Jennie E. Brand is Professor of Sociology and Statistics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is also Co-Director of the Center for Social Statistics (CSS) and Associate Director of the California Center for Population Research (CCPR) at UCLA. Prof. Brand will be Director of CCPR beginning in July 2018. Prof. Brand studies social stratification and inequality, mobility, social demography, education, and methods for causal inference.