PhDs on the job market


The Harvard Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy, established in 1998 as a National Science Foundation initiative, brings together Harvard PhD students across the social sciences and policy disciplines. 

The program's PhD Scholars fulfill all academic requirements of their home discipline, while also undertaking a complementary multidisciplinary program of study and research on issues of inequality and social policy.

Sarah James

Sarah Elizabeth James

PhD candidate in Government and Social Policy (May 2021)
Inequality and Social Policy PhD Scholar

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Arleen Carlson & Edna Nelson Graduate Fellow

Fields: American Politics, state and local politics, public policy, racial and ethnic politics, inequality

Dissertation: When is Hindsight 20/20? The politics of acknowledging and addressing failed policies

Committee: Theda Skocpol (Chair), Dan Carpenter, Jennifer Hochschild