Population Studies & Training Center

Getting Out of the Hood

John Logan discusses his research on how neighborhoods change and boundaries are drawn between racial groups.


PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Associate and Associate Professor of Population Studies (Research) Elizabeth Fussell has received a Salomon Faculty Research Award for her work on the demography shifts in New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina. Read more...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – PSTC Trainees Paula Dias (Anthropology), Weeam Hammoudeh (Sociology), and Colin Johnson (Political Science) were among 21 Brown University graduate students to receive interdisciplinary opportunity awards for 2015-2016. Brown is piloting the new program in the coming year to support and "provide an enhanced context for advanced doctoral students.” Read more...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The 2015 Pulitzer Prize for biography-autobiography has been awarded to PSTC Associate David Kertzer, the Paul R. Dupee Jr. Professor of Social Science and Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies, for his book The Pope and Mussolini: The Secret History of Pius XI and the Rise of Fascism in Europe.  Read more...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – One of the longest continuously funded demography training programs in the country has selected its graduate student fellows for the coming academic year. Brown University’s Population Studies and Training Center recently named Meghan Caven (Sociology), Sara Hefny (Anthropology), Marcia P. Jimenez (Epidemiology), Michelle Marcus (Economics), and Svetoslava Milusheva (Economics) as recipients for the 27th year of the fellowships. Read more...