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Mary Waters, MA, PhD

Interim Director (2020-2021)

Mary Waters, MA, PhD, is the PVK Professor of Arts and Sciences; and the M.E. Zukerman Professor of Sociology in the Department of Sociology at Harvard University. She is also serving as the interim director of the Harvard Pop Center while Lisa Berkman is on sabbatical (2020-2021). Dr. Waters specializes in the study of immigration, inter-group relations, the formation of racial and ethnic identity among the children of immigrants, and the challenges of measuring race and ethnicity.