2014-2015 New Scholars

CPI 2014-15 New Scholars Grant Competition Winners

The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality is pleased to announce the winners of our 2014-15 New Scholars Grant Competition:

Matthew Hall, Cornell University

Segregation Research Group

Matthew Hall is a demographer specializing in immigration, segregation, housing, and racial/ethnic inequality. His current research is directed at understanding immigrant incorporation in new destination areas, the role of undocumented status on immigrant economic and residential well-being, and the impact of the foreclosure crisis on patterns of neighborhood change.

Joscha Legewie, New York University

Segregation Research Group

Joscha Legewie's research explores important sociological questions related to social inequality, education, racial/ethnic relations, gender, and research methods. His work builds on rigorous causal inference based on innovative, natural or quasi-experimental research designs with a keen interest in "big data" as a promising source for future social science research.

Andrew Penner, University of California, Irvine

Social Mobility Research Group

Andrew Penner's research interests lie broadly within the field of inequality, where his work has focused on gender, race, and family inequality in education and the labor market. He is currently involved in projects examining the role of marriage and children in creating gender wage inequality in Norway, the implications of racial fluidity for inequality in the United States, and how national contexts shape gender inequality in education.

Daniel Schneider, University of California, Berkeley

Poverty Measurement and Trends Research Group

Daniel Schneider’s research interests are focused on social demography, inequality, and the family. His current research includes an investigation of the role of economic resources in entry into marriage and cohabitation, a project examining the effects of the Great Recession on relationship quality, union dissolution, and fertility, and a set of papers on how gender shapes housework time.