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Meg Lovejoy

Headshot of Meg LovejoyMeg Lovejoy is a researcher with expertise on social inequalities, the life course, and qualitative methodology. She holds a PhD in Sociology from Brandeis University and a Masters of Education (with a focus on Human Development and Psychology) from Harvard University. Meg has co-led or contributed to the design and analysis of a variety of projects focusing on the impact of race, class, and gender inequalities on the well-being of women and families across the life course. She is currently co-authoring a book about the long-term work and family consequences of taking a career break for professional women. She also provides training workshops on qualitative software to graduate students and researchers in university settings.

Her work at IASP has included research and evaluation of programs promoting financial capability and leadership development across a range of different racial and ethnic minority communities. Before coming to IASP, Meg taught sociology at several colleges and universities in the Boston area and the Midwest. 

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