2014

Samuel Barrows

Ph.D. in Government, 2014.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Program on Education Policy and Governance, Harvard Kennedy School.
Deirdre Bloome

Deirdre Bloome

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan.


Russell Sage Foundation Visiting Scholar, 2017-2018.

Winner of the Distinguished Contributions to the Sociology of Population Award, American Sociological Association Section on Population, 2015.

Winner of the American Sociological Association Section on Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award, 2014, for "Racial Inequality Trends and the Intergenerational Persistence of Income and Family Structure,” American Sociological Review 79(6):1196-1225. 2014.

Charlotte Cavaille

Charlotte Cavaillé

PhD in Government and Social Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University.
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan (beginning fall 2019).


Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, Princeton University, 2019-2020.

Winner of the Institute for Advanced Study in Toulouse (IAST) Multidisciplinary Prize rewarding “scientifically exciting and ambitious endeavors” (with Daniel L. Chen, Toulouse School of Economics), 2016.

Winner of the American Political Science Association's Mancur Olson Award for Best Dissertation in Political Economy, 2016.

Sara Sternberg Greene

Sara Sternberg Greene

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2014.
Associate Professor of Law, Duke University School of Law.


Sara Sternberg Greene is an interdisciplinary scholar whose interests span consumer law, bankruptcy, poverty law, access to justice, tax, and contracts. Broadly concerned in her scholarship with the relationship between law and inequality, Greene has recently focused on the role of the law in perpetuating and exacerbating poverty and inequality.

Christopher Muller

Ph.D. in Sociology, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University, 2014-16.

Jacqueline Cooke Rivers

Ph.D. in African and African American Studies, 2014.
Hutchins Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, Harvard University (2016-2017).
Eva Rosen

Eva Rosen

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University.


Postdoctoral Fellow, Poverty and Inequality Research Lab, Johns Hopkins University, 2015-2017.

Recognized as one of APPAM’s outstanding early career scholars, receiving their 40 for 40 fellowship, 2018.

Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington

Ph.D. in Psychology, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, London School of Economics and Political Science.
British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow (2015).

Jennifer’s dissertation, “Society in Mind: The manifestation of structural power and status differences in cognitive and regulatory domains,” was awarded the Harvard University Richard J. Herrnstein Prize (2014-2015) and received an Honorable Mention from the International Society for Political Psychology Best Dissertation Award.

Ariel Dora Stern

Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2014.
Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School.

Hye Young You

Ph.D. in Political Economy and Government, 2014.
Assistant Professor, Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University.

Clara Zverina

Ph.D. in Public Policy, 2014.
NBER Postdoctoral Fellow in Disability Research (Stockholm)
Senior Associate, Altor Funds.