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Daniel Schneider, PhD

Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; and Sociology, Harvard University

Daniel Schneider is a professor of public policy at Harvard Kennedy School, and professor of sociology at Harvard University. His research interests are focused on social demography, inequality, the family, and work. As co-director of The Shift Project, his current research focuses on how precarious work affects household economic security and worker and family health and well-being. Schneider completed his BA in public policy at Brown University, and earned his PhD in sociology and social policy from Princeton University. Prior to joining Harvard, he was a faculty member in the department of sociology at UC Berkeley, and he was a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Postdoctoral Scholar in Health Policy Research at Berkeley/UCSF.