Laura Tach

Laura Tach

PhD in Sociology and Social Policy, 2010.
Associate Professor of Policy Analysis and Management and Sociology (by courtesy), Cornell University.
Associate Director, Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, Cornell University.
Laura Tach

Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012.

State University of New York Chancellor’s Award for Excellence, 2020. Awarded for her research on the connections between economic insecurity, relationship instability and the well-being of children.

William Julius Wilson Early Career Award: Inequality, Poverty, Mobility Section of the American Sociological Association, 2018.

Laura Tach has been named a William T. Grant Scholar, 2015-2020. The William T. Grant Scholars program selects 4-6 promising early-career researchers each year in the social, behavioral, and health sciences and supports their professional development with five-year research awards.Confronting Inequality, edited by Laura Tach, Rachel Dunifon, and Douglas L. Miller

Confronting Inequality: How Policies and Practices Shape Children's Opportunities, edited by Laura Tach, Rachel Dunifon, and Douglas L. Miller, has been publisehd by the American Psychological Association (2020).

It's Not Like I'm PoorIt's Not Like I'm Poor: How Working Families Make Ends Meet in a Post-Welfare Worldco-authored by Sarah Halpern-Meekin '09, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach '10, and Jennifer Sykes '11, has been published by the University of California Press (2015).


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