Research Associates

Linda H. Aiken

Director, Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research
Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 1973

Contact Information:

332R NEB


215-898-9759
laiken@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page, Sociology faculty page
Paul Allison

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1976

Contact Information:

581 McNeil


215-898-6717
allison@soc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Juan Pablo Atal

Assistant Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 2016

Contact Information:

466 McNeil


ataljp@econ.upenn.edu
Jere R. Behrman

Associate Director, Population Aging Research Center
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Economics
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966

Contact Information:

229 McNeil


215-898-7704
jbehrman@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Kathryn H. Bowles

Director of the Center for Integrative Sciences in Aging
van Ameringen Chair in Nursing Excellence
Professor of Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 1996

215-898-0323
bowles@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page
Pamela Z. Cacchione

Associate Director, Center for Integrative Science in Aging
Ralston House Endowed Term Chair in Gerontological Nursing
Associate Professor of Geropsychiatric Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing Research, Saint Louis University, 1998

Contact Information:

418 Curie Blvd.


215-746-5472
pamelaca@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page
Daniel Aldana Cohen

Assistant Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, New York University, 2016

Contact Information:

251 McNeil


dacoh@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Personal site
Angela Lee Duckworth

Christopher H. Browne Distinguished Professor of Psychology


Ph.D., Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 2006

Contact Information:

3701 Market St., Suite 209


215-898-1339
aduckworth@characterlab.org
Psychology faculty page, Personal site
Irma T. Elo

Director, Population Aging Research Center
Associate Chair, Department of Sociology
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Public Affairs and Demography, Princeton University, 1990

Contact Information:

243 McNeil


215-898-9162
popelo@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Google Scholar profile
Douglas Ewbank

Research Professor Emeritus of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1975

Contact Information:

245 McNeil


215-898-7999
ewbank@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Hanming Fang

Class of 1965 Term Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Contact Information:

429 McNeil


215-898-7767
hanming.fang@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Chenoa Flippen

Associate Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago 1999

Contact Information:

231 McNeil


215-898-5534
chenoa@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Michel Guillot

Associate Director for Training, Population Studies Center
Chair, Graduate Group Demography
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Demography and Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 2000

Contact Information:

242 McNeil


215-573-3655
miguillo@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Morgan Hoke

Assistant Professor of Anthropology


Ph.D., Anthropology, Northwestern University, 2017

Contact Information:

429 University Museum


215-746-5162
mhoke@sas.upenn.edu
Said A. Ibrahim

Co-Director, VA HSR&D Center of Innovation for Health Equity Research and Promotion (CHERP)
Professor of Medicine


M.D., Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, 1993
M.P.H., Public Health, Harvard University, 1999
M.B.A., Executive Business Administration, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2016

Contact Information:

VA Medical Center Annex, Suite 202


215-823-5800
ibrahims@mail.med.upenn.edu
Joseph Kable

Baird Term Associate Professor of Psychology


Ph.D., Neuroscience, University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Contact Information:

Solomon Labs, 3720 Walnut St, Room C5


215-746-3873
kable@psych.upenn.edu
Psychology faculty page, Kable Lab
Sarah Kagan

Lucy Walker Honorary Term Professor of Gerontological Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, 1994

Contact Information:

313 Fagin Hall


215-898-1316
skagan@nursing.upenn.edu
Jason Karlawish

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Professor of Neurology 


M.D., Medicine, Northwestern University, 1991

Contact Information:

3615 Chestnut Street


215-898-8997
Jason.Karlawish@uphs.upenn.edu
Medicine faculty page
Iliana Kohler

Research Assistant Professor of Population Studies


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, 2001

Contact Information:

482 McNeil


215-898-9922
iliana@pop.upenn.edu
Hans-Peter Kohler

Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, University of California, Berkeley, 1997

Contact Information:

272 McNeil


215-898-7686
hpkohler@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Dirk Krueger

Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Minnesota, 1999

Contact Information:

511 McNeil


215-898-6691
dkrueger@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
Matthew D. McHugh

Associate Director of the Center for Health Policy Outcomes
The Rosemarie Greco Term Endowed Associate Professorship in Advocacy
Professor of Nursing


J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2006
Ph.D., Nursing, University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Contact Information:

379 Fagin Hall


215-746-0205
mchughm@nursing.upenn.edu
Nursing faculty page
Olivia S. Mitchell

Executive Director, Pension Research Council
Director, Boettner Center for Pensions and Retirement Research
International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Professor
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Professor of Insurance and Risk Management


Ph.D., Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1978

Contact Information:

3000 SH-DH


215-898-0424
mitchelo@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
Mark D. Neuman

Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology and Critical Care


M.S.c., Health Policy Research, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
M.D., Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 2004

Contact Information:

308 Blockley Hall


215-746-7468
neumanm@mail.med.upenn.edu
Hyunjoon Park

Korean Foundation Professor of Sociology
Professor of Education


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2005

Contact Information:

219 McNeil


215-898-0942
hypark@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Selected Works page
Emilio Alberto Parrado

Chair, Department of Sociology
Director, Latin America and Latino Studies Program
Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1997

Contact Information:

244 McNeil


215-898-7831
eparrado@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Mark V. Pauly

Bendheim Professor
Professor of Health Care Management
Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy


Ph.D., Economics, University of Virginia, 1967

Contact Information:

208 Colonial Penn Center


215-898-5411
pauly@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
G. Adriana Perez

Assistant Professor of Nursing


Ph.D., Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, Arizona State University, 2009

Contact Information:

3820 Locust Walk, MB 003


215-746-1840
adrianag@nursing.upenn.edu
Daniel E. Polsky

Executive Director, Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics
Robert D. Eilers Professor of Health Care Management
Professor of Medicine


Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 1996

Contact Information:

Colonial Penn Center, Suite 210


215-573-5752
polsky@wharton.upenn.edu
LDI faculty page
Samuel H. Preston

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1968

Contact Information:

289 McNeil


215-746-5396
spreston@sas.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
José-Victor Ríos-Rull

Lawrence R. Klein Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, Minnesota, 1990

Contact Information:

507 McNeil


215-898-7701
vr0j@econ.upenn.edu
Economics Faculty page, Personal site
Paul Rosenbaum

Robert G. Putzel Professor of Statistics


Ph.D., Statistics, Harvard University, 1980

Contact Information:

473 Huntsman


215-898-3120
rosenbap@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page, Personal site
Jason Schnittker

Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, Indiana University, 2001

Contact Information:

220 McNeil


215-573-7514
jschnitt@ssc.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Heather Schofield

Assistant Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Assistant Professor of Operations, Information and Decisions


P.h.D., Business Economics, Harvard University, 2014

hschof@upenn.edu
Theodore G. Schurr

Professor of Anthropology


Ph.D., Anthropology, Emory University, 1998

Contact Information:

344 Museum


215-573-7632
tgschurr@sas.upenn.edu
Anthropology faculty page, Genographic Project profile
Herbert L. Smith

Director, Population Studies Center
Professor of Sociology


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Michigan, 1982

Contact Information:

230 McNeil


215-898-7768
hsmith@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page
Sarah Tishkoff

David and Lyn Silfen University Professor of Genetics and Biology


Ph.D., Genetics, Yale University, 1996

Contact Information:

428 Clinical Research Building


215-746-2670
tishkoff@mail.med.upenn.edu
Biology faculty page, Genetics faculty page
Petra Todd

Edward J. and Louise W. Kahn Term Professor of Economics


Ph.D., Economics, University of Chicago, 1996

Contact Information:

520 McNeil


215-898-4084
ptodd@econ.upenn.edu
Economics faculty page
John Q. Trojanowski

Co-Director, Center for Neurodegenerative Disease Research
Director, Institute on Aging
Director, Alzheimer's Disease Core Center
Co-Director, Marian S. Ware Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Program
William Maul Measey-Truman G. Schnabel, Jr. MD Professor of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology


Ph.D., Neuroanatomy, Tufts University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences 1976

Contact Information:

HUP, Maloney 3rd Floor


215-662-6399
trojanow@mail.med.upenn.edu
School of Medicine faculty page
Kevin G. Volpp

Director, LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics
Vice Chairman for Health Policy, Dept. of Medical Ethics and Health Policy
Janet and John Haas President's Distinguished Professor of Medicine
Professor, Health Care Management


Ph.D., Health Economics, Public Policy and Management, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
M.D., Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998

Contact Information:

1232 Blockley


215-573-0270
volpp70@wharton.upenn.edu
Wharton faculty page
Rachel M. Werner

Professor of Medicine and Health Care Management


M.D. Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 1998
P.h.D., Department of Health Care Management, The Wharton School, 2007

Contact Information:

1204 Blockley Hall 


215-898-9278
rwerner@upenn.edu
General Internal Medicine
Tukufu Zuberi

Lasry Family Professor of Race Relations
Professor of Sociology
Professor of Africana Studies


Ph.D., Sociology, University of Chicago, 1989

Contact Information:

246 McNeil


215-573-5169
tukufu@pop.upenn.edu
Sociology faculty page, Selected Works page, History Detectives