Associate Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Education & Training
Ph.D., New York University 2007
M.A., New York University 2004
B.A., Yale University 1999
Anna Gassman-Pines is Associate professor of public policy and psychology and neuroscience at Duke University. She is also Faculty Affiliate of Duke’s Center for Child and Family Policy. Gassman-Pines received her BA with distinction in Psychology from Yale University and PhD in Community and Developmental Psychology from New York University. Her research focuses on low-wage work, family life and the effects of welfare and employment policy on child and maternal well-being in low-income families. Her research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, American Psychological Association, National Head Start Association, and National Institute of Mental Health, and various private foundations.
Gassman-Pines, A, and Yoshikawa, H. "The effects of antipoverty programs on children's cumulative level of poverty-related risk." Dev Psychol 42.6 (November 2006): 981-999. Full Text
Gassman-Pines, A, and Yoshikawa, H. "Five-year effects of an anti-poverty program on marriage among never-married mothers." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 25.1 (2006): 11-30. Full Text