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Faculty and staff

2019-2020

Director
David T. Ellwood 
Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School
Desmond Ang
Mary Jo Bane
Michela Carlana
Amitabh Chandra
David J. Deming
Will S. Dobbie
Ronald F. Ferguson
Archon Fung 
Jason Furman
Gordon Hanson
Christopher Jencks
Alexander Keyssar
Jennifer S. Lerner
Jeffrey B. Liebman
Jane J. Mansbridge
Quinton Mayne
Khalil Gibran Muhammad
Robert D. Putnam
Dani Rodrik
Todd Rogers
Benjamin Schneer
Maya Sen
Mark Shepard
Julie Boatright Wilson
William Julius Wilson
Leah Wright Rigueur

Harvard Business School
Zoë B. Cullen
Michael Luca
David A. Moss
Michael I. Norton

Harvard Graduate School
of Education

Roberto G. Gonzales
Thomas J. Kane
Jal Mehta
Richard J. Murnane
Martin West

Harvard Law School
Christine A. Desan
Crystal S. Yang

Staff
Pamela Metz
Associate Director
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Economics
Raj Chetty
Xavier Gabaix
Edward L. Glaeser
Claudia Goldin
Nathaniel Hendren
Lawrence F. Katz
David Laibson
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
Jon C. Rogowski
Theda Skocpol
Xiang Zhou

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

The PhD Scholars | Doctoral Fellows

2019-2020

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Economics
Alex Albright, G-4
Alexander Bell, G-6
Justin Bloesch, G-4 
Liz Engle, G-4
Emma Harrington, G-5
Kathryn Holston, G-3
Ayushi Narayan, G-3
Chika Okafor, G-3
Hannah Shaffer, G-4 (HLS-2)
Anna Stansbury, G-4
John Tebes, G-4
Alice Wu, G-2

Education
Olivia Chi, G-6
Janelle Fouché, G-3
Garry Mitchell, G-3
Preeya Mbekeani, D-7
Nozomi Nakajima, G-4
Amelia Peterson, G-6

Government
Angie Bautista-Chavez, G-7
Avishay Ben Sasson-Gordis, G-4
Hanno Hilbig, G-4
Sophie Hill, G-4
Kaneesha Johnson, G-4
Mitchell Kilborn, G-3
Shom Mazumder, G-5
Brendan McElroy, G-7
Michael Morse, G-3 (Yale JD'19)
Hunter Rendleman, G-2
David Romney, G-7
Michael Zoorob, G-4

Government & Social Policy
Jacob Brown, G-4
Meredith Dost, G-4
Diana Draghici, G-9
Sarah James, G-6
Curtlyn Kramer, G-2
Audrey Latura, G-7
Nicholas Lillios, G-7
Gabrielle Malina, G-5
Nicholas Short, G-4
Elizabeth Thom, G-2
Jacob Waggoner, G-1

Harvard Business School
Serena Hagerty, G-4

Health Policy
Daniel Prinz, G-5
Adrienne Sabety, G-6.

Political Economy & Government
Casey Petroff, G-5

 

Public Policy 
Madeleine Gelblum, G-6
Helen Ho, G-4
Heidi Liu, G-6
Kadeem Noray, G-3
Felix Owusu, G-5

Psychology
Sa-Kiera Hudson, G-6

Sociology
Aaron Benavidez, G-8
Kristina Brant, G-6
Matthew Brooke, G-3
Jenna Cook, G-3
Aaron Fernandez, G-2
Leah E. Gose, G-4
Angela Lee, G-5
Margot Moinester, G-8
Ethan Raker, G-4
Mo Torres, G-5
John Towey, G-3
Tom Wooten, G-8

Sociology & Social Policy 
James Biblarz, G-5 (HLS-2)
Allison Daminger, G-4
Kelley Fong, G-7
Blythe George, G-7
Andrew Keefe, G-4 (HLS-1)
Robert Manduca, G-6
Abigail Mariam, G-3
Alexandra Mitukiewicz, G-5
Cresa Pugh, G-4
Nefara Riesch, G-1
Nathan J. Robinson, G-5
Cierra Robson, G-1
Jared Schachner, G-7
Andreja Siliunas, G-5
Lauren Taylor, G-3
Adam Travis, G-6
Lilly Yu, G-2
Michael Zanger-Tishler, G-1

     

PhD alumni

2001-2019

African and African
American Studies

Jacqueline Cooke Rivers

Econonomics
Leah Platt Boustan
Elias Bruegmann
Lorenzo Casaburi
Hanley Chiang
Ashley C. Craig
Oren Danieli
Ellora Derenoncourt
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
Elizabeth Mishkin
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
Heather Sarsons
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
Kathleen Lynch
Abena Subira Mackall
Beth Schueler

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

Government and Social Policy
Peter Bucchianeri
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
Carlos Lastra Anadón
Ryan T. Moore
Brenna Marea Powell
Daniel Schlozman
Francis X. Shen
Vesla M. Weaver
Martin R. West
Vanessa Williamson
Miya Woolfalk

Health Policy
Keren Ladin
Brendan Saloner
Elizabeth McCarthy Wikler

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

Psychology
Jack Cao
Jennifer Sheehy-Skeffington

 

Public Policy
Natalie Bau
Naomi Calvo
Sarah Cohodes
David J. Deming
Will S. Dobbie
Andrew Feldman
Daniel Honig
John J. Horton
Ariella Kahn-Lang Spitzer
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
Anny Fenton
Ethan Fosse
Nathan Fosse
June (Kim) Han
Seth D. Hannah
Anthony A. Jack
Elisabeth Jacobs
Tomás Jiménez
Shelley McDonough Kimelberg
Carly R. Knight
Theodore S. Leenman
Therese Leung
Jeremy R. Levine
Christy Ley
Christopher Muller
Gesemia Nelson
Sabrina Pendergrass
Daniel Schrage
Graziella Silva
Jessica Simes
Mario Luis Small
Benjamin Sosnaud
Susan Crawford Sullivan
Jessica Danielle Tollette
Beth C. Truedale
Ruth López Turley
Zoua M. Vang
Natasha Kumar Warikoo
Celeste Watkins-Hayes
Jessica S. Welburn
Nathan Wilmers
Holly Wood

Sociology and Social Policy
Monica C. Bell
Deirdre Bloome
Jesse Bradford
Brielle Bryan
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
Hope Harvey
Matissa Hollister
Joel Horwich
Kirsten Dinnall Hoyte
David Hureau
Jackelyn Hwang
Barbara Kiviat
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
Alix S. Winter
Daniel Wu
Queenie Zhu
Daniyal Zuberi


 

 

The Stone Senior Scholars

2018-2019

The Stone Senior Scholars

Daron Acemoglu
Economics
MIT

David Autor
Economics
MIT

Marianne Bertrand
The University of Chicago
Booth School of Business

Janet C. Gornick
Political Science and Sociology
Director, Stone Center on Socio-Economic Inequality
The Graduate Center, CUNY

David B. Grusky
Sociology and Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality
Stanford University
  Annette Lareau
Sociology
University of Pennsylvania

Melvin L. Oliver
Sociologist and President
Pitzer College

Paul Pierson
Political Science
UC Berkeley

Emmanuel Saez
Economics and Director, Center for Equitable Growth
UC Berkeley

Rachel Sherman
Sociology
The New School

Gabriel Zucman
Economics and Co-Director, World Inequality Database
UC Berkeley

 

FACULTY AND STAFF

Coffee cupOver 70 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 190 Inequality & Social Policy doctoral fellows have now completed their PhD’s and hold positions in a variety of academic and research institutions across the country and around the world.

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The PhD Scholars

PencilsApproximately 10-12 doctoral students are selected each year to join the program as Stone or Wiener PhD Scholars. The PhD Scholars 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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STONE SENIOR SCHOLARS

The Stone Senior Scholars are a multidisciplinary group of national faculty affiliates who bring distinctive insights and perspectives from their own work on issues of inequality, wealth concentration, and mobility. Many are focused specifically on the nature and consequences of wealth concentration at the top of the distribution.

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Photos of CGIS-Knafel and William James Hall by Pamela Metz.
Photo of Harvard Kennedy School campus in snow by Martha Stewart.