Christopher Wildeman

Christopher Wildeman is an associate professor in policy analysis and management within the College of Human Ecology. His current research focuses on the frequency, causes, and consequences of parental incarceration and its impact on inequality, families, and child welfare. He’s also interested in child welfare and maltreatment, especially related to the foster care system.

Prior to coming to Cornell in 2014, Christopher was on the faculty at Yale University where he was an associate professor in sociology. He received his Ph.D. in sociology and demography from Princeton University. Selected publications are listed on his department website.

Christopher Wildeman

Policy Analysis and Management
College of Human Ecology
christopher.wildeman@cornell.edu
137 Martha Van Renssalaer
607-255-2069