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Lindsay A. Owens
450 Serra Mall Building 370
Stanford, CA 94305
Current American Sociological Association Congressional Fellow, 2014-2015
Research Associate, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
Education Stanford University
2014 (expected). PhD. Sociology
Dissertation title: “Essays on American Indebtedness”
Dissertation committee: David Grusky (chair), Mark Granovetter, Karen
Cook, Cristobal Young
2010. M.A., Sociology University of Pennsylvania
2006. B.A., Sociology (with distinction), Psychology Magna Cum Laude London School of Economics
2005. General Course, Concentration in Social Policy Publications Articles & Book Chapters Owens, Lindsay A. Forthcoming. “Intrinsically Advantageous? Reexamining the production of class advantage in the case of home mortgage modification.” Social Forces.
Owens, Lindsay A. and David Pedulla. 2014. “Material Welfare, Ideology, and Changing Political Preferences: The case of support for redistributive social policies.” Social Forces. 92(3): 1087-1113.
Owens, Lindsay A. and Karen S. Cook. 2013. “The Effects of Local Economic Conditions on Confidence in Key Institutions and Interpersonal Trust after the Great Recession.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 650(1): 274-298.
Owens, Lindsay A. 2012. “The Polls—Trends: Confidence in Banks, Financial Institutions and Wall Street, 1971-2011.” Public Opinion Quarterly.
Covered by Reuters, Washington Post, National Affairs Roundup, CNN.com, Center for American Progress’ Think Progress, and Harvard Kennedy School’s Journalist’s Resource Portal.
Kenworthy, Lane and Lindsay A. Owens. 2011. “How do Economic Recessions Influence Public Opinion.” In David Grusky, Bruce Western and Christopher Wimer (Eds.) The Great Recession. New York, NY: Russell Sage Foundation.
Owens |2 Wolff, Edward, Lindsay A. Owens and Esra Burak. 2011.“Housing and Wealth in the Great Recession.” In David Grusky, Bruce Western and
Owens, Lindsay A. “The Meaning Premium: Reexamining theories of strategic default in residential real estate markets.”
Owens, Lindsay A. 2012. Political Attitudes in the 2012 Presidential Election.
Russell Sage Foundation Blog. (with David Pedulla).
Pacific Association for Public Opinion Research (PAPOR) Student Paper Competition Winner (2013) for “Material Welfare and Changing Political Preferences: The case of support for redistributive social policies.” Robert Dentler Award for Outstanding Student Achievement. Section on Sociological Practice and Public Sociology, American Sociological Association. For “Inequality in the United States: Understanding Inequality with Data.” (Co-winner with Sharon Jank) Poverty and Inequality Seed Grant, Vice Provost for Online Learning, Stanford University, $25,000 (Co-PI with David Grusky) National Poverty Fellow, Stanford University Center on Poverty and Inequality (2011-2014) National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (2010-2014) UPS Endowment Fund (2011-2013) – $60,000 (Co-PI with Karen Cook) Society for the Study of Social Problems, Community Research and Development Division, Graduate Student Paper Award (2012) for “Getting a Workout: Mortgage Modification, Social Class and Shifting Financial Institutions.” Pacific Sociological Association Distinguished Graduate Student Paper Award (2012) for “Getting a Workout: Mortgage Modification, Social Class and Shifting Financial Institutions.” Stanford University Department of Sociology Richard T. LaPiere Award for Best Second Year Paper (2011) for “Getting a Workout: Mortgage Modification, Social Class and Shifting Financial Institutions.” Social Change: A Harvard-Manchester Initiative (2011): Selected to participate in a two-week workshop on the social, political, and economic consequences of global recessions Stanford University Student Research Opportunity Grant (2009-2010) – $2700 Stanford University Department of Sociology Richard T. LaPiere Award (2008) for an Outstanding Incoming Graduate Student -- $2000 University of Pennsylvania President’s Award (2006) for undergraduate research, highest university honor for an undergraduate thesis University of Pennsylvania E. Digby Baltzell Award (2006) for best sociology honors thesis, highest departmental honor PsiChi National Psychology Honors Society, inducted May 2006
Invited “Public Opinion and Financial Turmoil.” Presentation to Jon A. Krosnick’s Presentations Political Psychology Research Group. Stanford University. February 2012.
“Economic Sociology and the future of research on inequality, poverty and mobility: Notes from the 1980s birth cohort.” Presentation at the Inaugural Meeting of the Inequality, Poverty and Mobility section of the American Sociological Association, Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, 2011.
Major “Material Welfare and Changing Political Preferences: The case of support Conference for redistributive social policies.” Paper Presentation at Pacific Association of Presentations Public Opinion Research Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 2014.
“Walking Away: Social, Legal and Economic Determinants of Strategic Default.” Paper Presentation at International Conference on Law and Society, Annual Meeting. Honolulu, Hawaii, June 2012.
Professional National Association of Retirement Plan Participants (2011-Present):
Experience Academic Advisory Board member. Advise NARPP on ways to increase retirement plan participation and savings rates. Assisted in design and analysis of Financial Empowerment, Literacy and Trust Survey. Consult on Financial Literacy 2.0 and NARRP Academy initiatives.
Service to the Reviewer: American Journal of Sociology (2011-present), Social Science Profession Research (2012-present), American Sociological Review (2012-present), Sociological Forum (2012-present), Social Problems (2013-present), City and Community (2014), Social Forces (2014), American Journal of Political Science (2014)
representative (2012-2013) Section on Organizations, Occupations, and Work Section Council: W.
Richard Scott Award Committee (2013) Stanford University Junior Faculty Search Committee: graduate student representative, Association of Sociology Graduate Students (2012-2013) Stanford University Senior Faculty Search Committee: graduate student representative, Association of Sociology Graduate Students (2011-2012) Stanford University Graduate Studies Committee: student representative, Association of Sociology Graduate Students (2009-2011) University of Pennsylvania Alumni Interview Program: interviewer (2012present)