PSC Predoc Graduate Students 2014

Aditya Aladangady
Aditya Aladangady
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Shapiro.
Research interests: housing markets, household balance sheets, and consumption.
Jay Borchert
Jay Borchert
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, 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
Tanya Byker
Tanya Byker
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Lam, Smith.
Research interests: Labor Economics, Development Economics, Economic Demography
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
Ellen Compernolle
Ellen Compernolle
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Axinn, Ghimire.
Research interests: Family demography, development, international migration and globalization, social change, gender
Jamein Cunningham
Jamein Cunningham
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research interests: Unemployment, poverty, and crime
Cynthia L. Doniger
Cynthia L. Doniger
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Shapiro.
Research interests: Search Theory, Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Elizabeth Ela
Elizabeth Ela
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber.
Research interests: fertility intentions and behavior as well as health inequalities
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): Xie.
Research interests: exploring the spread of poverty and inequality through urban and suburban communities across the U.S.
Andrew Goodman-Bacon
Andrew Goodman-Bacon
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey, Bound.
Research interests: labor economics, antipoverty policy evaluation, and determinants of poverty and income inequality
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: the interactions between public health and economic development as well as decision making behavior in the face of uncertainty and choice over time
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
Qing Lai
Qing Lai
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Xie.
Research interests: Demography, life course, development, globalization, China, social stratification, quantitative methods, social psychology
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
Erin Linnenbringer
Erin Linnenbringer
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: Biodemography (more specifically, the interplay among social/structural factors, physiological stress response systems, and gene expression patterns);
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
Sayeh Nikpay
Sayeh Nikpay
Health Policy and Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bailey.
Research interests: Health insurance, health economics, public health, and fertility, contraception, and sexual behavior
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
Everett Peachey
Everett Peachey
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson.
Research interests: social demography, stratification, development
Jane Rochmes
Jane Rochmes
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding.
Research interests: race and ethnicity, education, inequality, and social policy
Nelson Saldaña
Nelson Saldaña
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research interests: Neighborhoods, health, biomarkers, spatial analysis
Sarah Seelye
Sarah Seelye
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson, Burgard.
Research interests: Social demography, aging, stratification, neighborhood change and residential mobility, poverty
Jonah Siegel
Jonah Siegel
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, Morenoff.
Research interests: crime and the criminal justice system, prisoner reentry, neighborhood environments, poverty and inequality, and policy development and implementation
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, Jr..
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
Lori Wallace
Lori Wallace
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research interests: Social, structural, and biopsychological determinants of mental health outcomes in minority populations, particularly in relation to trauma exposure,
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.
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
Geoffrey Wodtke
Geoffrey Wodtke
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding.
Research interests: Stratification, poverty, public opinion, research methodology
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
Laura Zimmermann
Laura Zimmermann
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Lam, Yang.
Research interests: economic development and economics of family