Sophie Marie Collyer

Sophie is a doctoral student in Social Policy and Policy Analysis at the School of Social Work. Her research interests include anti-poverty policies at the national and local levels, with a particular interest in the intersection of tax policy and social policy. She also works closely with data from the Robin Hood Poverty Tracker to assess the dynamics of poverty and disadvantage in New York City. Sophie received an MSW and MPA from Columbia University and a BA from New York University.

Research Interests

Child policy
Family policy
Income based interventions
Urban policy


American Community Survey (ACS)
CPS (Current Population Survey)
NYC survey data (e.g. Community Health Survey, Housing and Vacancy Survey)
Poverty Tracker Data