Julia Behrman

New York University


Julia Behrman is currently a doctoral student in the Sociology Department of New York University. In the 2017/2018, academic year she will be a postdoctoral prize research fellow at Nuffield College University of Oxford and in the 2018/2019 academic year she will join the faculty of the Sociology Department of Northwestern University as an Assistant Professor. Her research explores the relationship between inequality in educational opportunity and demographic processes, with emphasis on health and fertility.  Prior to starting her PhD, she worked for the International Food Policy Research Institute on the gender and assets research portfolio where she conducted fieldwork in Burkina Faso, Malawi, Uganda, Tanzania and Bangladesh. She holds a MA from NYU, an MSc from the London School of Economics, and a BA from Williams College.

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New York University

Email jab965@nyu.edu