Graduate Student Affiliates

Brooks School of Public Policy

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Helen Burkhardt
Intergenerational Mobility, Occupational Choice, Labor
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René Crespin
Socioeconomic Inequality, Education, Social Welfare, and Immigration Policy
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Michael Daly
Healthcare Disparities, Labor, Development
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Megan Hyland
Health, Aging, Disability, and Social policy
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Martha Johnson
Economic Mobility, Education and Social Welfare Policy, and Fiscal Federalism
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Anton Moore
Applied Microeconomics, Labor, Crime, and Education
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Tatiana Padilla
Intersectionality of Migration Experiences; Socioeconomic Outcomes Resulting from Changes in Legal Status; Consequences of U.S. Migration and Immigration Policy
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Yongxin Shang
Health inequality, Family demography, Migration
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Jenna Shelton
Child Welfare & Family Policy, Child Poverty, Housing and Homelessness, Juvenile Justice, Education
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Laura Sullivan
Poverty, Inequality, Social Policy, Safety Net
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Gabrielle Sorresso
Inequality, Behavioral Economics, Gender, and Welfare Policy

City and Regional Planning

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Sonia Ahmad
Adaptation Planning, Water, Institutional Reform, Equity, International Development
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Euna Kim
Housing Rehabilitation, Affordable Housing, Equity Planning, Urban Conservation
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Yu Wang
Migration, Planning Theory, Gender-Inclusive Planning


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Bharathy Premachandra
Social Inequity, Social Interventions, Metascience, Education, Health, Policy
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Megan Sawey
Digital Labor, Gender, Interpersonal Relationships, Intersections of Commodification and Companionship

Computer Science

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Richard Phillips
Social Impacts of Machine Learning, Social Networks, Network Science, Model Interpretability


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Sharan Banerjee
International Economics, Public and Political Economy
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Matthew Comey
Local Public Finance, Urban Economics, and Education Policy
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Neelanjan Datta
Economic Theory, Public Finance, and Political Economy
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Senan Hogan-Hennessy
Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, Data Science
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Vrinda Kapoor
Labor Economics, Health Economics, Gender Equality
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Grace Phillips
Criminal Justice, Recidivism and Re-entry Policy, Labor Economics, and Public Economics
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Germán Reyes
Behavioral Economics, Public Economics, Development Economics, and Income Inequality

Global Development

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Kyunghee Kang
Global Governance, Climate Justice, Forced Displacement, Gender


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Trevor Brown
American politics, political economy, public policy, and economic and political inequality
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Grace Beals
American politics, Credit markets, State-level regulation of payday loans and their impact on the economic outcomes of borrowers
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Sofia Franco
American Politics, Race and Ethnic Politics, Racial Inequality & Poverty, Homelessness, Incarceration
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Jacob Harris
American Politics, Public Opinion, Criminal Justice, Mass Incarceration, Political Psychology, Heuristics, Voting Behavior, Elections
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Joseph Lasky
Ethnic politics, nationalism, conflict, and genocide with a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa
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Marilia Machado
Comparative Politics, Taxation, Redistribution, Wealth Tax
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Vincent Mauro
Economic Inequality, Political Parties and Party Systems, Political Competition, Economic Development, and Social Policy
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Adrienne Scott
American Politics, Comparative Social Welfare Policy, Poverty, Inequality, Race and Ethnic Politics, Women and Politics, Federalism

Human Centered Design

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Tuvshinzaya Amarzaya
Environmental Psychology, Affordable Housing Design


Human Development

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Michael Creim
Psychology and Law; Stigma, Prejudice, and Stereotypes; Intergroup Differences; Sense of Purpose in Life; Juror Decision Making; Judge and Juror Trial Biases; and Conceptions of Mens Rea
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Samantha De León Sautu
Biological Calibration to Developmental Environment, Social Yielding, Social Emotional Regulation, Transgenerational Transmission of Stress

Industrial and Labor Relations

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Tiffany Darabi
Social Entrepreneurship; Organizations as Social Actors; Calling and Occupational Alignment
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Adam (Chuling) Huang
Labor; International Migration; China in Africa.
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Dongwoo Park
Labor unions, Employment
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Rachel Schlund
Organizational Behavior
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Phoebe Strom
Gender & Race in the Workplace; Sexual Harassment; Quality of Work & Employee Interactions
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Ling Tao
Organization, China Labor, Political Sociology, Cultural Sociology

Information Science

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Fernando Delgado
Law and Technology, Applied Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence Policy
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Joy Ming
Technology and Collective Action, Design Justice, Global Health Equity, Future of Work
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Palashi Vaghela
Feminist Science and Technology Studies; Gender and Technology; Digital Activism and Social Movements; Postcolonial Studies; ICT for Development and Humanitarian work; Information Technology Ethics, Law, and Policy; South Asian Studies; Anthropology
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Briana Vecchione
Computation; Financial, Economic, Social, and Political Inequality

Institute for Public Affairs

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Jillian Morley
Master of Public Administration, Social Policy


Landscape Architecture

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Xinying Zou
Disability Employment Policy and Law, Environmental Inequality


Natural Resources & the Environment

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Celeste Carmichael
Youth and families connecting to the natural world, Underserved audiences
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Sierra Hicks
Co-generation, Inequity, Indigenous Data Sovereignty, Indigenous Knowledge Sovereignty, Policy

Nutritional Sciences

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Katherine Baker
Community nutrition/health disparities
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Navika Gangrade
Diet-related Health Disparities


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Bianca Waked
Philosophy of Law (esp Critical Race Legal Theory), Philosophy of Language, Arab Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Disabilities


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Kirstan Brodie
Intergroup Cognition, Stereotyping, Prejudice, Social Neuroscience
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Rose Brown
Code-Switching; Language and Dialect Use; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; Scale Development; Virtual Reality
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Mikaela Spruill
Social Justice, Socioeconomic Inequality, Racial Discrimination, Social Neuroscience
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Wicia Fang
Social Status, Person Perception, Social Connection, Social Networks, Socioeconomic Gaps
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Stephanie Tepper
Racial and Economic Inequalities, Social Identity, Judgment and Decision Making, Intervention Research


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Erika Abbott
Gender, Family, Low-wage labor, and STEM
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Iman Alsmadi
Immigration, Crimmigration, Incarceration, Inequality, and Media
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Alex Cooperstock
Education, Demography, Inequality, Stratification, Social Mobility, Poverty, and Policy
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Lili Dodderidge
Education, Neighborhoods & Poverty, Juvenile Justice, Public Policy, and Demography
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Nan Feng
Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, and Social Networks
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Maria-Jose Flor Agreda
Family Demography, Gender and Labor Inequalities, Care Work, Intersectional Policy Analysis, and Mixed Methods
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Thelonious Goerz
Demography, Urban Sociology, Quantitative Methods, Health and Aging
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Jacqueline Ho
Valuation and evaluation, Perceptions of inequality, Education, Singapore, Knowledge, and Culture
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Wonjeong (Claire) Jeong
Inequality, Inter- and Intra-Generational Mobility, Cross-National Comparison, Quantitative Methods, and Demography
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Adrian Lee
Law and Inequality
Carmel Lurito Lee
Carmel Lurito Lee
Educational Institutions, Nontraditional Students in Higher Education, and Social/Political trends
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Hyo Joo Lee
Gender Inequality, Social Stratification, Women in STEM
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Hao Ling
Immigration, Urban Sociology, Demography, Sequence Analysis
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Lisha Liu
Economic Sociology, Social Stratification, Financial Sociology
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Loredana Loy
Collective Behavior and Social Change, Popular Culture and Social Change, Media and Public Opinion, Environmental Sociology, Animals & Society, Non-profit organizations
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Yuqi (Carl) Lu
Social Inequality and Stratification
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Yoselinda Mendoza
Race and Ethnicity, Gender, Education, and Inequality
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Meaghan Mingo
Race, Policing, Criminal Justice System, Education, School Discipline, Inequality and Stratification
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Sung-il (Sun) Moon
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration
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Mary Beth Morrisey
Emotions and Therapeutic Culture, Gender, Intimate Relationships, and Inequality
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Kira Olsen-Medina
Immigration Policy, Education, and Social Stratification
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Álvaro Padilla-Pozo
Social Demography, Health and Spatial Inequality, Human Mobility, Quantitative Methods
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Radu Parvulescu
Gender in the workplace, Occupational mobility, Legal professions, and Social theory
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Tianyao Qu
Social Networks, Economic Sociology, and Media and Culture
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Cody Arlie Reed
Social Stratification and Mobility
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Benjamin Rosche
Social Networks, Social Simulation, Methodology and Statistics, Inequality Stratification and Mobility, and Family Sociology
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Jillian Royal
Social Policy, Poverty and Inequality, Gender, Race and Ethnicity
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Emily Sandusky
Political Sociology, Community and Urban Sociology, and Culture
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Nathália Santos
Social Networks, Social Simulation, Cybersecurity, Social Behavior, Decision-Making, Poverty, and Urban Sociology
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Juhwan Seo
Immigration, Race and Ethnicity, Inequality, Gender and Sexuality, and Culture
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Chance Smith
Social Movements, Race, Social Theory, and Mixed-Methodology
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Remy Stewart
Social Policy, Poverty, and Urban and Community Sociology
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Wesley Stubenbord
Social Stratification, Economic Sociology, and Organizations
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Michael Tang
Political Sociology, Computational Sociology, Social Psychology
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Zhonghao Wang
Social Networks, Inequality, Health, and Economic Sociology
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Xinwei Xu
Intergroup Relations, Social Networks, and Cultural Sociology
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Xuewen (Shelley) Yan
Network Analysis, Knowledge and Culture, Health, Theory, and Chinese Studies
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Haowen Zheng
Social Stratification and Demography
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Zhipeng Zhou
Inequality and Social Stratification, Economic Sociology, Work and Employment, Quantitative Methodology

Systems Engineering

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Max Greenberg
Econophysics, Income Inequality
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Sierra Hicks
Participatory Modeling, Power Dynamics, Ethics, Inequity, Indigenous Communities, and Data Sovereignty