Research Associates

Linda H. Aiken

Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research
Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1973
Paul Allison

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976
Contact:
581 McNeil
215-898-6717
allison@soc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Juan Pablo Atal

Assistant Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2016
Contact:
466 McNeil
ataljp@econ.upenn.edu
Regina S. Baker

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D. Sociology, Duke University, 2015
Jere R. Behrman

Associate Director, Population Aging Research Center
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966
Contact:
229 McNeil
215-898-7704
jbehrman@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Richard Berk

Chair, Department of Criminology
Professor of Criminology
Professor of Statistics

Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins University, 1970
Courtney Boen

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 2017
Contact:
232 McNeil
215-573-0656
cboen@upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Personal site
Alison M. Buttenheim

Associate Professor of Nursing
Associate Professor of Health Policy

Ph.D., Public Health, University of California, Los Angeles, 2007
Contact:
235 Fagin Hall
215-573-5314
abutt@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page
Camille Z. Charles

Director, Center for Africana Studies
Walter H. and Leonore C. Annenberg Professor in the Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology, Africana Studies & Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles, 1995
Daniel Aldana Cohen

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, New York University, 2016
Dennis Culhane

National Center on Homelessness among Veterans
Dana and Andrew Stone Chair in Social Policy
Professor of Policy Research and Evaluation
Professor of Social Policy
Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Social Psychology, Boston College, 1990
Contact:
Caster Building, CML, Office #2
215-349-8705
culhane@mail.med.upenn.edu
Social Policy & Practice faculty page, Selected Works page
Flávio Cunha

Research Associate, Population Studies Center
Associate Professor of Economics, Rice University

Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 2007
Angela Lee Duckworth

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2006
Contact:
3701 Market St., Suite 209
215-898-1339
aduckworth@characterlab.org
Psychology faculty page, Personal site
Irma T. Elo

Director, Population Aging Research Center
Associate Chair, Department of Sociology
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Public Affairs and Demography, Princeton University, 1990
Douglas Ewbank

Research Professor Emeritus of Sociology

Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1975
Contact:
245 McNeil
215-898-7999
ewbank@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Hanming Fang

Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde

Director of Graduate Studies, Economics
Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 2001
Contact:
440 McNeil
215-898-1504
jesusfv@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Chenoa Flippen

Associate Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago 1999
Contact:
231 McNeil
215-898-5534
chenoa@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Frank F. Furstenberg

Zellerbach Family Professor of Sociology, Emeritus

Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, 1967
Contact:
274 McNeil
215-898-6718
fff@ssc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Pilar Gonalons-Pons

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2014
Contact:
217 McNeil
pgonalon@sas.upenn.edu
Jeremy Greenwood

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Rochester, 1983
Contact:
518 McNeil
215-898-1505
Economics faculty page
Michel Guillot

Associate Director for Training, Population Studies Center
Chair, Graduate Group Demography
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2000
Contact:
242 McNeil
215-573-3655
miguillo@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Emily Hannum

Associate Director, Population Studies Center
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 1998
Morgan Hoke

Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Anthropology, Northwestern University, 2017
Contact:
429 University Museum
215-746-5162
mhoke@sas.upenn.edu
Onoso Imoagene

Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, Harvard University, 2011
Contact:
291 McNeil
215-898-4428
imoagene@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Jerry A. Jacobs

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, Harvard University, 1983
Contact:
217 McNeil
215-898-1536
jjacobs@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Joseph Kable

Baird Term Associate Professor of Psychology

Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Contact:
Solomon Labs, 3720 Walnut St, Room C5
215-746-3873
kable@psych.upenn.edu
Psychology faculty page, Kable Lab
Iliana Kohler

Research Assistant Professor of Population Studies

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 2001
Contact:
482 McNeil
215-898-9922
iliana@pop.upenn.edu
Hans-Peter Kohler

Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1997
Contact:
272 McNeil
215-898-7686
hpkohler@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Dirk Krueger

Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 1999
Contact:
511 McNeil
215-898-6691
dkrueger@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Annette Lareau

Stanley I. Sheerr Term Professor in the Social Sciences
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1984
Contact:
113 McNeil
215-898-3515
alareau@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Corinne Low

Assistant Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Ph.D., Economics, Columbia University, 2014
Contact:
1461 Steinberg Hall-Dietrich Hall
corlow@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page, Personal site
John M. MacDonald

Penny and Robert A. Fox Faculty Director of the Fels Institute
Professor of Criminology
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Criminology, University of Maryland, 1999
Contact:
483 McNeil
215-746-3623
johnmm@sas.upenn.edu
Criminology faculty page
Janice F. Madden

Professor of Regional Science
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Real Estate

Ph.D., Economics, Duke University, 1972
David S. Mandell

Director, Center for Mental Health Policy and Services Research
Associate Director, Center for Autism Research, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Psychiatry
Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Sc.D., Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 2000
Iourii Manovskii

Associate Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Western Ontario, 2004
Contact:
474 McNeil
215-898-6880
manovski@econ.upenn.edu
Matthew D. McHugh

Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy Outcomes
The Rosemarie Greco Term Endowed Associate Professorship in Advocacy
Professor of Nursing

J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2006Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2004
Contact:
379 Fagin Hall
215-746-0205
mchughm@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page
Olivia S. Mitchell

Executive Director, Pension Research Council
Director, Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management

Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978
Contact:
3000 SH-DH
215-898-0424
mitchelo@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
Hyunjoon Park

Korean Foundation Professor of Sociology
Professor of Education

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
Emilio Alberto Parrado

Chair, Department of Sociology
Director, Latin America and Latino Studies Program
Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1997
Contact:
244 McNeil
215-898-7831
eparrado@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Mark V. Pauly

Bendheim Professor
Professor of Health Care Management
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy

Ph.D., Economics, University of Virginia, 1967
Contact:
208 Colonial Penn Center
215-898-5411
pauly@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
Daniel E. Polsky

Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Robert D. Eilers Professor of Health Care Management
Professor of Medicine

Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1996
Contact:
Colonial Penn Center, Suite 210
215-573-5752
polsky@wharton.upenn.edu
LDI faculty page
Andrew Postlewaite

Harry P. Kamen Professor of Economics
Professor of Finance

Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, Northwestern University, 1974
Samuel H. Preston

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1968
Contact:
289 McNeil
215-746-5396
spreston@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
José-Victor Ríos-Rull

Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, Minnesota, 1990
Dorothy Roberts

Director, Program on Race, Science and Society
George A. Weiss University Professor of Law and Sociology
Raymond Pace and Sadie Tanner Mossell Alexander Professor of Civil Rights
Professor of Africana Studies

J.D., Law, Harvard University, 1980
Paul Rosenbaum

Robert G. Putzel Professor of Statistics

Ph.D., Statistics, Harvard University, 1980
Jason Schnittker

Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, Indiana University, 2001
Contact:
220 McNeil
215-573-7514
jschnitt@ssc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Heather Schofield

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions

P.h.D., Business Economics, Harvard University, 2014
Theodore G. Schurr

Professor of Anthropology

Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory University, 1998
Holger Sieg

The J.M. Cohen Term Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, Carnegie Mellon University, 1996
Contact:
459 McNeil
215-898-7194
holgers@sas.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Herbert L. Smith

Director, Population Studies Center
Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 1982
Contact:
230 McNeil
215-898-7768
hsmith@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Harsha Thirumurthy

Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy

Ph.D., Economics, Yale University, 2006
Petra Todd

Edward J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Economics

Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1996
Contact:
520 McNeil
215-898-4084
ptodd@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Atheendar Venkataramani

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Medicine

M.D., Medicine, University of Washington, 2011Ph.D., Health Policy (Economics), Yale University, 2009
Kevin G. Volpp

Director, LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Vice Chairman for Health Policy, Dept. of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Janet and John Haas President's Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor, Health Care Management

Ph.D., Health Economics, Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
Contact:
1232 Blockley
215-573-0270
volpp70@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
Sharon Wolf

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Quantitative Methods Division

Ph.D., Applied Psychology, New York University, 2014
Contact:
GSE, 3700 Walnut Street
215-746-0283
wolfs@upenn.edu
Education faculty page
Tukufu Zuberi

Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Africana Studies

Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1989