Research Group Leaders

Gregory Acs's picture
The Urban Institute
Labor Markets Research Group Leader, Director of Income and Benefits Policy Center
social insurance, social welfare, compensation of workers
Sanjay Basu's picture
Stanford University
Health Disparities Research Group Leader, Assistant Professor of Medicine
epidemiology, health metrics, statistics and mathematical modeling ofthe public health effects of social and economic policies
Nicholas Bloom's picture
Stanford University
Income and Wealth Research Group Leader, William D. Eberle Professor of Economics
management practices across firms and countries
Linda Burton's picture
Duke University
Poverty Research Group Leader, Dean of the Social Sciences
poverty and intergenerational family dynamics in both rural and urban environments
David Card's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Labor Markets Research Group Leader, Class of 1950 Professor of Economics; Director of the Labor Studies Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research; Director, Center for Labor Economics (CLE); Director, Econometrics Laboratory (EML)
immigration, wages, education, and health insurance
Raj Chetty's picture
Stanford University
Mobility Research Group Leader, Income and Wealth Research Group Leader, Director of Opportunity Lab
tax policy, unemployment insurance, education, equality of opportunity
Shelley Correll's picture
Stanford University
Discrimination Research Group Leader, Barbara D. Finberg Director of Michelle R. Clayman Institute for Research on Gender, Professor of Sociology
gender, social psychology, sociology of education
Mark Cullen's picture
Stanford University
Health Disparities Research Group Leader, Director of Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences, Professor of Medicine
occupational and environmental medicine, social disparities in health
Matt Desmond's picture
Princeton University
Housing Research Group Leader; Professor of Sociology
educational inequality, dangerous work, political ideology, race and social theory, inner-city housing market
Rebecca Diamond's picture
Stanford University
Housing Research Group Leader, Assistant Professor of Economics
labor economics, urban economics, public economics
Mark Duggan's picture
Stanford University
Safety Net Research Group Leader, Trione Director, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics
health care sector, effects of government expenditure programs
Greg J. Duncan's picture
University of California, Irvine
Life Course Research Group Leader, Distinguished Professor of Education
impacts of poverty, neighborhood conditions and welfare reform on children's development, program evaluation
Kathryn Edin's picture
Johns Hopkins University
Poverty Research Group Leader, Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Sociology
Poverty/social inequality, urban and community sociology, family/gender, qualitative methods, public policy
Jeremy Freese's picture
Stanford University
Health Disparities Research Group Leader, Professor of Sociology
health, medical sociology, quantitative methods, social demography, social inequality and stratification, social psychology
David Grusky's picture
Stanford University
Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality; Professor of Sociology
social class, gender, labor markets, social mobility, income inequality, poverty
David Harding's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Incarceration Research Group Leader, Associate Professor of Sociology
poverty and inequality, urban neighborhoods, education, incarceration, and prisoner reentry
Michael Hout's picture
New York University
Labor Markets Research Group Leader, Professor of Sociology
demography, inequality, religion, social change, quantitative methods
Hilary Hoynes's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Safety Net and Incarceration Research Group Leader, Professor of Public Policy and Economics, Haas Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities
poverty, inequality, and the impacts of government tax and transfer programs on low income families
Tomás Jiménez's picture
Stanford University
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Group Leader; Director of Undergraduate Program on Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity; Director, Graduate Studies, Department of Sociology; Associate Professor of Sociology
immigration, assimilation, social mobility, ethnic and racial identity
Karen Jusko's picture
Stanford University
Safety Net Research Group Leader, Assistant Professor of Political Science
American politics, comparative politics, political methodology
Daniel Lichter's picture
Cornell University
Segregation Research Group Leader; Professor of Sociology; Director of Cornell Population Center; Ferris Family Professor of Policy Analysis and Management; Robert S. Harrison Director of the Institute for Social Sciences
Robert Denis Mare's picture
University of California, Los Angeles
Segregation Research Group Leader, Research Professor and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Sociology
residential mobility and residential segregation, educational assortative mating and marriage markets, social mobility, fertility
Hazel Markus's picture
Stanford University
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Group Leader, Davis-Brack Professor in the Behavioral Sciences , Director of Research Institute of Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
Cultural Psychology, Choice and Agency, Self and Identity, Race and Social Class, Well Being
Douglas S. Massey's picture
Princeton University
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Group Leader; Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
international migration, race and housing, discrimination, education, urban poverty
Beth Mattingly's picture
Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Group Leader; Research Consultant, Center of Poverty and Inequality; Director of Research on Vulnerable Families, University of New Hampshire; Research Assistant Sociology Professor, University of New Hampshire
Sara McLanahan's picture
Princeton University
Family Research Group Leader, Director of Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
family demography, poverty and inequality, social policy, non-traditional family structures
Arnold Milstein's picture
Stanford University
Life Course Research Group Leader, Professor of Medicine, Director of Clinical Excellence Research Center
private and public healthcare, Policy, innovation
David Pedulla's picture
Stanford University
Discrimination Research Group Leader, Assistant Professor of Sociology
race and gender stratification, labor markets, economic and organizational sociology, and experimental methods
Elizabeth Peters's picture
The Urban Institute
Family Research Group Leader; Director of Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population
divorce laws, child support policy, child care policy, taxes, family formation and dissolution
Joan Petersilia's picture
Stanford Law School
Incarceration Research Group Leader, Adelbert H. Sweet Professor of Law, Faculty Co-Director of Stanford Criminal Justice Center
crime control, sentencing, and corrections
Luigi Pistaferri's picture
Stanford University
Consumption Research Group Leader, Professor of Economics, "Ralph Landau" Senior Fellow at SIEPR
consumption and income dynamics, consumption mobility, applied economics, consumption and saving choice, labor supply, econometrics of panel data
Sean Reardon's picture
Stanford University
Education Research Group Leader, Life Course Research Group Leader, Professor of Poverty and Inequality
residential and school segregation, race/ethnic and socioeconomic achievement disparities, neighborhood influence in child development
David Rehkopf's picture
Stanford University
Health Disparities Research Group Leader, Assistant Professor of Medicine
human development, income distribution, socioeconomic status and health risk factors
Cecilia Ridgeway's picture
Stanford University
Discrimination Research Group Leader, Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences
social psychology, group processes, gender stratification, status processes
Jesse Rothstein's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Labor Markets Research Group Leader; Professor of Public Policy and Economics; Director of Institute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE); Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Co-Director, California Policy Lab
school infrastructure spending, affirmative action, racial segregation
Emmanuel Saez's picture
University of California, Berkeley
Income and Wealth Research Group Leader; Professor of Economics; Director, Center for Equitable Growth
taxation, redistribution, and inequality
C. Matthew Snipp's picture
Stanford University
Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration Research Group Leader, Director of Social Science Secure Data Center, Professor of Sociology
racial identification and residence, education, family composition, immigration and intermarriage rates
Gary Solon's picture
University of Arizona
Mobility Research Group Leader; Eller Professor of Economics; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research; Research Fellow, IZA; Fellow, Society of Labor Economists.
Florencia Torche's picture
Stanford University
Mobility Research Group Leader, Professor of Sociology
stratification and mobility, sociology education, social demography, early origins of disadvantage
Greg Walton's picture
Stanford University
Life Course Research Group Leader; Poverty and Technology Lab Leader; Associate Professor of Psychology
political behaviors, environmental behaviors, and intergroup relations