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Lingxin Hao

LINGXIN HAO, Ph.D., the Benjamin H. Griswold III Professor of Public Policy, is a sociologist whose research examines the causes and mechanisms of inequality in child development, education, income, consumption, wealth, and health among individuals and families in the United States and China. Her research involves multi-disciplinary collaborations, applies advanced quantitative and computational methods to large-scale data, and produces implications for policy. She has been recognized as a Russell Sage Foundation Residential Fellow and a Spencer Foundation Residential Fellow. Dr. Hao has published four books and more than 50 scholarly articles. She has received multiple grants from NIH and NSF in support of her research. Dr. Hao earned her doctorate in sociology from the University of Chicago in 1990 and joined the Hopkins faculty in 1996.