Sophie Moullin's research interests include family and demographic change, child poverty and wellbeing, inequality, social mobility, and the public policy responses to these issues.Sophie was previously a Senior Policy Advisor at the UK Prime Minister's Strategy Unit, working on public services and social policy. She has also worked as a Research Fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), and been a Visiting Research Fellow in the Public Policy Unit at Oxford University. Sophie has an M.A. in Quantitative Methods in Social Science from Columbia University, where she was a US-UK Fulbright Scholar, and a B.A. in Social and Political Science from Cambridge University.
William Schneider is a second-year graduate student at the Columbia University School of Social Work. He is currently working on a research project analyzing the effect of the Great Recession on parenting and child development using the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study with Dr. Jane Waldfogel. His research interests include fatherhood; parenting; child development; inequality; child abuse and neglect; and social policy. William received a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Michigan - Ann Arbor.
Hanna Lee, as a MSW intern, is currently working on a fatherhood project with Dr. Ronald B. Mincy. She has been interested in father absences, while working with children at a kindergarten and students from low-income families at a middle school in South Korea. Her academic interests include fragile families, domestic violence, substance abuse, homelessness, and incarceration. Hanna used to provide homeless population with comprehensive programs and services through case management at her previous field placement, Abyssinian House located in the central Harlem.
Madeleine Gelblum is a second-year master’s student in the policy practice method at the Columbia University School of Social Work. She is currently working on a survey investigating income poverty, material hardship, and child and family well-being in New York City. Her research interests include inequality and social mobility; education; labor market outcomes for disadvantaged workers; and social policy. Madeleine received a B.A. in English and Ethnicity, Race & Migration from Yale University. Prior to coming to Columbia, Madeleine worked at the NYC Financial Network Action Consortium helping low-income New Yorkers to access income supports such as tax credits and food stamps.