Graduate Students

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Gomory photo Henry M. Gomory
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2017
    B.A., Sociology, Harvard University, 2017
    Interests: poverty, social mobility, housing insecurity, residential mobility, quantitative methods.
  • Hagos photo Rama M. Hagos
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2019
    B.A., Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College, 2015
    Interests: immigration, race, and stratification.
  • 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., Public and International Affairs, 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, health, and educational outcomes.
  • 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.
  • Klein photo Jordan D. Klein
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2019
    B.S., International Relations, Tufts University, 2016
    M.P.H., Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Tufts University, 2017
    Interests: surveys, social network, bio-markers, big data-based methods, and health, development, and migration applications in demographic research.
  • Lundberg photo Ian D. Lundberg
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2015
    B.A., Sociology and Statistics, Harvard University, 2015
    Interests: statistics, computational social science, data science, inequality, poverty, mobility
  • 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
  • Miller photo Emily E.N. Miller
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2018
    B.S., Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University, 2016
    Interests: family demography, social policy (higher education, housing, and social welfare), evaluations and interventions, non-metropolitan areas, future of labor, and substance use.
  • Mleczko photo Matt Mleczko
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2018
    B.A., Economics and Political Science, University of Notre Dame, 2015
    Interests: housing policy, segregation, population health, and measures of social trust.
  • 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.
  • Postel photo Hannah Postel
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2017
    B.A., International Politics and Economics, Middlebury College, 2013
    Interests: international migration, the migration-development nexus, economic development, labor mobility, income inequality, forecasting, survey methods and administrative/metadata analysis.
  • Qi photo Jinyuan Qi
    Program in Population Studies. Entered Fall 2017
    B.A., International Economics and Trade, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, 2014
    M.A., Demography, University of California, Berkeley, 2016
    Interests: biodemography, with a particular interest in biosocial determinants of noncommunicable diseases, formal demography, and health economics.
  • Read photo Amy R. Read
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2019
    B.S. B.A., Biology; French, Brigham Young University, 2019
    Interests: socio-genomics,study of genetics to better understand health, education, and inequality.
  • Rutan photo Devin Q. Rutan
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2018
    B.PHIL, Urban Studies, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
    Interests: re-production of spatial inequality and the persistence of residential segregation.
  • Schugurensky photo Alejandro Schugurensky
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2019
    B.A., Sociology, University of Southern California, 2018
    Interests: educational inequality
  • Uchikoshi photo Fumiya Uchikoshi
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2019
    B.A., Sociology, University of Tokyo, 2015
    M.A., Sociology, University of Tokyo, 2017
    Interests: family demography, social stratification, sociology of the family, and East Asia.
  • 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.
  • Wang photo Xueqing Wang
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2019
    BA, Sociology and Economics, Emory University, 2017
    MA, Social Sciences, University of Chicago, 2018
    Interests: health disparities, aging and life course, social demography, and social epidemiology.
  • Wright Fox photo Melanie Wright Fox
    Sociology and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2019
    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
    M.A., Economics, Peking University, 2016
    Interests: marriage, family, fertility, behavioral economics,and sex ratio problems.
  • Xu photo Janet Xu
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2015
    B.A., Sociology and Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago, 2014
    Interests: race/ethnicity, diversity, economic sociology, organizations, inequality
  • Yang photo Vicki W. Yang
    Department of Sociology. Entered Fall 2017
    B.A., Political Science, University of Chicago, 2014
    Interests: economic sociology, organizational theory, migration and spatial segregation, and culture.
  • Zlotnick photo Hanna G. Zlotnick
    Population and Social Policy Program. Entered Fall 2019
    B.A., Economics, University of Michigan, 2015
    M.P.P, University of Michigan, 2019
    Interests: family demography and social policy, child wellbeing, educational attainment, educational inequality, and adult income outcomes.