Graduate Students

  • Andrasfay photo Theresa F. Andrasfay
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2014
    B.A., Statistics, University of California, Berkeley, 2014
    Interests: statistics, fertility, and infant mortality
  • Breton photo Etienne Breton
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2013
    B.Sc., Anthropology, University of Montreal, 2010
    M.S., Demography, University of Montreal, 2013
    Interests: household and family demography, anthropological demography and the social demography of India.
  • Chen photo Shuang Chen
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2015
    BS, Mathematics, Stanford University, 2010
    MA, Education, Stanford University, 2011
    Interests: sociology and demography, migration, human capital and child development, survey research, metadata and microdata management.
  • Cheng photo Cheng C Cheng
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2012
    B.A., Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 2012
    Interests: demography and aging
  • Cohen photo Elisha A. Cohen
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2013
    B.A., Economics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2003
    M.A., Economics, Hunter College, 2012
    Interests: health disparities in the U.S., demography, social epidemiology, data visualization, and quantitative methods.
  • Dixon photo Angela R. Dixon
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2012
    B.S., Psychology and Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
    Interests: race/ethnicity, inequality, and comparative sociology.
  • Easley photo Janeria A. Easley
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2011
    B.A., Sociology and English, Duke University, 2011
    Interests: racial economic inequality, spatial inequality, and social mobility.
  • Gentsch photo Kerstin Gentsch
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2008
    B.A., Economics and Linguistics & Language, Swarthmore College, 2005
    Interests: education (K-12 and postsecondary), employment, quantitative methods
  • Gillion photo Leah L. Gillion
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2013
    BS, Economics, Florida A&M University, 2004
    MA, Math Education, University of Rochester, 2007
    Interests: sociology of education, race and ethnicity, and public policy.
  • Golann photo Joanne W. Golann
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2008
    B.A., English, Amherst College, 2004
    M.A., Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 2006
    Interests: urban education, inequality, families, and ethnography.
  • Gottlieb photo Aaron J. Gottlieb
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2011
    B.A., Public Affairs and Political Science, Syracuse University, 2007
    M.S., Social Welfare Policy, Columbia University, 2011
    Interests: crime and punishment, poverty and inequality, social policy, and the family.
  • Grigoryeva photo Angelina Grigoryeva
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2010
    B.A., Sociology, Moscow State University, Higher School of Economics, 2010
    Interests: economic sociology, stratification, and quantitative methods.
  • Hale photo Christopher Hale
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2015
    BA, History and Economics, University of York, 2009
    MA, Urban Affairs, Loyola University, 2014
    Interests: history, economics, public policy, urban planning and international affairs.
  • Horta photo Mariana Campos Horta
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2011
    B.A., Interdisciplinary Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 2007
    Interests: inequality, migration, ethnicity, and health and educational outcomes
  • Ishizuka photo Patrick Ishizuka
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2010
    B.A., Philosophy, Santa Clara University, 2004
    Interests: gender, work-family issues, and inequality.
  • James photo Sarah A. James
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2012
    B.A., Sociology, Rice University, 2012
    Interests: social demography, family and child wellbeing, and integrating biological/genetic, and social science research.
  • Julio photo Daniela R. Urbina Julio
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2015
    BA, Sociology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011
    MA, Applied Quantitative Research, New York University, 2015
    Interests: demography and inequality, with a special interest in the impact of marriage patterns and family structure on inequality.
  • Korevaar photo Hannah M. Korevaar
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2015
    BA, Mathematics and American Studies, Wesleyan University, 2014
    Interests: American Studies, African American Studies, Urban Policy & Planning, data analysis and social justice.
  • Lundberg photo Ian D. Lundberg
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2015
    BA, Sociology and Statistics, Harvard University, 2015
    Interests: gender, families, labor markets, social demography and methodology, with specific focus on causal inference and on the impact of labor-market inequalities on families and of families on labor-market inequality.
  • Mahmud photo Ayesha S. Mahmud
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2012
    B.A., Physics and Economics, Carleton College, 2009
    Interests: infectious disease modeling, population dynamics, infectious disease transmission, and impact of the HIV epidemic on fertility in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Marin photo Celeste Marin
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2013
    B.A., Foreign Affairs and Latin American Studies, University of Virginia, 1992
    M.P.H., International Health and Development, Tulane University, 2000
    Interests: health disparities, global reproductive epidemiology, and research methods for hard-to-measure demographic outcomes and hidden populations.
  • Mirakhur photo Zitsi Mirakhur
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2011
    B.A., Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago, 2008
    Interests: sociology of education, poverty, inequality, and urbanization.
  • Mittleman photo Joel J. Mittleman
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2013
    B.A., Economics, Swarthmore College, 2009
    M.A., Comparative Education, University of London, 2012
    Interests: the sociology of education, race, and stratification.
  • Moullin photo Sophie C. Moullin
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2013
    B.A., Social and Political Science, University of Cambridge, 2005
    M.A., Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences, Columbia University, 2012
    Interests: family demography, stratification, and mental health.
  • O'Mara photo Ryan J. O'Mara
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2014
    B.S., Education, University of Florida, 2002
    M.S., Social Science (Health Behavior), University of Florida, 2009
    Interests: how social inequalities influence population health and wellbeing, and how social policies and programs can be optimized to improve public health and welfare.
  • Querin photo Federica Querin
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2014
    B.A., Economics, Bocconi University , 2011
    M.S., Economics and Demography, Bocconi University, 2013
    Interests: family, low fertility in the European context, and social demography.
  • Santana photo Emilce A. Santana
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2013
    B.A., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2013
    Interests: immigration, social stratification, and race/ethnicity.
  • Tannen photo Jonathan C. Tannen
    Woodrow Wilson School. Entered Fall 2010
    B.S., Physics and Math, Harvard, 2007
    M.S.Ed., Education, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
    Interests: internal structure of cities, segregation, youth development and mathematical modeling of emergent structures.
  • Thorkelson photo Sal Thorkelson
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2010
    B.A., Evolutionary Biology, Columbia University, 2007
    M.Sc., Human Geography, Umeå University, Sweden, 2010
    Interests: international migration, inequality, race and ethnic studies, comparative sociology.
  • Winter photo Amy K. Winter
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2011
    B.A., International Relations and History, University of Georgia , 2007
    M.P.H., Public Health, Emory University, 2011
    Interests: human demography and infectious disease dynamics.
  • Wright Fox photo Melanie Wright Fox
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2011
    A.B., Public Policy and Theater Studies, Duke University, 2009
    Interests: how neighborhoods and families contribute to social inequalities and in social policies that mitigate early-life disadvantage.
  • Xu photo Jiayi J. Xu
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2015
    BA, Sociology and Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, 2014
    Interests: intragroup variation, especially how this may be affected by spatial inequality.
  • Yiu photo Jessica Yiu
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2008
    B.A., Sociology, University of Toronto, 2006
    M.A., Sociology, University of Toronto, 2008
    Interests: immigration, race and ethnic relations, and network analysis