Erica Phillips, PhD is an Associate Director in the Center for the Study of Student Life. She conducts and coordinates multi-institutional research projects, The Study on Collegiate Financial Wellness and the College Prescription Drug Study. She also works on assessments with Student Life departments. Erica has an MA and PhD in Sociology from Ohio State. Erica's research interests include higher education, student finances and inequality. She has recently published her research in the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, and the Journal of Family and Economic Issues.