This past Monday a small group of researchers participated in a workshop about the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). This purpose of this workshop was to introduce researchers to the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Emily Blecker, Liz Taggert, and Melissa Oney presented on how to access the HRS data, types of datasets available, data security measures, and the types of statistical analyses that can be conducted using this data.
Photo above from left to right: Irma Elo, Audrey Cheon, Emily Blecker, Liz Taggert, Melissa Oney, Shana Stites, Morgan Peele
Ph.D. Candidate, Demography & Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Sociology, Indiana University, 2016
B.A., Women's and Gender Studies and Sociology, Kenyon College, 2013
After graduating magna cum laude from Kenyon College in 2013 with degrees in women’s and gender studies and sociology, Morgan spent a year in China conducting research on a Fulbright Fellowship. She recently completed her MA in sociology at Indiana University where she was a FLAS fellow in Mandarin Chinese and the recipient of a NSF graduate research fellowship. Her MA thesis in sociology examines social participation and psychological well-being among older adults in China. Her research interests include aging, health, China, family, and quantitative methods.