Goldman School of Public Policy - University of California, Berkeley

PhD Students

Natalie Ahn

Natalie Ahn

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Research Interests:

  • Comparative Political Institutions
  • Political Economy
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Computational Social Science
Daniel Baker

Daniel Baker

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Research Interests:

  • Income Inequality
  • Political Economy
  • Ethics and Epistemology
  • Intertemporal Dynamics and Institutions
Amanda Charbonneau

Amanda Charbonneau

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Research Interests:

  • Legal Decision-Making
  • Law Enforcement Policy
  • Law & Psychology
  • Quantitative Methods
Sean Darling-Hammond

Sean Darling-Hammond

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Research Interests:

  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Civil/Human Rights
  • Communication and Media
  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic and Community Development
  • Education
  • Government
  • Law
  • Political Psychology
  • Politics
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Social Psychology
  • Stereotyping, Prejudice & Discrimination
  • Social and Emotional Learning
  • Restorative Justice
  • School Discipline
Patricio Dominguez Rivera

Patricio Dominguez Rivera

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Research Interests:

  • Education
  • Housing & Urban Policy
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Social Policy
Roberto Hernandez

Roberto Hernandez

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Research Interests:

  • Criminal Justice Reform Policy
Austin Land

Austin Land

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Research Interests:

  • Children, Youth and Families
  • Education
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Quantitative Methods
Maura Lievano

Maura Lievano

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Research Interests:

  • Quantitative Criminology
  • Statistical Learning
Layda Negrete

Layda Negrete

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Research Interests:

  • Political Psychology
  • Criminal Justice Reform
  • Political Impact of Advocacy Organizations and Think Tanks
  • Value Versus Information-Based Decision Making in Policy-Making and Voting
Perfecta Oxholm

Perfecta Oxholm

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Research Interests:

  • Criminal Justice
  • Economic and Community Development
  • Political Psychology
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Welfare
  • Stereotyping, Prejudice & Discrimination
Krista Ruffini

Krista Ruffini

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Research Interests:

  • Economic Policy
  • Labor and Employment
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Public Finance
Kenji Shiraishi

Kenji Shiraishi

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Research Interests:

  • Climate Change
  • Energy, Renewable and Clean Energy
  • Environment
  • Innovation
  • Quantitative Methods
Sean Tanner

Sean Tanner

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Research Interests:

  • Education Policy
  • Economics of Education
  • Causal Inference
Job Candidate
Matt Unrath

Matt Unrath

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Research Interests:

  • Economic Policy
  • Labor and Employment
  • Poverty & Inequality
  • Public Finance