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Anna Gassman-Pines, Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Psychology and Neuroscience, Center for Child and Family Policy  

Office Location: 234 Rubenstein Hall
Office Phone: (919) 613-7301
Duke Box: 90312
Email Address: agassman.pines@duke.edu

Areas of Expertise

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

PhD (Psychology), New York University, 2007
MA (Psychology), New York University, 2004
BA (with distinction in Psychology), Yale University, 1999

Teaching (Fall 2015):

  • Pubpol 807d.001, Master's project i Synopsis
    Sanford 04, Tu 01:25 PM-03:00 PM

Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Gassman-Pines, A.. "Daily spillover of low-income working mothers' perceived workload to mood and mother-child interactions." Journal of Marriage and Family 75 (2013): 1304-1318. [pdf]
  2. Gassman-Pines, A., Godfrey, E. B., & Yoshikawa, H.. "Parental goals moderate the effects of welfare policies on children: A person-environment fit approach." Child Development 84 (2013): 198-208.
  3. E. O. Ananat, A. Gassman-Pines, D. V. Francis, & C. M. Gibson-Davis. "Children Left Behind: The Effects of Statewide Job Losses on Student Achievement."  .w17104 (2013).
  4. E.O. Ananat, A. Gassman-Pines, & C.M. Gibson-Davis. "The effect of local job loss on teenage birthrates: Evidence from North Carolina." Demography 50 (2013): 2151-2171. [html]
  5. Gassman-Pines, A. & Hill, Z.. "How social safety net programs affect children’s development." Child Development Perspectives 7.3 (2013): 172-181. [cdep.12037&title=Child+development+perspectives&volume=7&issue=3&date=2013&spage=172&issn=1750-8592]

Curriculum Vitae

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  

Anna Gassman-Pines