Harvard Law School | Stone PhD Scholar Alex Albright (Economics) is the 2019 recipient of Harvard Law School's Law and Economics Fellows Writing Prize for her paper, “If You Give a Judge a Risk Score: Evidence from Kentucky Bail Decisions." Alex presented this work at ECINEQ 2019 at the Paris School of Economics.
Harvard Gazette | Meredith Dost, PhD candidate in Government and Social Policy and a Stone PhD Research Scholar, is one of 12 advisers throughout the University to receive the prestigious Star Family Prize for Excellence in Advising. The Star Prizes were established by James A. Star ’83 to recognize and reward individuals who contribute to the College through their exemplary intellectual and personal guidance of undergraduate students.
Harvard Magazine | Angie Bautista-Chavez, PhD candidate in Government, is one of three graduate student fellows who join the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study's 2019-2020 cohort of fellows. Bautista-Chavez's title will be the Edna Newman Shapiro, Class of 1936, and Robert Newman Shapiro, Class of 1972, Graduate Student Fellow. Her dissertation project: Exporting Borders: The Domestic and International Politics of Migration Control.
Awardee | Adam Travis, PhD candidate in Sociology & Social Policy, has been named a 2019 John R. Meyer Dissertation Fellow by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. He is exploring how different coastal real estate markets are responding to global climate change, with a particular focus on the relationship between flood hazards and home prices.
Awardee | Jared Schachner, PhD candidate in Sociology & Social Policy, has been named a 2019 John R. Meyer Dissertation Fellow by the Harvard Joint Center for Housing Studies. Schachner is using Los Angeles County to examine how parents make choices about neighborhoods and schools in an era of liberalized, choice-oriented urban policies, and how those choices affect educational outcomes for children.
Population Association of America | Margot Moinester, PhD candidate in Sociology, was presented with the Population Association of America (PAA) Dorothy S. Thomas Award for best graduate student paper for her paper, "Rethinking the U.S. Deportation Boom." Margot currently holds an NSF-Law & Inequalty Doctoral Fellowship with the American Bar Foundation.
Eastern Sociological Society | Kristina Brant, PhD candidate in Sociology, has been awarded the Eastern Sociological Society's 2019 Rose Laub Coser Dissertation Proposal Award for "Families in the Opioid Era: An Investigation of Parent Addiction and Kinship Care in Central Appalachia." Learn more about Kristina Brant's work:
National Science Foundation | Jared Schachner, PhD candidate in Sociology & Social Policy, has been awarded an NSF doctoral dissertation research grant for his PhD dissertation work on "Skill-Based Sorting into Neighborhoods and Schools." Learn more about Jared's work: