Alix S. Winter is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology & Social Policy at Harvard University and a doctoral fellow in the Harvard Kennedy School's Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy. She studies how institutions and neighborhoods shape social inequalities. Prior and ongoing research projects examine these processes in relation to the criminal courts and the social patterning of lead exposure and its consequences. Alix's dissertation combines her interests in the criminal justice system and the social determinants of health to investigate the criminal justice consequences of opioid prescription.
Previously, Alix worked at Columbia University studying the social determinants of the increased prevalence of autism over the past forty years. She received her BA in Health and Societies from the University of Pennsylvania.