Andrew Cherlin


"The Economy, the Family, and Working Class Discontent"

Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Public Policy
Johns Hopkins University

Wednesday, October 26, 2016  •  4:00-5:30 p.m.

Guild Lounge, Scott Hall
601 University Place, Evanston Campus


Andrew Cherlin

Andrew Cherlin’s research focuses on the sociology of families and public policy. He has published work on welfare policy, family policy, children’s well-being, marriage and divorce, and intergenerational relations. He was principal investigator of the seminal “Three-City Study” (1999–2005), an interdisciplinary study of low-income children and their caregivers in the post-welfare-reform era. Cherlin was a 2013–14 Russell Sage Visiting Scholar, and received the Irene B. Taeuber Award from the Population Association of America in 2009, a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2005, and the Distinguished Career Award from American Sociological Association’s Family Section in 2003. He obtained his PhD in sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1976.

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