Ethan Raker is a PhD student in the department of sociology at Harvard University. He is building a research agenda that focuses on social inequality, neighborhoods, migration, and the natural environment, deploying primarily quantitative and causal inference methods. His early work has recently appeared (or is forthcoming) in issues of Social Science Quarterly and Sociological Perspectives. 

Ethan is a Malcolm Hewitt Wiener Ph.D. Scholar in Poverty and Justice in the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School, and a graduate affiliate with the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Prior to his graduate studies, Ethan obtained a B.A. in sociology and business management from Columbia University and held a post-baccalaureate fellowship at the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University.