Dr. Danziger is the Edith A. Lewis Collegiate Professor Emerita of Social Work, School of Social Work and Research Professor Emerita of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Her primary research interests are the effects of public programs and policies on the well-being of disadvantaged families; poverty policy and social service programs; demographic trends in child and family well-being; gender issues across the life course, program evaluation; and qualitative research methods. Her current research examines the role of welfare policy and programs in addressing barriers to work for single mothers. Danziger is evaluating a family support program provided by Starfish Family Services and she conducted an implementation study of Michigan’s Jobs, Education and Training pilot projects. She was a principal investigator on the Women’s Employment Study.
Ph.D., M.S. and A.B. Boston University