Sonia Alves

Sonia Alves is currently a 4th year doctoral student at the Harvard Graduate School of Education with a concentration in Human Development and Education. As a part of my studies at Harvard, She is also pursing a Master of Education in Passing in Prevention Science and Practice in the Counseling Strand. Her research interest…

Rachel Bergmans

Rachel Bergmans, MPH, is an epidemiology PhD candidate at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health. She is interested in the social and environmental factors that influence health disparities. Specifically her research focuses on the role food systems, food security, and nutrition play in determining…

Daniel Bolger
Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ph.D., Sociology, Rice University

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

Carrie Bosch

Carrie Bosch is a PhD student in the School of Social Work at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her research interests center on the service systems utilized by homeless families, as well as broader policy responses to poverty and housing insecurity. Her current research focuses on the usage of federal safety net…

Elizabeth Bowen

Elizabeth Bowen, PhD is an Assistant Professor in the School of Social Work at the University at Buffalo. Her research focuses on how homelessness and housing conditions are connected to a variety of health outcomes, including food insecurity, substance use, and HIV risk behaviors.  Dr. Bowen’s research interests are informed…

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

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