Cherrie Bucknor is a Ph.D. Student in Sociology at Harvard University. Her research interests include class, race, gender, labor unions, and social policy. In particular, she is interested in the relationship between neoliberal public policies and racial, economic, and gender inequality, especially in a U.S. context. At Harvard, she studies the causes and consequences of racial wealth and income inequality, labor and social movements, crime and punishment, and alternatives to capitalism. Cherrie previously worked as a Research Associate at CEPR, conducting research on the labor market experiences of poor and minority workers as well as the benefits of union representation. She was also a contributor to the Girl w/ Pen blog at The Society Pages and managed the large microdata extracts at CEPRdata.org.