Trisi joined the Center in January 2007 as a Research Associate in the Welfare Reform and Income Support Division. He works on issues related to poverty, income inequality, and the TANF program.
Before coming to the Center, he worked as a Program Associate at USAction, providing research and field support for their federal budget and tax campaigns.
Trisi holds a B.A. degree from Pomona College and a Masters in Latin American Studies degree from the University of California, Berkeley.
- A Guide to Statistics on Historical Trends in Income Inequality
- 2011’s Decline in Uninsured is Largest in 13 Years, but Median Income Fell, Inequality Widened, and Poverty Stayed Flat
- Declines in Unemployment Benefits and Government Employment Shaped Poverty Trends in 2011, Preliminary Data Suggest
- TANF Weakening as a Safety Net For Poor Families
- Poverty Rate Second-Highest in 45 Years; Record Numbers Lacked Health Insurance, Lived in Deep Poverty