Katherine Michelmore

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Katherine Michelmore

Contact Information
kmmichel@syr.edu

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-9049
Office Hours:
Tu 3:00-5:00

Staff Support
Laura Walsh
(315) 443-9929
lcwalsh@maxwell.syr.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Katherine Michelmore

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., Cornell University, 2014

Specialties

Family policy, economics of education, labor economics

Personal Website

http://katherinemichelmore.com

Courses

Fall 2019

PAI 781.001 Social Welfare Policy, We 3:45-6:30, Eggers 070

Biography

Katherine is an Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs and a Senior Research Associate in the Center for Policy Research. Prior to joining the Maxwell School, Professor Michelmore was an Institute of Education Sciences (IES) postdoctoral fellow at the University of Michigan. Her research interests include family and social policy, economics of education, and labor economics. She has published in The Journal of Labor Economics, The Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, Demography, the Journal of Marriage and Family, and Review of Economics of the Household, among others. Prior to completing her Ph.D., she worked as a research assistant at The Urban Institute in Washington D.C. Katherine received her Ph.D. in policy analysis and management from Cornell University in 2014. Full Biography

Publications

Selected Papers

Research Interests

Family policy
Poverty
Economics of education 

Research Grants and Awards

Co-Principal Investigator. "HAIL Scholars: Increasing Economic Diversity at a Flagship University," with Susan Dynarski. Funded by the Smith Richardson Foundation. 2018-2020.

Co-Principal Investigator. “Assessing the Effectiveness of Tax Credits in Early Childhood: Links Between the Earned Income Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Poverty, and Material Hardship,” with Natasha Pilkauskas. Funded by the Institute for Research on Poverty’s Extramural Small Grants Program: Policies and Programs to Reduce Child Poverty and Its Effects. 2017-2018.

Co-Principal Investigator. “Does the Earned Income Tax Credit Reduce Housing Instability?” University of Michigan Poverty Solutions Junior Faculty Grant. 2017-2018. 

Co-Principal Investigator. “Trajectories of Student Disadvantage: Unpacking Free/Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility Across Childhood,” with Peter Rich. Funded by the CPC-CAPS Upstate Population Seed Grant Program. 2017-2019.

Co-Principal Investigator. “The Persistence Of Poverty: Using Longitudinal Data to Understand Income Differences in Educational Outcomes,” with Susan Dynarski. Funded by the Russell Sage Foundation. 2016-2018.