Kristin L. Perkins
Kristin Perkins is a Ph.D. student in Sociology and Social Policy. Originally from Indiana, Perkins earned a B.S. in Urban and Regional Studies from Cornell University and a Master of City Planning from the University of California, Berkeley. Prior to enrolling at Harvard, she was a researcher at the New York City Department of Housing Preservation and Development where she examined the effects of concentrated foreclosure in New York and the impact of the agency's subsidized housing on health outcomes of its residents. Her research interests include urban sociology, inequality, family sociology and demography.