PhD in Sociology, 2011. Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Duke University. Director of the Duke Polarization Lab.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research, University of Michigan, 2011-2013.
Measuring Culture, by John W. Mohr, Christopher A. Bail, Margaret Frye, Jennifer C. Lena, Omar Lizardo, Terence E. McDonnell, Ann Mische, Iddo Tavory, and Frederick F. Wherry, is forthcoming from Columbia University Press (July 2020).
Paul Lazarsfeld Award, Political Communication Section, American Political Science Association, for "Exposureto Opposing Views can Increase Political Polarization: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment on Social Media," 2019.
Thomas Langford Lectureship Award, for a Duke faculty member who embodies the highest values of scholarship, teaching, and collegiality, 2019.
PhD in Sociology, 2008. Senior Fellow, Urban Institute
Elisabeth Jacobs is a senior fellow focusing on issues related to family economic security and economic mobility. Elisabeth is a nationally recognized expert on family income and earnings instability, low-wage employment and job quality, intergenerational mobility and opportunity, as well as a wide range of related policies including social insurance, labor market regulations, and safety net policies.
Founding Senior Director, Washington Center for Equitable Growth, 2014-2019. Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution, 2011-2014. Senior Policy Analyst, US Congress Joint Economic Committee, 2009-2011. American Sociological Association Congressional Fellow, 2008-2009.
Elected to the National Academy of Social Insurance, 2019.
PhD in Sociology, 2005. Professor of Sociology and Comparative Studies of Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University.
Tomás Jiménez's second book, The Other Side of Assimilation, uses interviews from a race and class spectrum of Silicon Valley residents to show how a relational form of assimilation changes both newcomers (immigrants and their children) and established individuals (people born in the US to US-born parents). University of California Press (2017).