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Visiting Scholars Program

The Visiting Scholars program provides a unique opportunity for scholars to pursue their research and writing while in residence at the Foundation, and is an important part of the Foundation's effort to analyze and understand the complex and shifting nature of social, political, and economic life in the United States.

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RSF Visiting Scholars 2016-2017

The Russell Sage Foundation announces the appointment of eighteen leading social scientists as Visiting Scholars for the 2016-2017 academic year. During their time in residence, these scholars will pursue research and writing projects that reflect the Foundation’s commitment to strengthening the social sciences and applying research more effectively to important social problems. To learn more about this year's class, please follow the links below.

Visiting Scholars

Toni C. Antonucci
Elizabeth M. Douvan Collegiate Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan
Saurabh Bhargava
Assistant Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon University
Mesmin Destin
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Education, Northwestern University
Greg J. Duncan
Distinguished Professor at the School of Education, University of California, Irvine
Cynthia Feliciano
Associate Professor of Sociology and Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine
Paola Giuliano
Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Hilary W. Hoynes
Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of California, Berkeley
James S. Jackson
Daniel Katz Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan
Chinhui Juhn
Henry Graham Professor of Economics, University of Houston
Arne L. Kalleberg
Kenan Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Vikki S. Katz
Associate Professor of Communication, Rutgers University
Susan J. Lambert
Associate Professor in the School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago
Helen Levy
Research Associate Professor at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan
Mark Lilla
Professor of Humanities, Columbia University
Chandra Muller
Professor of Sociology, University of Texas, Austin
Cecilia L. Ridgeway
Lucie Stern Professor in the Social Sciences, Stanford University
Rubén G. Rumbaut
Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of California, Irvine
Jay J. Van Bavel
Associate Professor of Psychology, New York University