Ariela Schachter

Ariela Schachter

Assistant Professor of Sociology​
PhD, Stanford University
research interests:
  • Immigration
  • Race Relations
  • Inequality in the United States
  • Causal Inference Methods

contact info:

office hours:

  • ​By Appointment

mailing address:

  • WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
    CB 1112
    ONE BROOKINGS DR.
    ST. LOUIS, MO 63130-4899

Professor Schachter's ​research focuses on immigration, race relations, and inequality in the United States, and primarily uses experimental and causal inference methods. She joined the sociology department in 2016. 

Her work has been published in leading sociology journals, including the American Sociological Review, Social Forces, and Social Problems. She has won multiple awards, including the Louis Wirth Best Article Award from the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association.  

From our podcast:

Hold That Thought Podcast

Would you be my neighbor?

Using survey data, sociologist Ariela Schachter has investigated how Americans think about race, immigration status, assimilation, and what it means to be ‘similar.’