PSC Predoc Graduate Students 2017

Mattan Alalouf
Mattan Alalouf
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: Labor Economics, Health Economics, Aging, and Retirement
Shannon Ang
Shannon Ang
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: gerontology; social relationships and health; familial contexts of aging
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
Hannah Marie Bolder
Hannah Marie Bolder
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bleakley.
Research: Public Finance, Health Economics, and Economic Demography
Michael Booth
Michael Booth
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Janevic.
Research: Mental health as it is influenced by chronic diseases, chronic disease management and technologies to improve care between physician visits, public health education/programs...
Thomas Bridges
Thomas Bridges
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Levy, Stafford.
Research: economics of aging, macroeconomics, intergenerational wealth transfers, retirement savings decision
Elizabeth Burland
Elizabeth Burland
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Pfeffer.
Research: Research interests are in social stratification, wealth inequality, and educational equity and public policy.
Avery Calkins
Avery Calkins
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Stephens.
Research: Primarily interested in labor economics and economic history. Recently focusing on long-run changes in how men and women make educational choices.
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
Davis Daumler
Davis Daumler
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber, Pfeffer.
Research: social mobility, economic stratification, family dynamics, multigenerational processes, social demography
Monika Doshi
Monika Doshi
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson.
Research: HIV prevention, treatment, care; vulnerable/under-served populations; gender and sexuality; stigma & discrimination; mental health and addictions; public health...
Shauna Dyer
Shauna Dyer
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: Effects of inequality and public policy on educational attainment and health.
Alexa Karra Eisenberg
Alexa Karra Eisenberg
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: Interested in employing a community-based, participatory research approach to understand and address the structural determinants and health equity consequences of...
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): Armstrong.
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
Michael Fang
Michael Fang
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bruch.
Research: Social stratification; educational disparities; demography
George Fenton
George Fenton
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: My fields are labor economics and public finance, and my current research focuses on explaining the decline in U.S. labor force participation.
Elly Field
Elly Field
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Barber.
Research: population health, reproductive health, adolescence, poverty and inequality, and educational disparities
Cecelia French
Cecelia French
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: Research interests focus on illicit drug use within the US, particularly the use of opioids in rural America. Through population studies, she hopes to gain a demographic...
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.
Joshua Greenberg
Joshua Greenberg
Medicine and Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bleakley.
Research: Applied microeconomics, poverty and health, development, human rights, humanitarian sector, demography
Sarah Gutin
Sarah Gutin
Public Health.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: The intersection of reproductive health and HIV care, family planning, fertility desires, safe pregnancy for people living with HIV, HIV stigma
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: Labor Economics, Public Finance, and Economic Demography
Yuan He
Yuan He
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: Race and ethnicity, sociology of education, social stratification, quantitative methods.
Landon David Hughes
Landon David Hughes
Health Behavior and Health Education.
PSC Mentor(s): Geronimus.
Research: LGBT health disparities, social determinants of health, and health policy
Erin Ice
Erin Ice
Sociology .
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: Social demography; Health disparities; Aging
Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Vanesa Lisbeth Iglesias-Rios
Epidemiology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harlow.
Research: social epidemiology, health inequalities and mental health
Ebony Desiree Johnson
Ebony Desiree Johnson
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: Determinants of Health, Intersectionality, Mental Health, Mixed Methods
Huiyun Kim
Huiyun Kim
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard, Seefeldt.
Research: Huiyun Kim studies urban poverty and low-income housing assistance programs. His dissertation project examines the role of housing assistance programs in reducing...
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
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
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
Karina Lopez
Karina Lopez
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research: My research interests focus on the effects of neighborhood dynamics in poor communities on social networks, urban life, and interactions with the criminal justice...
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
Mike Mei
Mike Mei
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: I am interested in the intersection of different topics in labor economics and macroeconomics. Topics include household finance, labor supply of young people, consumption/leisure...
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...
Anh Nguyen
Anh Nguyen
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Harding, Morenoff.
Research: social inequality, urban sociology, and race/ethnicity
Minha Noh
Minha Noh
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: The role of neighborhood effects in explaining health disparities, in particular by race and ethnicity.
Janette Norrington
Janette Norrington
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Burgard.
Research: mental and physical health disparities in adolescents
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
Garrett Pace
Garrett Pace
Social Work and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Bloome, Burgard, Morenoff.
Research: inequality, children and families, incarceration, and health
Nelson Saldaña
Nelson Saldaña
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Morenoff.
Research: Neighborhoods, health, biomarkers, spatial analysis
Jeffrey Swindle
Jeffrey Swindle
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Thornton.
Research: cultural change, developmental idealism, and family demography
Brenden Timpe
Brenden Timpe
Economics.
PSC Mentor(s): Bound.
Research: the intersection of labor, health, and public economics
Giovanni Roman Torres
Giovanni Roman Torres
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Pfeffer.
Mira Vale
Mira Vale
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Axinn.
Research: gender, global health, healthcare delivery, medical sociology, mental health, reproduction
Brittany Vasquez
Brittany Vasquez
Public Policy and Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Pfeffer.
Research: Education, stratification, and mobility
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
Yang Zhang
Yang Zhang
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Axinn.
Research: fertility intentions and behaviors, health inequality, quantitative methodology
Sara Zobl
Sara Zobl
Sociology.
PSC Mentor(s): Anderson.
Research: repartnering following union dissolution, cohabiting- and stepfamily formation, complex and nontraditional family arrangements, multiple partner fertility, and nontraditional...