Doctoral Student, Sociology and Social Policy Program
Entered Fall 2019
284 Wallace Hall
A.B. Public Policy and Theater Studies
Duke University, 2009
Melanie is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and Social Policy. She has an A.B. in Public Policy and Theater Studies from Duke University. Prior to entering the Ph.D. Program, Melanie worked in the Center for Research on Child Wellbeing at Princeton University on the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study. Her research interests include how neighborhoods and families contribute to social inequalities and social policies that mitigate early-life disadvantage.