The principal investigator for the UW BHS project is Charles
Hirschman, a Boeing International Professor in the Department of
Sociology and the Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs at the
University of Washington. The co-investigator is Gunnar Almgren, an Associate Professor in the School of
Social Work. Co-investigators on the project have included faculty
specializing in labor economics, sociology, demography, and social work.
Over the years, the UW BHS project has had a large
number of dedicated research and support personnel. Many of the
University of Washington undergraduates who have worked on the project
have gone on to graduate school in the social sciences and other
A Recent Photo of the UW BHS Research
UW BHS Team Members
Back Row (left to
right): Gunnar Almgren, Tony Perez, Allison Dunne,
Charles Hirschman, Patty Glynn with Merry, Mindy Szeto, Lynne Taguchi.
(left to right): Nikolas Pharris-Ciurej, Elizabeth Ackert, Paula
Nurius, Deleena Patton, Dzung Kieu Vu with Allie.