Sarah Jiyoon Kwon

Doctoral Student in Social Policy, School of Social Work


Sarah is a doctoral student focusing on social policy analysis at the Columbia School of Social Work under the supervision of Dr. Jane Waldfogel. The overarching aim of her research efforts is to understand family well-being and child development and their dynamic relationships with social policies. She is currently working on a project investigating the effects of parenting supports, community supports, and direct provision of material supports on the well-being of mothers and child development. Prior to joining Columbia, Sarah served as a program specialist at the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Korea. She also worked as a research assistant at the Korea Institute of Public Administration. She holds a MSc in Social Policy (Research) from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She earned her MPA and BA from Seoul National University. 
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