Molly Metzger

Molly Metzger

2046 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201-2937
Molly received her bachelor's degree in women’s studies from Carleton College. After graduating, she spent four years working in social services in Chicago and then spent two years as a research assistant for Cybele Raver at the University of Chicago. Her primary advisor at Northwestern is Dan Lewis; she also works with David Figlio and Greg Duncan.


Year Degree Institution
2012 PhD, Human Dev & Social Pol Northwestern University
2009 MA, Human Dev & Social Pol Northwestern University
2001 BA, Women's Studies Carleton College

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2012 Rituals of Inclusion: Public Housing Transformation and the Illusion of "Choice" Adobe Acrobat PDF Logo Download Adobe Acrobat PDF

Selected Publications
Metzger (In Press/Under Review). The Reconcentration of Poverty: Patterns of Housing Voucher Use, 2000-2008.
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Metzger & McDade (2010). Breastfeeding as Obesity Prevention in the United States: A Sibling Difference Model. American Journal of Human Biology 22: 291-296.
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Figlio, Hart, and Metzger (2010). Who Uses a Means-tested Scholarship, and What do They Choose?. Economics of Education Review 29: 301-317.
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Research Interests
Affordable housing and community development; Head Start and early social and emotional development; social inequality; Chicago.

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