How Social Security Administration Appeals Fare in the Federal Trial Courts


Funded by National Science Foundation Grant SES-1626932, Law and Social Sciences and Science of Organizations Programs.
  • Principal Investigator: Christina L. Boyd
  • Co-Principal Investigators: Scott H. Ainsworth and Michael S. Lynch

Data collection ongoing through 2019

Project Managers and Team Leaders

  • Alexandra Poth
  • Colin Phillips
  • Ted Rossier


Graduate Student Researchers

  • Madison Conkel
  • Elise Hynd
  • Adam Rutkowski
  • Mariliz Kastberg-Leonard
  • Alice Barker
  • Bryan Black






Undergraduate Student Researchers

  • Ololade Akintunde
  • Zackary Blanton
  • Griffin Braid
  • Maddie Bruning
  • Claire Brunner
  • Owen Carrick
  • Briana Clark
  • Aaron Cooperman
  • Alex Corluyan
  • Mary Davidson
  • Olivia De Quesada
  • Jennifer Edwards
  • Dequan Foster
  • Robina Gallagher
  • Melissa Hawkins
  • Caitlin Henderson
  • Alexis Kenny
  • Alison Lamb


  • Kali Mathews
  • Ian McGaughey
  • Jordan McGill
  • Genesis Moore
  • Peyton Patterson
  • Rebekah Phelps
  • Reid Powell
  • Wes Rahn
  • Jennie Racher
  • Hannah Randon
  • Mackenzie Rastello
  • Caitlin Rueden
  • Siara Sitar
  • Cullen Threlkeld
  • Andrew Tyner
  • Madison Whitley
  • Zachary Williams