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Portrait, Hope Harvey
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Hope Harvey is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy at the University of Kentucky. She is also a research affiliate at the Center for Poverty Research. Dr. Harvey’s research focuses on housing, families, and poverty and inequality. Her primary line of research uses multiple methods to study the experiences of families with children who live doubled-up in shared households. Other projects examine residential decision-making and family complexity.

Dr. Harvey’s research has received awards or funding from the Joint Center for Housing Studies, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Society for the Study of Social Problems, and other groups. Her research has been published in The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, City & CommunityDemographyThe Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory, Public Administration Review, Social Forces, and Social Problems.

Prior to joining the Martin School, Dr. Harvey was a postdoctoral associate at Cornell University. She holds a Ph.D. in Social Policy and Sociology from Harvard University, an M.P.A. from the La Follette School at the University of Wisconsin- Madison, and a B.A. from Carleton College.