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
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2015
    B.S., Mathematics, Stanford University, 2010
    M.A., 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
  • DelCorazon photo Gina R. DelCorazon
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., Government, Smith College, 2004
    M.A., Economics, University of California, San Diego, 2009
    Interests: poverty intervention and K-12 education.
  • Dixon photo Angela R. Dixon
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2012
    B.S., Psychology and Political Science, University of North Carolina, 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.
  • Felton photo Christopher M. Felton
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., Sociology, The College of New Jersey, 2016
    Interests: poverty, crime, residential segregation, racial stratification, and social policy.
  • Gillion photo Leah L. Gillion
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2013
    B.S., Economics, Florida A&M University, 2004
    M.A., Math Education, University of Rochester, 2007
    Interests: sociology of education, race and ethnicity, and public policy.
  • 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
    B.A., History and Economics, University of York, 2009
    M.A., Urban Affairs, Loyola University, 2014
    Interests: history, economics, public policy, urban planning and international affairs.
  • Himmelstein photo Gracie Himmelstein
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, 2012
    Interests: Income inequality, racism and discrimination, health disparities and outcomes.
  • 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
  • Idris photo Ferdose Idris
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., Sociology, University of Washington, 2016
    Interests: studying race and segregation, education, and inequality with a focus on identity formation, bias, and social mobility.
  • James photo Sarah A. James
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2012
    B.A., Sociology, Rice University, 2012
    Interests: social demography, family and child wellbeing, and integrating biological/genetic, and social science research.
  • Johnson photo Rebecca A. Johnson
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2014
    B.A., Phychology, Stanford, 2012
    M.A., Religious Studies, Stanford, 2012
    Interests: health, law, and social demography, with specific interests in parents' interactions with organizations on behalf of their children.
  • Julio photo Daniela R. Urbina Julio
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2015
    B.A., Sociology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2011
    M.A., 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
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2015
    B.A., Mathematics and American Studies, Wesleyan University, 2014
    Interests: American Studies, African American Studies, Urban Policy & Planning, data analysis and social justice.
  • Korolkova photo Anastasia Korolkova
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., International Relations, Macaulay Honors College, CUNY, 2009
    M.S., Statistics, Baruch College, CUNY, 2015
    Interests: mathematical demography, causal inference, experimental methods, economic development, international migration and reproductive health.
  • Lundberg photo Ian D. Lundberg
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2015
    B.A., 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.
  • McMartin photo Andrew J. McMartin
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., Sociology and Biology, University of Washington, 2015
    Interests: health and development, neighborhood and family effects on youth wellbeing and behavior, gene-environment interactions
  • 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
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. 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
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. 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.
  • 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.
  • Unzueta photo Belén Unzueta
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2015
    B.A., Social Anthropology, Universidad de Chile, 2008
    M.A., Sociology, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, 2014
    Interests: indigenous ethnicity, race and ethnicity in Latin America, demography, and ethnoracial politics.
  • 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
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. 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.
  • Xiong photo Wanru Xiong
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2016
    B.A., Politics, Philosophy and Economics, Peking University, 2013
    Interests: population economics, behavioral economics, gender, marriage, migration and sex ratio problems.
  • 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.