Ellora Derenoncourt is an assistant professor of economics at Princeton University and a member of the Industrial Relations Section of Princeton Economics. She is also the founder and faculty director for the Program for Research on Inequality at Princeton Economics. She works on labor economics, economic history, and the study of inequality. Her recent work has focused on the northern backlash against the Great Migration and ensuing declines in black upward mobility and the role of federal minimum wage policy in racial earnings convergence during the Civil Rights Era. She received her Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.