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Molly Metzger

Molly Metzger


2046 Sheridan Road
Evanston, IL 60201-2937
Biography
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.

Research/Scholarship

Education
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


Dissertation
Year Title  
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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