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Daniel Schneider

Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School


Daniel Schneider is a Professor of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School. Professor Schneider’s research focuses on social demography, inequality, and the family. He explores class and racial/ethnic inequality in marriage, cohabitation, fertility and parenting, household economic insecurity, and how workers and their families are affected by precarious employment. As Co-Director of The Shift Project, his current research focuses on how precarious and unpredictable work schedules affect household economic security and worker and family health and wellbeing. Professor Schneider holds a PhD in Sociology and Social Policy from Princeton University and a BA from Brown University. Prior to joining HKS, he was a faculty member in the Sociology Department at the University of California, Berkeley.

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