Ph.D. Candidate

Christopher Pulliam

Chris is a Social Policy & Policy Analysis PhD student at the Columbia School of Social Work. His research interests include social mobility, poverty, and the social safety net. He is especially interested in how the tax-and-transfer system affects the transmission of economic status across generations. Before Columbia, Chris was a research analyst at the Brookings Institution, where he focused on inequality, mobility, and the American middle class. Chris holds an MPA from the Maxwell School of Syracuse University.