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Janet Gornick
Position: Professor
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D. Harvard University
Research Interests: public policy, gender - comparative social welfare policy, variation across the industrialized countries and throughout the U.S. states. Much of her work considers the effects of social policy on women's status in the labor market and on the economic well-being of families.

Prof. Gornick's publications include: Families That Work: Policies for Reconciling Parenthood and Employment (co-authored with Marcia Meyers, Russell Sage Foundation, 2003). Professor Gornick has published articles in several academic journals, including The American Sociological Review; the Annual Review of Sociology; the Journal of European Social Policy; Social Science Quarterly; the Journal of Policy History; the Journal of Comparative Policy Analysis; and the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management. Her work also appears frequently in popular venues, including The American Prospect; Dissent: and Challenge: A Magazine of Economic Affairs. Professor Gornick is Director of the Luxembourg Income Study, an international research center and data archive based in Luxembourg.