Mikaela H. Smith


Ph.D. Candidate
Sociology Department
University of California, Irvine


I am a PhD candidate in the sociology department at UC Irvine. My dissertation examines gendered and racialized mechanisms driving differential reproductive policy investments across U.S. states. More Broadly her research interests include the sociology of gender, public policy, and quantitative methods.

I have taught a course on quantitative methods, as well as served as teaching assistant for undergraduate and graduate statistics courses. Since 2016 I have served as statistics consultant for the sociology department, and from 2015-2016 I served as a UCI Pedagogical Fellow. I also offer private statistics tutoring for undergraduate students.