Monica C. Bell

Monica C. Bell

Doctoral Student in Sociology & Social Policy
Monica C. Bell
Research InterestsLaw and society; urban and community sociology; crime and policing; structure and regulation of the family; social welfare policy; culture and poverty; empirical legal studies; qualitative methodology.

Monica Bell is a doctoral student in Sociology and Social Policy. She is a native of Anderson, South Carolina and a graduate of Furman University, where she was a Truman Scholar; University College Dublin, where she was a Mitchell Scholar; and the Yale Law School.

At Yale, Bell was president of Yale Law Women and a senior editor of The Yale Law Journal. Immediately before coming to Harvard, Bell was an Arthur Liman Public Interest Fellow at the Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia, where she focused on public benefits policy and family law reform. Learn more about Bell's work and research interests at
Previous Degrees:

Yale Law School, J.D. University College Dublin, M.Sc. Furman University, B.A.

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