Sara McLanahan Ph.D.

Founding Director, Emeritus, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing
(609) 258-4875
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Ph.D. in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1979. Honorary degree, Northwestern University, 2016.

Ph.D. 1979, University of Texas, Sociology. William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Emeritus, Princeton University; Faculty Associate of the Office of Population Research; Intirim Director of the Education Research Section; Director of the Joint Degree Program in Social Policy; Editor-in-Chief of The Future of Children, Founding Principal Investigator on the Fragile Families Study. Interests: family demography; poverty and inequality; social policy; child wellbeing; gender issues; race and ethnicity; and intergenerational relationships.