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Education

Robert Bifulco

Robert Bifulco

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Education finance and policy, program evaluation
Sean J. Drake

Sean J. Drake

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of California, Irvine, 2017

Areas of Expertise

Race and ethnicity, schools and education, neighborhood organization and inequality, refugee youth, immigrant incorporation, poverty and homelessness, ethnographic methods
Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Alfonso Flores-Lagunes

Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Research Affiliate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Melvin A. Eggers Economics Faculty Scholar

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics; applied and theoretical econometrics; bi-directional effects of education and health; mental health; obesity; polygenic risk scores; food insecurity; public programs and health

Madonna Harrington Meyer

Madonna Harrington Meyer

University Professor, Sociology Department

Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Senior Research Associate, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Faculty Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., Florida State University, 1991

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, aging and the life course, family policies
Amy Lutz

Amy Lutz

Associate Professor, Sociology Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Albany, State University of New York, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Race and ethnicity, immigration, bilingualism, educational inequality
Yingyi Ma

Yingyi Ma

Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Sociology Department

Director, Asian/Asian American Studies

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Advisory Board Member, East Asia Program

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 2007.

Areas of Expertise

Education, migration, Asian/Asian American studies
Michah Rothbart

Michah W. Rothbart

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., New York University, 2016

Areas of Expertise

Nonprofit and public financial management, public budgeting, education policy
Ying Shi

Ying Shi

Assistant Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Duke University, 2017 

Areas of Expertise

Economics of education, labor economics, political economy
Maria Zhu

Maria Zhu

Assistant Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., Duke University, 2019 

Areas of Expertise

Labor economics, economics of education
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