Jimmy Biblarz is a joint JD/PhD student in Sociology & Social Policy at Harvard University. Originally from Los Angeles, Jimmy is a 2014 graduate of Harvard College (Social Studies and English) and the resident LGBTQ tutor in Eliot House. His research is funded by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Inequality and Wealth Concentration Ph.D. Scholarship, and the Harvard Fellowship in Law and Graduate Studies.
Jimmy is interested in links between equity-focused public policies, features of neighborhoods and schools, and children’s chances of upward intergenerational mobility. His current project traces the rise and fall of racial integration as the ideological focus of social policy, and the subsequent emergence of competing ideologies. More generally, he is interested in stratification and inequality including discrimination processes, urban poverty, race, immigration, social networks, and continuity and change in values and attitudes.
My current CV can be found here.
B.A. Harvard College, Social Studies (secondary field English), magna cum laude
Research Interests: Stratification and Inequality; Discrimination; Urban Poverty; Social Mobility; Demography; and Sociology of Law