research: Family demography, development, international migration and globalization, social change, gender
Christina Cross
Christina Cross
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Fomby, Smock.
Research: social inequality, family studies, race/ethnicity, and education
Shauna Dyer
Shauna Dyer
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: Effects of inequality and public policy on educational attainment and health.
Elizabeth Ela
Elizabeth Ela
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber.
Research: fertility intentions and behavior as well as health inequalities
Jared Eno
Jared Eno
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bruch.
Research: 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: social welfare policy, neighborhoods, and labor market inequalities
Linnea Evans
Linnea Evans
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: social and environmental influences on health inequities, and effects of public policy
Michael Fang
Michael Fang
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bruch.
Research: Social stratification; educational disparities; demography
Jessica Gillooly
Jessica Gillooly
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research: exploring the spread of poverty and inequality through urban and suburban communities across the U.S.
Michael Griffith
Michael Griffith
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Smith.
Research: 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): Morenoff.
Research: Blended families, cohabitation, couples, demography, fatherhood, marriage, mate selection, motherhood, remarriage, sexuality, union formation and dissolution
Katrina Hauschildt
Katrina Hauschildt
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: sociology of health, medical sociology, social demography
Amelia Hawkins
Amelia Hawkins
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: disability, social welfare policy, poverty and inequality
Yuan He
Yuan He
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Thornton.
Research: Family structure, family values, the impact of ideology, quantitative methods
Claire Herbert
Claire Herbert
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, Morenoff.
Research: urban sociology, residential instability and homelessness, incarceration and prisoner reentry
Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Epidemiology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harlow.
Research: social epidemiology, health inequalities and mental health
Lucie Kalousova
Lucie Kalousova
Sociology and Health Policy.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: social stratification and health disparities
Hui Yun Kim
Hui Yun Kim
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard, Morenoff, Seefeldt.
Research: 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: 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): Morenoff.
Research: The effects of mass incarceration on racial inequality, crime policy, and urban poverty
Margaret Lay
Margaret Lay
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Shapiro.
Research: My dissertation work focuses on how the design of private pension systems influences the savings and employment response of workers and employers to important macroeconomic...
Rebecca Leinberger
Rebecca Leinberger
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus, Kusunoki.
Research: 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: social demography, social psychology, stratification and quantitative methods
Jeffrey Lockhart
Jeffrey Lockhart
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bruch.
Research: sexual and gender minority populations; conversations between qualitative and computational research methodologies
Dana Loll
Dana Loll
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Kusunoki.
Research: reproductive health outcomes in international settings, with particular interest in family planning and abortion
Aresha Martinez-Cardoso
Aresha Martinez-Cardoso
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: the influence of structural racism and immigration on Latina/o adolescent health
David Mickey-Pabello
David Mickey-Pabello
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: Immigration, education, race, and ethnicity
Elizabeth Mosley
Elizabeth Mosley
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson, Geronimus.
Research: the impact of sex and gender inequality on the reproductive health of vulnerable populations, including family planning and maternal health services in developing...
Christopher Near
Christopher Near
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research: Gender and sexuality, culture, media, quantitative methods
Anh Nguyen
Anh Nguyen
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, Morenoff.
Research: social inequality, urban sociology, and race/ethnicity
Johannes Norling
Johannes Norling
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey, Lam.
Research: Development economics and economic history
Janette Norrington
Janette Norrington
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: mental and physical health disparities in adolescents
Nicole Novak
Nicole Novak
Epidemiology.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: social epidemiology, stress biomarkers, structural inequality and health
Amel Omari
Amel Omari
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: 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: race, urban communities, neighborhood change, segregation
Everett Peachey
Everett Peachey
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson.
Research: social demography, stratification, development
Nelson Saldaña
Nelson Saldaña
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research: Neighborhoods, health, biomarkers, spatial analysis
Daniel Schaffa
Daniel Schaffa
Economics and Law.
PSC Mentor(s): Hines.
Research: 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 savings behavior...
Sarah Seelye
Sarah Seelye
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson, Burgard.
Research: Social demography, aging, stratification, neighborhood change and residential mobility, poverty
Bryan Stuart
Bryan Stuart
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: labor, public, and urban economics, more specifically household location decisions and local public finance.
Jeffrey Swindle
Jeffrey Swindle
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Thornton.
Research: cultural change, developmental idealism, and family demography
Benjamin Thompson
Benjamin Thompson
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: health economics, labor, public finance, econometrics and macroeconomics
Brenden Timpe
Brenden Timpe
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: the intersection of labor, health, and public economics
Xiao Wang
Xiao Wang
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): .
Research: Social stratification, health, education, quantitative methods.
Lydia Wileden
Lydia Wileden
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bruch, Morenoff.
Research: the process and impact of neighborhood change and how neighborhood shifts impact residents, social networks, political agency, affordable housing and concentrations...
Eleanor Wilking
Eleanor Wilking
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Rhode.
Research: 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: Labor economics, regional economies, and the effects of families on economic outcomes
Sara Zobl
Sara Zobl
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Smock.
Research: repartnering following union dissolution, cohabiting- and stepfamily formation, complex and nontraditional family arrangements, multiple partner fertility, and nontraditional...