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Faculty and staff

2017-2018

Director
Devah Pager, Director
Sociology and HKS
On leave at Radcliffe
Institute (2017-2018).

David J. Deming
Director (2017-2018)
HKS and HGSE

Harvard Kennedy School
Mary Jo Bane
George J. Borjas
Amitabh Chandra
David T. Ellwood
Ronald F. Ferguson
Archon Fung 
Joshua S. Goodman 
Christopher Jencks
Alexander Keyssar
Jennifer S. Lerner
Jeffrey B. Liebman
Brigitte Madrian
Jane J. Mansbridge
Quinton Mayne
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Robert D. Putnam
Todd Rogers
Daniel Shoag
Maya Sen
Julie Boatright Wilson
William Julius Wilson
Leah Wright Rigueur

Harvard Business School
Michael Luca
David A. Moss
Michael I. Norton

Harvard Graduate School
of Education

Thomas J. Kane
Jal Mehta
Richard J. Murnane
Martin West

Harvard Law School
Christine A. Desan

Staff
Pamela Metz
Associate Director
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Economics
Richard B. Freeman
Roland G. Fryer
Xavier Gabaix
Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin
Nathaniel Hendren
Lawrence F. Katz
David Laibson
Sendhil Mullainathan
Amanda Pallais
Stefanie Stantcheva

Government
Danielle Allen
Daniel Carpenter
Ryan D. Enos
Claudine Gay
Peter A. Hall
Michael Hiscox
Jennifer Hochschild
Torben Iversen
Paul E. Peterson
Theda Skocpol

Sociology
Jason Beckfield
Lawrence Bobo
Bart Bonikowski
Mary C. Brinton 
Frank Dobbin
Alexandra Killewald
Michèle Lamont
Orlando Patterson
Robert J. Sampson
Mario Luis Small
Mary C. Waters
Christopher Winship

Doctoral Fellows

2017-2018

Economics
Alexander Bell, G-4 
Ashley Craig, G-4
Oren Danieli, G-5
Ellora Derenoncourt, G-5
Elizabeth Mishkin, G-5
Heather Sarsons, G-6
Hannah Shaffer, G-4 (HLS-1)

Education
Olivia Chi, G-4
Kathleen Lynch, D-7 
Ann Mantil, D-8
Abena Subira MacKall, D-6
Preeya Mbekeani, D-5
Amelia Peterson, G-4

Government
Angie Bautista-Chavez, G-5
Chase Foster, G-6
Rebecca Goldstein, G-4
Brian Libgober, G-4
Shom Mazumder, G-3
Brendan McElroy, G-5
Michael Morse, G-4 (Yale Law 2)
Daniel Moskowitz, G-5
David Romney, G-5

Government & Social Policy
Jacob Brown, G-2
Peter Bucchianeri, G-6
Meredith Dost, G-2
Diana Draghici, G-7
Sarah James, G-4
Carlos Lastra-Anadon, G-6
Audrey Latura, G-5
Nicholas Lillios, G-5
Gabrielle Malina, G-3
Nicholas Short, G-2

Health Policy
Adrienne Sabety, G-4.

Political Economy & Government
Andrew Garin, G-6
Casey Petroff, G-3

 

Public Policy 
Madeleine Gelblum, G-4
Ariella Kahn-Lang, G-5
Heidi Liu, G-6
Felix Owusu, G-3

Psychology
Jack Cao, G-5
Sa-Kiera Hudson, G-4

Sociology
Aaron Benavidez, G-6
Kristina Brant, G-4
Kreg Steven Brown, G-9
Anny Fenton, G-8
Carly Knight, G-9
Angela Lee, G-3
Christy Ley, G-8
Margot Moinester, G-6
Mo Torres, G-3
Beth Truesdale, G-8
Nathan Wilmers, G-6 
Tom Wooten, G-6

Sociology & Social Policy 
Monica Bell, G-7
James Biblarz, G-3
Brielle Bryan, G-6
Allison Daminger, G-2 
Kelley Fong, G-5
Blythe George, G-5
Hope Harvey, G-6
Andrew Keefe, G-2
Barbara Kiviat, G-6
Robert Manduca, G-4
Abigail Mariam, G-1
Alexandra Mitukiewicz, G-3
Cresa Pugh, G-2
Nathan J. Robinson, G-4
Jared Schachner, G-5
Andreja Siliunas, G-3
Lauren Taylor, G-1
Adam Travis, G-4
Alix Winter, G-6
Daniel Wu, G-7

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PhD alumni

 

African and African
American Studies

Jacqueline Cooke Rivers

Econonomics
Leah Platt Boustan
Elias Bruegmann
Lorenzo Casaburi
Hanley Chiang
David K. Evans
James Feigenbaum
Carola Frydman
Nora E. Gordon
Elizabeth Greenwood
Tarek A. Hassan
Bert I. Huang
Wei Huang
Simon Jäger
Rebecca Kalmus
Noam Kirson
Adam Looney
David Mericle
Joshua Mitchell
Alicia Sasser Modestino
Raven Saks Molloy
Kirk Moore
Aurelie Ouss
Matthew Resseger
Jessica Wolpaw Reyes
Jonah Rockoff
Dana Rotz
Alexandra Roulet
Albert Saíz
Ryan T. Sakoda
Frank Schilbach
Benjamin Schoefer
David Seif
Jasmin Sethi
Daniel Shoag
Ugo Troiano
Tom S. Vogl
Tara E. Watson
Justin Wolfers
Crystal S. Yang

Education
Alejandro J. Ganimian
Beth Schueler

Government
Samuel J. Abrams
Christopher Adolph
Marcus Alexander
Samuel Barrows
Benjamin Deufel
Amanda Garrett
Noam Gidron
Daniel Hopkins
Andrew Karch
Katerina Linos
John Marshall
Soledad Artiz Prillaman
Nirmala Ravishankar
Viridiana Rios
Ariel White
Thad Williamson

Government and Social Policy
Traci Burch
Charlotte Cavaillé
Jacqueline Chattopadhyay
Porsha Cropper
Katherine Levine Einstein
Michael Javen Fortner
Bernard L. Fraga
Benjamin Goodrich
Michael Hankinson
Michael Henderson
Alexander Hertel-Fernandez
Jason Lakin
Ryan T. Moore
Brenna Marea Powell
Daniel Schlozman
Francis X. Shen
Vesla M. Weaver
Martin R. West
Vanessa Williamson
Maya Woolfalk

Health Policy
Keren Ladin
Brendan Saloner
Elizabeth McCarthy Wikler

Political Economy & Govt
Lucy Barnes
Daniel Devroye
Sandip Sukhtankar
Rachel Deyette Werkema
Hye Young You
Oren Ziv

Psychology
Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington

 

Public Policy
Natalie Bau
Naomi Calvo
Sarah Cohodes
David J. Deming
Will S. Dobbie
Andrew Feldman
Daniel Honig
John J. Horton
Felipe Kast
Andrew Leigh
Victoria Levin
Elizabeth Linos
Holly H. Ming
Juan E. Saavedra
Gavin Samms
Judith Scott-Clayton
Ariel Dora Stern
Adam Thomas
Jong-sung You
Clara Zverina

Sociology
Weihua (Edward) An
Asad L. Asad
Christopher Bail
Jeffrey Denis
Ethan Fosse
Nathan Fosse
June (Kim) Han
Seth D. Hannah
Anthony A. Jack
Elisabeth Jacobs
Tomás Jiménez
Shelley McDonough Kimelberg
Theodore S. Leenman
Therese Leung
Jeremy R. Levine
Christopher Muller
Gesemia Nelson
Sabrina Pendergrass
Daniel Schrage
Graziella Silva
Jessica Simes
Mario Luis Small
Benjamin Sosnaud
Susan Crawford Sullivan
Jessica Danielle Tollette
Ruth López Turley
Zoua M. Vang
Natasha Kumar Warikoo
Celeste Watkins-Hayes
Jessica S. Welburn
Holly Wood

Sociology and Social Policy
Deirdre Bloome
Jesse Bradford
Anmol Chaddha
Victor Tan Chen
Andrew Clarkwest
Carrie Conaway
Nicole Deterding
Cybelle Fox
Katherine N. Gan
Sara Sternberg Greene
Sarah Halpern-Meekin
David J. Harding
Matissa Hollister
Joel Horwich
Kirsten Dinnall Hoyte
David Hureau
Jackelyn Hwang
Tracey (Shollenberger) Lloyd
Helen B. Marrow
Jal Mehta
Richard Mora
Bikila Ochoa
Melanie Penny Ochoa
Ann Owens
Kristin L. Perkins
Sanjay J. Pinto
Cassi L. Pittman
Maria G. Rendón
Eva Rosen
Wendy D. Roth
Patrick Sharkey
Jennifer Sykes
Laura M. Tach
Van C. Tran
Christopher Wimer
Scott Winship
Queenie Zhu
Daniyal Zuberi


 

 

FACULTY AND STAFF

Coffee cupOver 65 faculty members have come together from the Harvard University departments of Economics, Government, and Sociology, the Harvard Kennedy School, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Business School, and Harvard Law School to develop the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy.  

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PhD ALUMNI

Over 175 Inequality & Social Policy doctoral fellows have now completed their Ph.D.’s and hold positions in a variety of academic and research institutions across the country and around the world.

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DOCTORAL FELLOWS

PencilsApproximately 8-12 doctoral students are selected each year to join the Inequality Program. Doctoral Fellows maintain their affiliation with the program throughout their graduate studies, creating a rich intellectual community for the study of inequality and social policy.  

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ON THE JOB MARKET

Ph.D. fellows and alumni on the job market in AY 2017-2018

As participants in a National Science Foundation IGERT program, Doctoral Fellows complete all academic requirements of their home discipline, while undertaking a complementary, multidisciplinary program of study and research in the area of inequality and social policy, broadly defined.

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Photo of Harvard Kennedy School campus in snow by Martha Stewart.