Katherine Michelmore

Katherine Michelmore

Research Interests: family demography, social welfare policy, inequality in education

Contact: kmichelm@umich.edu

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Katherine Michelmore is a postdoctoral fellow with the Ford School's Education Policy Initiative. Her current research interests focus on the interaction of public policies and family structure, family demography, and access to higher education. Katherine previously worked as a research assistant at the Urban Institute specializing in Social Security reform policy and forecasting changing demographic patterns in the U.S. She holds a PhD in policy analysis and management from Cornell University and an undergraduate degree from Wesleyan University.

Research Projects

  • The Persistence of Poverty: Using Longitudinal Data to Understand Gaps in Educational Outcomes, with Susan Dynarski
  • HAIL Scholarship pilot program, with Susan Dynarski