Natasha Pilkauskas

Natasha Pilkauskas is an assistant professor of public policy at the University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy. Dr. Pilkauskas’s research broadly focuses on the health, development, and well-being of low-income families and children. She is particularly interested in the role that private support networks play in helping families make ends meet. Much of her research focuses on the role that grandparents play in the lives of their grandchildren. She also examines the effects of economic well-being (material hardship, unemployment, poverty) and public policy on families and children. Dr. Pilkauskas received a Master of Public Policy from Harvard University and a PhD in Social Welfare Policy from Columbia University.


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