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Liana Christin Landivar Ph.D.

Liana Christin Landivar, Ph.D.

Senior Researcher for Equity

Off Campus
U.S. Census Bureau

Washington , DC


  1. Ph.D. University of California, Irvine, 2007; Sociology
  2. M.A. University of California, Irvine, 2004; Demographic and Social Analysis and Sociology
  3. B.A. Vanguard University of Southern California, 2002; Sociology and Social Science (Magna Cum Laude)


Liana Christin Landivar is the Senior Researcher for Equity in the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division of the U.S. Census Bureau. Formerly, she served as a senior researcher and senior statistician at the U.S. Department of Labor and National Science Foundation. She studies inequality in the workplace and family life. Dr. Landivar’s work is published in Demography, Journal of Marriage and Family, Gender & Society, Gender, Work & Organization, and Social Science Research, among other outlets, and she is the author of Mothers at Work: Who Opts Out? Dr. Landivar is the author of numerous government reports and visualizations which have been featured in Congressional and White House briefings. Her work on employment has been covered widely in the media in outlets such as the Washington Post, the New York Times, the Associated Press, and Science.


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