RSF Welcomes New Class of Visiting Scholars, MOS Scholars, Journalists, and Researchers

August 31, 2023

The Russell Sage Foundation is pleased to welcome the class of 2023-2024 visiting scholars (listed below), along with Margaret Olivia Sage (MOS) scholars Alejandro Portes and Mary C. Waters, visiting researchers Andrew Cherlin, Greg Duncan, Paul Osterman, and Dara Strolovitch, and visiting journalists Mary Otto and Julia Preston.

While in residence at RSF in New York City, the 18 scholars will pursue research and writing projects that reflect the foundation’s commitment to strengthening the social sciences and conducting research for the “improvement of social and living conditions in the United States.” Among the research topics of the multi-disciplinary group are racism and racial equity, barriers to accessing social safety net programs, the media’s role in role in attitudes towards police and excessive use of force, experiences of LGBTQ political candidates, and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on low-income and minority urban college students.

The 18 visiting scholars for 2023-24 are:

Carolyn Barnes (Duke University)
Adam Berinsky (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Penny Edgell (University of Minnesota)
Benjamin Justice (Rutgers University, New Brunswick)
Tracey Meares (Yale University)
Eunji Kim (Columbia University)
Barbara Kiviat (Stanford University)
Michael W. Kraus (Yale University)
Gabriele Magni (Loyola Marymount University)
Leslie McCall (City University of New York)
Alexandrea Ravenelle (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Núria Rodríguez-Planas (City University of New York, Queens College)
Abigail Saguy (University of California, Los Angeles)
Angela Simms (Barnard College)
Xi Song (University of Pennsylvania)
Julie Suk (Fordham University)
Hannah Walker (University of Texas at Austin)
Kathryne Young (George Washington University)


RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal of original empirical research articles by both established and emerging scholars.


The Russell Sage Foundation offers grants and positions in our Visiting Scholars program for research.


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