Curriculum Vitae

 
Education

Cornell University               Ph.D.               Sociology (Expected, December 2021) 

     Detailed Potential: Parental Incarceration Stigma and Teachers' Assessments of Students and Their Work

     (Committee: Christopher Wildeman, Melissa Ferguson, Anna Haskins and Daniel Lichter)

                                               M.A.                Sociology, 2018

Vanderbilt University         M.Ed.              Community Development and Action, 2016

                                                                      Peabody College of Education

University of Oregon          B.A.                Family and Human Services, 2012

                                               B.A.                Spanish, 2012

Publications

McCauley, E. (2020). The role of stress and absence: How household member incarceration is associated with risky sexual health behaviors. Social Science & Medicine, 272, 113718. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2021.113718

LeMasters, K., McCauley, E., Nowotny, K., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2020). COVID-19 cases and testing in 53 prison systems. Health & Justice, 8(24).  https://doi.org/10.1186/s40352-020-00125-3. 

McCauley, E. (2020). Beyond the classroom: The intergenerational effect of incarceration on children's academic and nonacademic school-related outcomes in high school. Socius, 6, 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1177/2378023120915369.

McCauley, E. (2019). The potential of college completion: How disability shapes labor market activity differentially by educational attainment and disability type. Journal of Disability Policy Studies, 30(4), 213-222. https://doi.org/10.1177/1044207319848082.

Haskins, A., & McCauley, E. (2019). Casualties of context? Risk of cognitive, behavioral and physical health difficulties among children living in high-incarceration neighborhoods. Journal of Public Health, 27(2), 175-183. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10389-018-0942-4.

 

McCauley, E., Eckstrand, K., Desta, B., Bouvier, B., Brockmann, B., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2018). Exploring healthcare experiences for incarcerated individuals who identify as transgender in a Southern jail. Transgender Health Journal, 3(1), 34-41. https://doi.org/10.1089/trgh.2017.0046.

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., Zaller, N., Martino, S., Cloud, D. H., McCauley, E., Heise, A., & Seal, D. (2018). Criminal justice continuum for overdose prevention. Addictive Behaviors, 86, 104-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.addbeh.2018.02.024. 

 

McCauley, E. (2017). The cumulative probability of arrest by age 28 years in the United States by disability status, race/ethnicity, and gender. American Journal of Public Health, 107(12), 1977-1981. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2017.304095. 

 

McCauley, E., & Samples, L. (2017). Navigating the disability determination process from the perspective of justice-involved adults with serious mental illnesses. Community Mental Health Journal, 53(8), 905-915. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-017-0140-9. 

 

Zach, G., McCauley, E., Shin, M. B., & Brown, S. R. (2017). Long-term subsidies and SSI/SSDI income: Creating health promoting contexts for families experiencing housing instability with disabilities. Disability and Health Journal, 11(2), 214-220. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dhjo.2017.08.006. 

McCauley, E., & Brinkley-Rubinstein, L. (2017). Institutionalization and Incarceration. In K. Eckstrand & J. Potter (Eds.), Trauma, resilience, and health promotion for LGBT patients: What every healthcare provider should know. New York City, NY: Springer Press. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-54509-7_13.

In Progress

McCauley, E. Differential risks: How disability shapes the transition to adulthood for youth who age out of foster care. (Under Review).

Zielinski, M. J., Alkov, D., McCauley, E., Aminawung, J. A., Shavit, S., & Wang, E. Health and economic characteristics of recently incarcerated primary care patients with and without positive PTSD screening on intake. (Under Review).

McCauley, E., & Camille, P. Intergenerational health inequity: Consequences of parental incarceration on health access and health behaviors. (In Preparation).

 

McCauley, E. How parental incarceration shapes fertility. (In Preparation).

 

Harvey, T., McCauley, E., & Wang, E. Association between opening a jail and sexual transmitted infections in rural counties across the United States. (In Preparation).

McCauley, E. Money matters: Educational intervention and fiscal support for youth with disabilities who age out of foster care. (In Preparation).

Grants

2021, National Academy of Education / Spencer Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Finalist. $27,500. (Declined). 

2020, National Science Foundation Sociology Dissertation Improvement Grant to fund dissertation experiment examining the effect of paternal incarceration stigma on teachers' evaluation of students and their work. $16,000. Role: Co-PI.

2020, Fahs-Beck Doctoral Dissertation Grant funded by The New York Community Trust for Dissertation and Faculty Research in the Human Services to fund dissertation experiment examine the effect of maternal incarceration on teachers' expectations of student behavior. $5,000. Role: PI.

2020, Pilot Award funded by the National Institute for Drug Abuse (NIDA) and distributed through the Lifespan/Brown Criminal Justice Research Training Program to develop a database of daily jail incarceration from web scraping rosters from a random sample of counties. $16,200. Role: Sub-PI.

2020, ARDRAW Small Grant (funded through the Social Security Administration and  distributed  through Policy Research Inc.) to explore the relationship between various academic related services and employment during the transition to adulthood for youth who age out of foster care without finding a permanent placement who have disabilities. $10,000. Role: PI.

2020, Rapid Response Graduate Student Research Support Grant by the Cornell Population Center at Cornell University for a study examining the role of race and disability in police related deaths. $1,000. Role: PI.

2019, ARDRAW Small Grant (funded through the Social Security Administration and  distributed  through Policy Research Inc.) to explore how work-study programs moderate the relationship between disability and employment. $10,000. Role: PI.

2019, LifeSpan/Brown Criminal Justice Research Training Program on Substance Use, HIV, and Comorbidities in the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights traineeship.

2019, Seed Grant from the Center for the Study of Inequality at Cornell University to pilot an audit study examining the effect of implicit bias around parental incarceration stigma on teacher's assessment of student work and proposed discipline responses. $1,000. Role: PI.

2018, ARDRAW Small Grant (funded through the Social Security Administration and  distributed  through Policy Research Inc.) to explore how ACA expansion affects labor market activity, health insurance, and public assistance receipt for those with disabilities. $10,000. Role: PI.

 

2017, ARDRAW Small Grant (funded through the Social Security Administration and distributed through Policy Research Inc.) to explore how disability shapes work ability differentially by educational attainment. $10,000. Role: PI.

 

2016, Disability Determination Process Small Grant (funded through the Social Security Administration and distributed through Policy Research Inc.) to explore the how family member disability and housing instability are related. $10,000. Role: Co-PI.

 

2015, Disability Determination Process Small Grant (funded through the Social Security Administration and distributed through Policy Research Inc.) to explore the disability determination process for incarcerated adults. $10,000. Role: Co-PI.

Conferences

McCauley, E., May 2021, How parental incarceration shapes the timing and structure of fertility for children of incarcerated parents, Presentation, Population Association of America

McCauley, E., May 2021, Employment and independence int he transition to adulthood for youth with disabilities who age out of foster care, Poster, Population Association of America

McCauley, E., April 2021, Intergenerational health inequity: Consequences of parental incarceration on health care access and health behaviors, Presentation, Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health. 

McCauley, E., August 2020, Using linked administrative data to study child welfare, Workshop, American Sociological Association Conference. *Moved online due to COVID19. 

McCauley, E., August 2020, A leg up on employment or lost time? Work-study program participation and employment for those with disabilities, Presentation, American Sociological Association Conference. *Canceled due to COVID19. 

McCauley, E., April 2020, How disability shapes social exclusion during the transition to adulthood for youth who age out of foster care, Presentation, Population Association of America. *Canceled due to COVID19. 

McCauley, E., April 2020, Beyond the classroom: The intergenerational consequences of incarceration on children's academic and nonacademic outcomes in high school, Poster, Population Association of America. *Canceled due to COVID19.

McCauley, E., April 2019, Heterogeneity by race and gender in the effect of parental incarceration on sexual health, Presentation, Population Association of America.

 

McCauley, E., March 2019, The association between parental incarceration and sexual health and fertility, Presentation, Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

Eckenrode, J., & McCauley, E., January 2019, National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect: A resource for child welfare researchers, Workshop, Society for Social Work and Research Conference.

 

McCauley, E., November 2018, The effect of ACA expansion on labor market activity, insurance rates, and government support receipt for those with disabilities, Presentation, Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Conference.

 

McCauley, E., August 2018, The potential of college completion: How disability shapes labor market activity differentially by educational attainment and disability type, Presentation, American Sociological Association Conference.

 

McCauley, E., March 2018, The cumulative probability of arrest by disability status, race, and gender, Presentation, Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

 

McCauley, E., June 2017, Long-term subsidies and SSI/SSDI Income: Creating health promoting contexts for families experiencing housing instability with disabilities, Presentation, Biennial Conference for the Society for Community Research and Action.

 

McCauley, E., & Samples, L. March 2017, Navigating the disability determination process from the perspective of justice-involved adults with serious mental illnesses, Presentation, Eastern Sociological Society Conference.

 

Brinkley-Rubinstein, L., & McCauley, E., March 2015, Exploring healthcare experiences for incarcerated individuals who identify as transgender or gender non-conforming, Presentation, Academic & Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

Teaching

Fall 2018, Course Facilitator, PAM 6050: Principles of Population.

Dr. Litcher and Dr. Musick, Cornell University

 

Fall 2017, Teaching Assistant, PAM 3120/SOC 3150: Research Design Practice & Policy. 

Dr. Musick, Cornell University

 

2015-2016, Teaching Assistant, HOD 1300: Systematic Inquiry

Dr. Van Schaack, Vanderbilt University

 

2012-2014, Secondary Teacher, Spanish and Life Skills.

Stamford Academy, Stamford Connecticut

Awards

2021, Conference Support Award, Cornell Population Center.

2021, Young Professional Scholarship, Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

2019, Conference Support Award, Cornell Population Center.

2019, Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University.

 

2018, Young Professional Scholarship, Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

 

2017, Morgan Graduate Teaching Assistantship Recipient, Cornell University.

 

2016, Young Professional Scholarship, Academic and Health Policy Conference on Correctional Health.

2015 - 2016, Peabody Dean’s Graduate Award, Vanderbilt University.

Research Assistantships

Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research, Doctoral Associate with the National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect, Cornell University, Ithaca New York. 2017- Current. 

  • Duties: Conduct independent research projects using linked administrative data, lead data use trainings, and develop a data user community.

 

LifeSet Evaluation, New York City New York. Managed a large scale research project exploring the transition to adulthood for youth aging out of foster care and coming out of incarceration including an evaluation of the LifeSet program. Project employs both qualitative interviews and a tablet based rapid data collection effort consisting of weekly surveys for a year. 2020-Current

  • Duties: Manage undergraduate research assistant team, develop interview guides, develop surveys, conduct qualitative interviews, lead qualitative analysis team, conduct longitudinal quantitative analyses, and facilitate collaboration between the program developers, the social service organizations that employ the program, a multi-site research team (Cornell University and Duke University), and the Administration for Children and Families in New York City and nationally. 

COVID Prison Project. Conducted research using administrative data and contributor to the COVID case watch. 2020- Current. 

Project Return, Nashville Tennessee. Conducted a mixed-method evaluation of a mentoring program for previously incarcerated adult males with child support obligations. 2014-2016.           

  • Duties: Data cleaning, statistical inference and descriptive analyses using SAS, designing a qualitative interview guide, conducting qualitative interviews, using a general inductive approach to qualitative data analysis, assisting in grant reporting.

 

Department of Youth Services, Eugene Oregon. Conducted a mixed-method evaluation of two mentoring programs for formerly detained youth of color and assisted in the development of a culturally sensitive intake tool. 2011-2012.

  • Duties: Data cleaning, descriptive analyses using SAS, conducting qualitative interviews, general inductive analysis, and presenting results and recommendations. 

Professional Activities

2018-2020           Committee Member — Criminal Justice Data Development Group 

                              Ultimate Reentry Opportunity and Tompkins County Jail, Ithaca NY

 

2019-2020           Peer Mentor in Multicultural Academic Council Mentoring Program

                             Office of Inclusion and Student Engagement and Multicultural Academic Council

                             Cornell University

 

2017-2020           Peer Mentor—Graduate Students in Policy Analysis and Management

                              Cornell University

 

2017-2018           President—Graduate Students in Policy Analysis and Management

                              Cornell University

 

2014-2015           Student Representative—Curriculum Committee

                              Vanderbilt University

 

2014-2016           First-Year Student Representative—Peabody Graduate Student Association, ‘14

                              Executive Board—Peabody Graduate Student Association, ‘15

                              Vanderbilt University