Research Associates

Kathryn Edin, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing
Sara McLanahan, Ph.D.
Founding Director
1940-2021
Alicia Adsera, Ph.D.
Senior Scholar, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs, Lecturer in Economics and International Affairs
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Ph.D.
Virginia and Leonard Marx Professor in Child Development and Education
Sharon Bzostek, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Anne Case, Ph.D.
Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Janet Currie, Ph.D.
Executive Committee
Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Irwin Garfinkel, Ph.D.
Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems, Columbia School of Social Work
Director, Columbia Population Research Center
Interim Dean, Columbia School of Social Work
Noreen J. Goldman, D.Sc.
Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs
Jean Grossman, Ph.D.
Lecturer of Public and International Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
Research Associate, Office of Population Research, Princeton University
Senior Research Fellow at MDRC
Ron Haskins, Ph.D.
Cabot Family Chair in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
Co-Director of the Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institution
Senior Consultant, Annie E. Casey Foundation in Baltimore
John Hobcraft
Professor Emeritus, University of York
Jennifer L, Jennings, Ph.D.
Director, Education Research Section
Kathleen Kiernan, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor, York University
Douglas Massey, Ph.D.
Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
Timothy Jon Nelson, Ph.D.
Lecturer in Sociology and Public Policy
Daniel Notterman, M.D.
Lecturer with Rank of Professor in Molecular Biology
Nancy Reichman, Ph.D.
Professor, Rutgers University, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Cecilia Rouse, Ph.D.
Executive Committee
Lawrence and Shirley Katzman and Lewis and Anna Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education
Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
Matthew J. Salganik, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology
Isabel Sawhill, Ph.D.
Senior Fellow of Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
Patrick T. Sharkey, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
Paul Starr, Ph.D.
Stuart Professor of Communications and Public Affairs
Professor of Sociology
Marta Tienda, Ph.D.
Executive Committee
Maurice P. During ’22 Professor in Demographic Studies
Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs