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Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Princeton University

The Bendheim Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW) is an interdisciplinary center of the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. Its mission is to stimulate basic research, educate faculty and students, and influence policymakers and practitioners on issues affecting children, youth, and families.  


Hub Coordinators

Alicia Adsera
Alicia Adsera, Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School
Sara McLanahan
Sara McLanahan, William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University
Marta Tienda
Marta Tienda, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University



Rafaela Dancygier
Rafaela Dancygier, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public and International Affairs at Princeton University
Margot Jackson
Margot Jackson, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Brown University
Erin Todd Bronchetti
Erin Todd Bronchetti, Assistant Professor of Economics at Swarthmore College, Visiting Fellow at Princeton University


Post-doctoral Associates

Audrey Beck
Audrey Beck, San Diego State University
Kate Choi
Kate Choi, Princeton University
Melissa Martinson
Melissa Martinson, Princeton University


Graduate Students

John Palmer
John Palmer, Princeton University
Jessica Yiu
Jessica Yiu, Princeton University
Julia Gelatt
Julia Gelatt, Princeton University

                   Center for Research on Child Wellbeing           The Office of Population Research           Princeton University