Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology
Janet Xu is a Ph.D. candidate in sociology at Princeton University, where she is also affiliated with the Office of Population Research. Her research interests include economic sociology and organizations, race/ethnicity, inequality, and public opinion. Her dissertation investigates the individual-level effects of diversity programs, including how participation in such programs is interpreted by employers. She has also conducted research on public perceptions of diversity and Americans’ racial/ethnic identification on surveys. Xu earned her B.A. in sociology and public policy from the University of Chicago and worked in survey research at NORC before graduate school.
- 2020, The individual-level effects of diversity programs, $15,000