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Graduate Research Assistants

Andrew Koepp is a doctoral student in the department of Human Development and Family Scientists at UT Austin and a Graduate Research Assistant at the Population Research Center. His research investigates early childhood development in the United States and Brazil, studying factors that promote maternal and child health, and children's skills for school readiness. Andrew holds degrees in Human Development from Vanderbilt University (B.S.) and Harvard University (Ed.M.).


Kim McErlean is a doctoral student in the department of Sociology at UT Austin and a graduate trainee at the Population Research Center. Her research interests lie in the field of family demography, specifically the changing dynamics of union and family formation, the family as a site of inequality, and corresponding implications for public policy. She received a Bachelor of Science from Cornell University in Communication.