Steve joined the Robert Graham Center in 2005. He is currently the research director, both overseeing and contributing to the center's analytical activities. Previously, as a sociologist and social statistician, he was on faculty at the University of Virginia, and a researcher at the Southeastern Rural Mental Health Research Center. Steve has taught courses in graduate and undergraduate statistics, welfare policy, and problems of urban life and sociology of work. He earned a PhD in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, and an undergraduate degree in sociology and anthropology from Haverford College.