Recipients of PSC Small Grant Awards

Lydia Wileden Hermalin Award

Lydia Wileden

Lydia Wileden

Lydia Wileden holds a PhD in Sociology and Public Policy from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on measuring neighborhood perceptions and reputation and documenting processes of neighborhood change.

In 2020, Wileden worked with Jeffrey Morenoff to capture the real-time experiences of Detroit residents during the COVID-19 pandemic using the DMACS survey:

Wileden’s dissertation won an honorable mention from the Proquest Distinguished Dissertation awards.