Barbara Kiviat

Barbara Kiviat

Doctoral Student in Sociology & Social Policy
Barbara Kiviat
Research Interests: Consumer credit; rental housing; the structure of work; the effects of economic thinking in everyday life.

Barbara Kiviat is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and Social Policy. Her research interests revolve around household finance and public policy. Kiviat holds a B.A. in The Writing Seminars from Johns Hopkins University, an M.A. in journalism from Columbia University, and an M.P.A. from New York University, where she was a David Bohnett Public Service Fellow. As a research associate at NYU’s Financial Access Initiative, Kiviat helped launch the U.S. Financial Diaries, a longitudinal study of the economic lives of 300 American families. Previously, Kiviat was a staff writer at Time magazine. She has also written for Fortune, Money, The Miami Herald, The Arizona Republic, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Reuters, and TheAtlantic.com, among other outlets.

Previous Degrees:

BA, Johns Hopkins University MA, Columbia University MPA, New York University

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