Students on the Job Market

Alejandra Abufhele
Degrees:

Ph.D., Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
MA, Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
MA, Public Policy, Universidad de Chile, 2010
BA, Economics, Universidad de Chile, 2008

Dissertation Title: Three Studies on Early Childhood Development in Chile
Dissertation Chair: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot
Megan Costa

Postdoctoal Scholar, T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University

Degrees:

Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
MSc, Demography & Health, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, 2012
BA, Biological Anthropology, University of Washington Seattle, 2009

Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Household Determinants of Child Health and Well-being
Dissertation Chair: Irma T. Elo
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Kristen Harknett
Dissertation Committee Member: Michael Gurven, UC Santa Barbara
Stephen Cranney

Postdoctoral Researcher, Institute for the Studies of Religion, Baylor University

Degrees:

Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
BA, Political Science, Brigham Young University, 2011

Dissertation Title: Interrelations Between Religiosity, Mental Health, and Children
Dissertation Chair: Jason Schnittker
Dissertation Committee Member: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Melissa Wilde
Luca Maria Pesando

Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania

Degrees:

Ph.D., Demography & Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2018
MA, Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
MSc, Economics & Social Sciences, Bocconi University, 2012
BA, Economics & Social Sciences,Bocconi University, 2010

Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Family, Gender, and Educational Change Across Low- and Middle-Income Countries
Dissertation Chair: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Frank F. Furstenberg
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Heeju Sohn

Postdoctoral Fellow, Los Angeles Area Health Services Research Training Program, Joint with UCLA, USC, RAND, and the LA VA

Degrees:

Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2015
M.Eng, Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University, 2008
BA, Hotel Administration, Cornell University, 2007

Dissertation Title: Social and Demographic Consequences of Health Insurance
Dissertation Chair: Jason Schnittker
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot
Nikkil Sudharsanan

David E. Bell Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies

Degrees:

Ph.D., Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2017
MA, Statistics, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 2016
MPH, Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 2013
BA, Interdisciplinary Studies (Health and Development), University of California Berkeley, 2010

Dissertation Title: A Global Perspective on Aging, Adult Health, and Inequality
Dissertation Chair: Michel Guillot
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Irma T. Elo