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Faculty Spotlights

Learn about IPR faculty fellows and their research through our spotlights, which tell the story of why our faculty fellows pursue their specific research interests.
Sally Nuamah

Sally Nuamah

IPR social policy expert advocates for feminist schools and studies school closures.
Hannes Schwandt

Hannes Schwandt

IPR economist studies how economics can impact peoples’ wellbeing.
Cynthia Coburn

Cynthia Coburn

IPR associate examines decision making and how research can become effective policy.
Héctor Carillo

Héctor Carillo

Award-winning sociologist and IPR associate is examining the “sociology of genealogy”.
Crystal Clark

Crystal Clark

Psychiatrist and IPR associate challenges stigmas of mental illness in pregnant women. 
Molly Schnell

Molly Schnell

IPR economist studies healthcare access, physician incentives, and mental health.
Sylvia Perry

Sylvia Perry

IPR associate researches how attitudes and bias form and influence behavior.
Jordan Gans-Morse

Jordan Gans-Morse

Discovering the causes of—and solutions to—corruption in government.
Tabitha Bonilla

Tabitha Bonilla

IPR social policy expert studies public opinion and the everyday consumption of politics.
Chloe Thurston

Chloe Thurston

IPR political scientist explores the role government and interest groups play in public policy.
Pablo Boczkowski

Pablo Boczkowski

Comparative media scholar says creating space for dialogue is key to the media’s future.
Beth Tipton

Beth Tipton

IPR statistician finds her calling in “social statistics”.
Terri Sabol

Terri Sabol

IPR developmental psychologist rethinks early childhood education.
Elizabeth Gerber

Elizabeth Gerber

IPR associate explores how a collaborative design process might address social ills.
Joseph Ferrie

Joseph Ferrie

IPR associate Joseph Ferrie mines historical data for contemporary policy insights.
Sera Young

Sera Young

IPR anthropologist zeroes in on the first 1,000 days of life.
Joe Feinglass

Joe Feinglass

IPR associate uses science to fight health inequities.
Beth Redbird

Beth Redbird

Pursuing new viewpoints in the study of inequality.
Claudia Haase

Claudia Haase

IPR associate captures human development across the life span.
Greg Miller

Greg Miller

Examining the link between socioeconomic status and health.
Onnie Rogers

Onnie Rogers

IPR developmental psychologist examines how children form their identities.
Wesley Skogan

Wesley Skogan

IPR political scientist studies interface between police and communities.
Bruce Spencer

Bruce Spencer

IPR statistician shows how accurate figures can be a force for good.