Allison Daminger is pursuing a Ph.D. in sociology and social policy at Harvard University. She is interested in applying concepts and tools developed by behavioral scientists to sociological questions about inequality and the neighborhood environment. She has worked as a program manager for a food justice nonprofit in Boston and as a senior associate at ideas42, where her work centered on economic mobility and early childhood development. She earned a B.A. from Princeton University, with a focus on medical anthropology and global health.