Sophie Collyer

Staff Research Associate


Sophie is a Staff Research Associate with the CPRC where she works predominantly with Center in Poverty and Social Policy co-Director Chris Wimer on analysis of the NYC Longitudinal Study of Wellbeing (NYC –LSW) data. Sophie began working with the CPRC as a graduate student at Columbia where she completed a dual-Master’s (MPA/MSW) at the School of International and Public Affairs and the School of Social Work. As a graduate student, her concentrations were Social Policy and Management, and her specialization was Advanced Policy and Economic Analysis. Before coming to the CPRC, Sophie worked on projects evaluating asset-based welfare initiatives and consumer financial protections as a Graduate Research Consultant with The Cities for Financial Empowerment Fund and the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs.  Sophie also holds an M.S. in Data-Driven Teaching from Johns Hopkins University that she completed while teaching middle school in Baltimore through Teach for America.
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1255 Amsterdam Avenue
Room 722 D
New York, NY 10027