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Appendix C: Biographical Sketches of SteeringCommittee Members and Presenters
Pages 49-54

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... is professor of sociology at Stanford University, director of the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, founder and coeditor of Pathways Magazine, and coeditor of the Stanford University Press Social Inequality Series. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, recipient of the 2004 Max Weber Award, founder of the Cornell University Center for the Study of Inequality, and a former Presidential Young Investigator.
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... He has previously served as president of the American Political Science Association, president of the Political Methodology Society of the American Political Science Association, and director of the University of California's Survey Research Center. He is coauthor of Letting the People Decide: Dynamics of a Canadian Election (1992)
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... He has conducted studies on inequality in educational opportunities, social mobility, youth unemployment, socioeconomic differences in mortality, residential segregation by income and race, residential mobility, marriage markets, family structure and poverty, migration, and statistical methods. Mare has been a Guggenheim fellow, a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and a winner of the American Sociological Association Methodology Section's Paul F
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... sociology at Stanford University. He specializes in research on the effects of educational policy on educational and social inequality; on the causes, patterns, trends, and consequences of social and educational inequality; and in applied statistical methods for educational research.
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... Prior to joining the Department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University, she was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation postdoctoral scholar at the University of Pennsylvania. Her current research examines how social policies affect urban poverty and family life.
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... His recent work investigates the impact of state-mandated high school exit examinations on high school dropout rates, student academic achievement, and postsecondary labor market outcomes. In other work, he is investigating the degree to which associations between socioeconomic status and health can be attributed to the characteristics and conditions of paid employment.

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