Stefanie DeLuca, James Coleman Professor of Social Policy and Sociology, has been elected to the Sociological Research Association (SRA), an honor that recognizes her as one of the most successful researchers in her field. SRA is a highly selective 400-person society of sociological scholars founded in 1936, and annually elects up to only 14 new members based on their excellence in research. DeLuca’s work focuses on urban poverty, race, housing and educational inequality. She directs the Poverty and Inequality Research Lab at Hopkins, where she and her team of over 25 students and research staff conduct mixed-methods research to improve social policy. She will be in inducted at the 2021 American Sociological Association annual meeting.