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Skye Allmang

Postdoctoral Associate

Ph.D., MSW, University of California, Los Angeles; MPP, Brandeis University


Skye Allmang is a Post-Doctoral Associate at Rutgers School of Social Work. Her research focuses on understanding the underlying causes and consequences of inequality in access to employment. She is particularly interested in: (1) the mechanisms leading to unequal employment outcomes, such as occupational segregation and workplace discrimination, (2) the long-term effects of precarious employment on health and well-being, and (3) program and policy interventions to improve employment prospects for young adults. She holds a Master of Social Welfare and a PhD in Social Welfare from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), as well as a Master of Public Policy from the Heller School at Brandeis University. Prior to her graduate studies at UCLA, she worked as a youth job-training practitioner at a nonprofit organization in Southern California.

Selected Recent Publications: 

Allmang, S., Jou, J., Gadoth, A., Rozhenkova, V., Raub, A., & Heymann, J. (forthcoming). Legislative protections from discrimination in access to employer-provided training across 193 United Nations countries.

Karimli, L., Batista, T., McKay, M. M., Shephard, D., & Allmang, S.  (2019). Effects of a non-formal experiential education on the personal agency of adolescent girls in Tajikistan: Findings from a randomized experimental study. Global Social Welfare, 1-14.

Allmang, S. (2015). All I want is a job! Unemployed women navigating the public workforce system [Review of the book All I Want is a Job! Unemployed Women Navigating the Public Workforce System]. Social Service Review, 89(3), 582-586.

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