Jennie E. Brand is Professor of Sociology and Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is Director of the California Center for Population Research (CCPR) and Co-Director of the Center for Social Statistics (CSS) at UCLA. She is Chair-Elect of the Methodology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA) and an elected Board Member of the International Sociological Association (ISA) Research Committte on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28). Prof. Brand is a member of the Board of Overseers of the General Social Survey (GSS) and a member of the Technical Review Committee for the National Longitudinal Surveys Program at the Bureau of Labor Statistics. She received the ASA Methodology Leo Goodman Mid-Career Award in 2016, and honorable mention for the ASA Inequality, Poverty, and Mobility William Julius Wilson Mid-Career Award in 2014. Prof. Brand studies social stratification and inequality, mobility, social demography, education, and methods for causal inference.
Host Dan Loney is joined by John Rowe (Professor of Health Policy and Aging, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health), Adrian Wooldridge (Editor, Writer, The Economist), Jennie Brand (Professor of Sociology and Statistics, UCLA), Mitchell Orenstein (Professor and Chair of Russian and East European Studies, University of Pennsylvania), Lisa Cook Ph.D. (Associate Professor Economics and International Relations, Michigan State Univerisity), Richard Dasher (Director of Stanford University’s U.S. – Asia Technology Management Center, Stanford University), and Marshall Meyer (Emeritus Professor of Management, The Wharton School) on the Monday, October 22, 2018 edition of Knowledge@Wharton.