Areas of Interest: Urban Sociology, Racial Inequality, Social Networks, Computational Social Science
Tina Law is a doctoral student in sociology at Yale. Her research focuses on understanding the role of neighborhoods, communities, and social networks in American urban inequality through quantitative methods. She is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. As a 2017-2018 Graduate Policy Fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Tina is currently exploring the effects of the sharing economy on neighborhood social well-being and long-term patterns of racial and economic inequality in U.S. cities using a big data approach.
Before coming to Yale, she evaluated national policies and programs addressing racial equity, education, and youth development at Social Policy Research Associates and supported community-based organizations to engage in research at The Building Movement Project.