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Sarah Hamersma

Sarah Hamersma

Associate Professor and Director of Doctoral Studies, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

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

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2004

Areas of Expertise

Public economics, labor economics, applied econometrics
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
Colleen Heflin

Colleen Heflin

Associate Dean, Chair and Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

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

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2002

Areas of Expertise

Social policy, poverty policy, child and family policy
Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat

Professor, Sociology Department

Lerner Chair in Public Health Promotion and Population Health, Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion and Population Health

Director and Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Co-Director, Policy, Place, and Population Health Lab

Research Affiliate, Aging Studies Institute

Research Affiliate, Center for Aging and Policy Studies

Ph.D., University at Albany, SUNY, 2008

Areas of Expertise

Rural demography, social and structural determinants of health and health disparities, spatial differences in morbidity and mortality
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
Perry Singleton

Perry Singleton

Associate Professor, Economics Department

Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Ph.D., University of Maryland, 2007

Areas of Expertise

Public finance, health economics
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