Jeremy Cohen is a PhD candidate in the sociology department at Princeton University. His research focuses on U.S. families' financial lives, with a focus on their interactions with credit and debt markets and the consequences for social inequality. He is particularly interested in how different families can make similar debt choices and realize different outcomes. Current research projects focus on: the role of families in the transition to adulthood for student debt holders; the role of student debt in opening gaps between students' pre-college occupational expectations and post-college early occupational outcomes; and the role of economic insecurity in household financialization and social stratification.
Jeremy holds a BA in international studies and a BS in economics, both from American University, Washington, DC. Prior to Princeton, he worked as a research associate in the international economics program at the Council on Foreign Relations.