Research Fellows 2016-2017

Renata Camara

Renata Camara

Captain, United States Army
WAPPP Fellow

Renata Camara is an active-duty Captain in the U.S. Army. Her research focuses on understanding how to utilize behavioral insights to better integrate women into the special operations community. 

 

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Eliana Carranza

Eliana Carranza

Senior Economist and Technical Adviser, The World Bank Group
WAPPP Fellow

Eliana Carranza's major fields of interests are development and labor economics. Her research focuses on the empirical study of household behavior, including its implications on economic and demographic outcomes, and the status of women.

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Laura Gee

Laura Gee

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Tufts University
WAPPP Fellow

Laura Gee's research focuses the influence of group dynamics and social networks on individual decision-making. As a WAPPP Fellow, she is researching how to better design job postings in order to decrease the occupational gender gap.

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Marc Grau-Grau

Marc Grau-Grau

ISFamily Santander Chair Researcher, Universitat International de Catalunya
Academic Collaborator, International Center for Work and Family, IESE Business School
WAPPP Fellow

Marc Grau's research explores the benefits of fatherhood involvement for fathers themselves and their jobs. As a WAPPP Fellow, he is examining how men and women negotiate flexible work arrangements in their organizations and how structural conditions and gender dynamics affect those negotiations.

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Emma Heikensten

Emma Heikensten

Ph.D. Candidate in Economics, Stockholm School of Economics
Fellow, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
WAPPP Fellow

Using behavioral and experimental economics, Emma Heikensten researches the economics of gender and inequality. More specifically, she concentrates on gender differences in influence by evaluating advice seeking behavior.

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Jeni Klugman

Jeni Klugman

Research Professor, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
WAPPP Fellow

Jeni Klugman's research focuses on gender inequality and development. As a WAPPP Fellow, Jeni will continue exploring links between institutions, norms, and gender inequality.

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Kimberlyn Leary

Kimberlyn Leary

Associate Professor of Psychology, Harvard Medical School
Associate Professor of Health Policy and Management, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
WAPPP Fellow

Kimberlyn Leary's research focuses on identifying and improving multi-sector leadership initiatives for health equity. As a WAPPP Fellow, Kimberlyn aims to develop a portfolio of teaching and scholarly products relevant to improving life outcomes for women and girls, particularly those in marginalized communities.

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Shira Mor

Shira Mor

Assistant Professor, Departments of Labor Studies and Public Policy, Tel-Aviv University
WAPPP Fellow

Shira Mor's research investigates the relationship between women’s identity structures and their performance in negotiations in order to identify a behavioral strategy that allows women to reap economic gains without incurring unfavorable social outcomes.

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Sally Nuamah

Sally Nuamah

Joint Postdoctoral Fellow, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
WAPPP Fellow

Sally Nuamah's research research interests sit at the intersections of gender, education, and politics. Her work focuses on the experiences of girls in non-elite school settings across the U.S and Africa.

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Anna Raute

Anna Raute

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim
Lara Warner Scholar, Harvard Kennedy School
WAPPP Fellow

Anna Raute's major fields of interest are labor and public economics. Her research focuses on the effects of public policy on women’s fertility and labor market decisions as well as the effects of universal childcare attendance on children. 

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Elizabeth Singer More

Elizabeth Singer More

Associate Director, Open Circle Jewish Learning, Hebrew College
WAPPP Fellow

Elizabeth Singer More's research examines the history of women, work, and the family. As a WAPPP Fellow, she plans to complete the manuscript for her book on the intellectual and political history of maternal employment in America from World War II through the mid-1990s.

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Chiara Trombini

Chiara Trombini

Ph.D. Candidate in Business Administration and Management, Bocconi University
WAPPP Fellow

Chiara Trombini's research uses organizational strategies to close gender gaps in negotiation, judgement, and decision making. As a WAPPP Fellow, Chiara will analyze the impact of self-affirmation interventions on gender differences in negotiation.

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