Greer Mellon

greer 2Greer Mellon is PhD candidate in Sociology at Columbia University. Her research interests include education, inequality, social networks, and the low-skilled U.S. labor market.

Prior to starting her PhD, Greer worked as Director of Evaluation and Development at Digital Harbor Foundation, a technology education non-profit in Baltimore, MD. She also worked as an Analyst at Legal Services Corporation‘s Office of Data Governance and Analysis, and as an Analyst at Benenson Strategy Group, chief polling firm to President Barack Obama.

Greer received her M.Phil. in Development Studies at the Department of International Development at University of Oxford on a Euretta J. Kellett Fellowship. At Oxford, Greer conducted research on child trafficking interventions in Ghana. She received her BA magna cum laude and with Departmental Honors in History from Columbia University.

Greer’s skillset includes R, SPSS, statistical analysis,program evaluation, data cleaning, data visualization, survey writing, Tableau, and SQL.