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Anna Gassman-Pines, Associate Professor of Sanford School of Public Policy and Psychology and Neuroscience and Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI's Population Research Center and Affiliate of Center for Child and Family Policy  

Office Location: 234 Rubenstein Hall, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone: (919) 613-7301
Duke Box: 90312
Email Address: agassman.pines@duke.edu
Web Page: file:///Users/cj124/Downloads/Anna_Gassman-Pines_CV_July2016.pdf

Areas of Expertise

  • Social Policy
    • Child well-being
    • Economic Inequality and Poverty
    • Gender

Education:
Ph.D., New York University, 2007
M.A., New York University, 2004
B.A., Yale University, 1999

Teaching (Fall 2017):

  • Pubpol 807.01, Master's project i Synopsis
    Sanford 04, MW 04:40 PM-05:55 PM
  • Pubpol 812.001, Statistics for policy makers Synopsis
    Sanford 04, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Schenck-Fontaine, A; Gassman-Pines, A; Hill, Z. "Use of Informal Safety Nets during the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Benefit Cycle: How Poor Families Cope with Within-Month Economic Instability." Social Service Review 91.3 (September, 2017): 456-487. [doi]
  2. Ananat, EO; Gassman-Pines, A; Francis, DV; Gibson-Davis, CM. "Linking job loss, inequality, mental health, and education.." Science 356.6343 (June, 2017): 1127-1128. [doi]
  3. Schenck-Fontaine, A; Gassman-Pines, A; Gibson-Davis, CM; Ananat, EO. "Local Job Losses and Child Maltreatment: The Importance of Community Context." Social Service Review 91.2 (June, 2017): 233-263. [doi]  [abs]
  4. Gassman-Pines, A; Gibson-Davis, CM; Vernot, C; Butler, M; Hall, N; Taylor, L; Eastwood, K; Zhang, X. "They Should Say “I Don't”: Norms About Midpregnancy Marriage and Job Loss." Journal of Marriage and Family 79.2 (April, 2017): 405-418. [doi]
  5. Gibson-Davis, CM; Ananat, EO; Gassman-Pines, A. "Midpregnancy Marriage and Divorce: Why the Death of Shotgun Marriage Has Been Greatly Exaggerated.." Demography 53.6 (December, 2016): 1693-1715. [doi]  [abs]

Curriculum Vitae

Highlight:
Anna Gassman-Pines is Associate professor of public policy and psychology and neuroscience at Duke University. She is also Faculty Affiliate of Duke’s Center for Child and Family Policy. Gassman-Pines received her BA with distinction in Psychology from Yale University and PhD in Community and Developmental Psychology from New York University. Her research focuses on low-wage work, family life and the effects of welfare and employment policy on child and maternal well-being in low-income families. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, American Psychological Association, National Head Start Association, and National Institute of Mental Health, and various private foundations.

Bio/Profile
Anna Gassman-Pines is an assistant professor of public policy and psychology and neuroscience at Duke University. She is also Faculty Affiliate of Duke’s Center for Child and Family Policy. Gassman-Pines received her BA with distinction in Psychology from Yale University and PhD in Community and Developmental Psychology from New York University. Her research focuses on low-wage work, family life and the effects of welfare and employment policy on child and maternal well-being in low-income families. Her research has been supported by grants from the American Psychological Association, National Head Start Association, and National Institute of Mental Health.

Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Zoelene Hill  

Anna Gassman-Pines