Postdoctoral Research Associates


Louis Donnelly
Ph.D. 2015, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Social Work. Interests: neighborhood contexts and residential segregation; child poverty and educational inequality; family structure and nonresident father involvement.

phone: 609.258.6978


Kalsea Koss
Ph.D. 2012, University of Notre Dame, Developmental Psychology
Interest: impact of family and early life adversity on child development

phone: 609.258.6978



Visiting Scholars


Kate Choi
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Western University, Canada
Interests: causes and consequences of international migration for migrants, their families, and the communities in which they live



Radha Jagannathan
Professor of Statistics in the Urban Planning & Policy Development Program at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Research interests: youth and public welfare, impact of welfare reform on women's fertility behavior and their mental health, children's living arrangements, poverty, and incidence of child abuse and neglect

phone: 609.258.6973


Jayanti Owens
Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
Brown University
Interests: causes of gender, racial/ethnic, and immigrant educational and labor market inequality, the growing, female-favoring gender gap in educational attainment in the U.S., a growing disparity in parents' and teachers' perceptions of boys' and girls' childhood behavior problems across cohorts, and the uneven educational and career penalties asociated with males' and females' behavior problems.



Seth Gershenson
Assistant Professor of Public Affairs
American University
Interests: economics of education, labor economics, time use, and education policy





Princeton University