Assistant Professor Laura Cuesta and Alejandra Ros Pilarz (University of Wisconsin) were awarded an RSF-Gates Foundation Pipeline Grant for Emerging Scholars. Drs. Cuesta and Pilarz will study how regularity in child support receipt has changed over the past twenty years and the extent to which regularity affects custodial mothers’ employment and economic well-being. Visit the Russell Sage Foundation website for a full description of their project, Child Support Regularity and Custodial Mothers’ Employment and Economic Well-Being.
The Russell Sage Foundation, in partnership with the Economic Mobility and Opportunity program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, announced twenty-one awards made in the second round of their Pipeline Grants Competition. Together, these research projects by emerging scholars represent a wide range of innovative research on economic mobility and access to opportunity. This initiative supports early- and mid-career tenure-track scholars who are underrepresented in the social sciences in order to promote racial, ethnic, gender, disciplinary, institutional, and geographic diversity.