Qianyi Shi

Title & Affiliation
Graduate Research Assistant Social and Education Policy Research Program


  • M.A., 2016, Sociology, University of Iowa
  • B.A., 2013, Sociology, University of Iowa

Qianyi Shi is a graduate research assistant working with the University of Iowa Public Policy Center and a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology in the UI College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She is currently working with Sarah Bruch on research support related to the Community Impact Grant, PPC Office of Outreach and Engagement, and other related projects. 

Research Interests

  • Inequality and social stratification
  • Social capital and trust