Biography

Natasha Pilkauskas received her Ph.D. in Social Welfare Policy from Columbia University, a Masters in Public Policy from Harvard University and a B.A in Economics and Sociology from Northwestern University. She was a postdoctoral fellow at the Columbia Population Research Center and at Cornell University’s Department of Policy Analysis and Management. Dr. Pilkauskas’ research has been funded by the American Education Research Association, the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Poverty Solutions, the Institute for Research on Poverty and the National Academy of Education/Spencer Foundation. Her work has been published in a variety of journals including the Journal of Marriage and Family, Demography, Developmental Psychology, and the American Journal of Public Health. Prior to graduate school she worked as a political pollster and as a policy analyst evaluating various social policy programs.

My full CV is available here.

University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy