Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality

Jason Beckfield

Jason Beckfield

Executive Committee; Faculty Associate (on leave fall 2016). Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Impact of European integration on economic inequality and the welfare state; the evolution of the network structure of international organizations; and the social determinants of health inequalities.Read more about Jason Beckfield

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Cambridge, MA 02138
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Mary C. Brinton

Mary C. Brinton

Faculty Associate. Reischauer Institute Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: Gender stratification; labor market organization; education; economic sociology; and Japanese society.

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Elizabeth-Ann Katz

Research Fellow, Canada Program. Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. PhD Candidate, Department of History, Harvard University.

Research interests: US legal history; family law; and the legal profession.

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Quynh-Nhu Le

Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard College.

Research interests:  Social and cultural changes in developing countries, with a focus on gender and class dynamics in Southeast Asia.

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Doménica Merino

Undergraduate Associate; Simmons Family Research Fellow; Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard College.

Research interests: Gender inequality and reproductive rights in Latin America, with a focus on Ecuador; the effects of laws on medical work environments; and physicians' perceived duty to their patients and the state.

Pamela Nwakanma

Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Political economy of development; women's empowerment; identity politics and multiculturalism; poverty alleviation; and Africana studies.

Eunsil Oh

Eunsil Oh

Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, Harvard University.

Research interests: The influence of social forces of stratification, particularly gender and class, on employment patterns and family transitions.

Solédad Artiz Prillaman

Solédad Artiz Prillaman

Graduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. PhD Candidate, Department of Government, Harvard University.

Research interests: Comparative political economy; the politics of the welfare state; redistribution in the developing world; and economic development.

Giovanna Robledo

Giovanna Robledo

Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. Committee on Degrees in Social Studies, Harvard College.

Research interests: Human rights and gender inequality in Latin America.

Pauline Raquel Ryan

Pauline Raquel Ryan

Undergraduate Research Fellow, Weatherhead Initiative on Gender Inequality. Department of Sociology, Harvard College.

Research interests: Swedish and American female undergraduates at elite institutions and and how they perceive their future careers and family life.