Cherrie Nicole Bucknor
Research Interests: Social stratification and inequality; social policy; race and ethnicity; gender; labor and social movements; labor markets; political economy; crime and punishment; quantitative methods
Cherrie Bucknor is a Doctoral Student in Sociology at Harvard University. Her research interests include class, race, gender, labor unions, and social policy. In particular, she is interested in the relationship between neoliberal public policies and racial, economic, and gender inequality, especially in a U.S. context. At Harvard, she hopes to study the causes and consequences of racial wealth and income inequality, labor and social movements, crime and punishment, and alternatives to capitalism.
Cherrie has previously worked as a Research Associate at the Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR) in Washington, DC. While at CEPR, Cherrie conducted research on the labor market experiences of poor and minority workers as well as the benefits of union representation. She was also a contributor to the Girl w/ Pen blog at The Society Pages and managed the large microdata extracts at CEPRdata.org.
Cherrie holds a BA in Sociology from the University of Pennsylvania and a MPA from American University.
Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Master of Public Administration, American University