Research Interests: Gender and racial inequality, work and labor markets, family, intersectionality, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, computational methods
Charlotte O’Herron is a Doctoral Student in Sociology & Social Policy. Her research interests include gender and racial inequalities in work and labor markets and work-family intersections.
Before starting her Ph.D., Charlotte received a Master in Public Policy from the Harvard Kennedy School in 2021. Her award-winning master’s project used mixed methods to research the challenges facing women “solopreneurs” in Boston during the COVID-19 pandemic. Her project ultimately advised the Boston Mayor’s Office of Small Business Development on policies to include marginalized solopreneurs, such as home-based childcare providers, in the city’s economic recovery efforts.
BA in Environmental Economics, Middlebury College, 2014
Master in Public Policy, Concentration in Social and Urban Policy, Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2021