Daniel Bolger
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph.D., Sociology, Rice University

Research Interests: Social Inequality, Urban Ethnography, Race, Religion, Poverty, Mental Health, Community-Based Research

Paula England

PI on "Couple Dynamics and Father Investments in Children: A Qualitative Addition"

Ph.D. 1975 University of Chicago, Sociology 

Professor of Sociology, New York University

Interests: Changing family patterns, care work, sexual behavior, contraception, gender & labor markets,…

Christine Jang-Trettien
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph.D., Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

Research Interests: Housing and credit markets, families, neighborhoods, qualitative methods, social policy, cities

Christina Hull Paxson
PI on "Economic Status, Public Policy and Child Neglect" & "Parental Resources and Child Wellbeing"   Ph.D. 1987 Columbia University, Economics   President, Brown University, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Brown University   Interests: Labor supply, mobility, savings, inequality, aging, child…
Nancy Reichman

PI on "Fragile Families and Child Health," "Child Health and Family Resources", "Effects of Prenatal Care on Pediatric Health Care", and "Fragile Families: The Third Generation"

Ph.D. 1993 City University of New York, Economics

Visiting Research Scholar at the Center for Health and Wellbeing at Princeton University…

Julien Teitler

PI on "Fragile Families and Child Health", "Effects of Prenatal Care on Pediatric Health Care",  and "Fragile Families: The Third Generation"

Ph.D. 1996 University of Pennsylvania, Sociology 

Professor of Social Work and Sociology at the School of Social Work at Columbia University 


Sara I. Villalta
​​​​​​​Postdoctoral Research Associate

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

Research Interests: Children/Youth, Family and Peer Relationships, Race and Ethnicity, Education, Gender, and Social Networks

Bruce Western

PI on "Fatherhood and Incarceration"

Ph.D. 1993 University of California, Sociology. Professor of Sociology and Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.  Interests:  Political and comparative sociology, stratification and inequality, and methodology. 

Brad Wilcox

PI on "Religion and Relationships in Urban America "

Ph.D. 2001 Princeton University, Sociology

Associate Professor of Sociology and Director of the National Marriage Project at the University of Virginia

Interests: Sociology of family, sociology of religion