Areas of Expertise:
poverty and education | social class | economic inequality | children and social identity
Rashmita Mistry is a professor of education and vice chair of undergraduate education at the UCLA Graduate School of Education & Information Studies.
Mistry's research focuses on the consequences of poverty and economic stress on child and family well-being; young children’s reasoning about social class and economic inequality; and children’s social identity development.
She has also studied effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health, development and well-being of children.