Jared N. Schachner is a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology & Social Policy at Harvard University, where he is also affiliated with the Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy, the Institute for Quantitative Social Science, and the Harvard Center for Population & Development Studies. 

Jared’s research examines the implications of liberalizing and regionally fragmenting housing markets, economic conditions, social norms, and policy regimes for the reproduction of urban inequality, using his hometown of Los Angeles as a case study. His work has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Joint Center for Housing Studies, and Harvard’s Center for American Political Studies and has been featured in the Annual Review of Sociology and RSF: Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. 

Prior to his doctoral studies, Jared attended Harvard’s Kennedy School, consulted several national nonprofits, including the United Negro College Fund, Audubon Society, and Women’s World Banking on their social impact strategies, and received a B.A. in Philosophy, Politics & Economics and Urban Studies from the University of Pennsylvania.