Faculty

Anna Aizer

Associate Professor of Economics
Child health, Child support, Domestic violence, Medicaid, Poverty, United States, Welfare


	

Nathaniel Baum-Snow

Associate Professor of Economics and Urban Studies
China, Education, Housing, Labor economics, Land use patterns, Spatial analysis, Transportation, United States, Urbanization


	

Daniel Bjorkegren

Assistant Professor of Economics
Africa, Development, Industrial organization, Information technology, Mobile phones, Rwanda


	

Kenneth Chay

Professor of Economics
Community health, Labor and health economics, Microeconomics


	

Pedro Dal Bó

Associate Professor of Economics
Experimental economics, Game theory, Political economy


	

Andrew Foster

Director of the Population Studies & Training Center
Bangladesh, China, Demography, Development, Education, Empirical microeconomics, Environment, Fertility, Health, Households, Human capital, India, Institutions, Labor economics, Marriage, Mexico, United States


	

Rachel Franklin

Associate Director of Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
Fertility, GIS, Italy, Migration, Regional analytical tools, Spatial regression modeling, United States


	

Rachel Friedberg

Senior Lecturer of Economics
Economics of immigration, Israel, United States


	

Elizabeth Fussell

Associate Professor of Population Studies (Research)
Demography, Mexico, Migration, Population Change after Disaster, Sociology of Youth, Statistics/Methodology, United States


	

Omar Galárraga

Assistant Professor of Health Services Policy & Practice
Conditional economic incentives, economic evaluation and economic efficiency of health programs, Ghana, HIV, Kenya, Mexico, Social Health Insurance, South Africa


	

Oded Galor

Professor of Economics
Evolutionary economics, Growth and development, Population economics


	

Abigail Harrison

Assistant Professor (Research) of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Fertility and family planning, Gender, HIV/AIDS, Qualitative research, Sub-Saharan Africa


	

Justine Hastings

Associate Professor of Economics
Behavioral economics, Chile, Firm strategy, Industrial organization, Mexico, Public economics, Public policy, Regulation, United States


	

Patrick Heller

Professor of Sociology
Brazil, Comparative political economy, Democratization, Development, India, Political sociology, Social movements, South Africa


	

J. Vernon Henderson

Professor of Economics and Urban Studies
China, Indonesia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Urban and regional economics


	

Nathaniel Hilger

Assistant Professor of Economics
Economics of education


	

Dennis P. Hogan

Robert E. Turner Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Population Studies and Sociology and Professor of Population Studies (Research)
Disability, Ethiopia, Family lives, Fertility and family planning, Palestinian territories, Transition to adulthood, United States


	

Joseph Hogan

Professor of Biostatistics
Behavioral medicine, Causal inference, HIV/AIDS, Kenya, Longitudinal data analysis, Missing data


	

Marida Hollos

Professor of Anthropology
Fertility, Gender, Infertility, Motherhood, Nigeria, Tanzania


	

Margot Jackson

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Children and families, Health, Inequality and poverty, United Kingdom, United States


	

David Kertzer

Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies
Anthropological demography, Contemporary Italian society and politics, Demography, European historical demography, Italy, Political economy and family systems, Politics and culture, Religion, Vatican


	

Jessaca Leinaweaver

Associate Professor of Anthropology
Adoption, Aging, Anthropological demography, Caregiving, Childhood, Family, Gender, Latin America, Migration, Peru, Reproduction, Spain, Western Europe


	

David P. Lindstrom

Professor of Sociology
Contraception, Ethiopia, Fertility, Guatemala, Mexico, Migration, Reproductive health


	

John Logan

Director of Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
China, Family, Immigration, Migration, Political sociology, Race and ethnicity, Spatial analysis, United States, Urban sociology


	

Eric Loucks

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Biomarkers, Coronary heart disease, Education, Epidemiology, Health


	

Glenn C. Loury

Professor of Economics
Cognitive theories of racial stigma, Dysfunctional social identity, Race and inequality, Racial affirmative action, Status transmission across generations


	

Mark Lurie

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology
Antiretroviral therapy, HIV/AIDS, Infectious diseases, mathematical modeling, Migration, South Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa


	

Katherine A. Mason

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Anthropological demography, bioethics, China, Ethnicity, Gender, Global health, infectious disease, Migration, population health, Race, U.S., Urbanization


	

Stephen McGarvey

Professor (Research) of Epidemiology and Anthropology
Environmental health, Global health, Human population biology, Non-communicable diseases, Nutrition transition, Tropical parasitology


	

Stelios Michalopoulos

Assistant Professor of Economics
Africa, Culture, Development, Economic growth, Ethnicity, Inequality, Institutions, Islam, Mozambique


	

Kaivan Munshi

Adjunct Professor of Population Studies
Economic development, India, Institutions, Mexico, Population and demography, Social networks, United States


	

Sriniketh Nagavarapu

Assistant Professor of Economics
Applied microeconomics, Brazil, Development, Economic growth, India, Labor economics, Mexico, United States


	

John Papay

Assistant Professor of Education and Economics
Consequences of state tests, Postsecondary education choices, Teacher career growth, Teacher hiring and evaluation practices, United States


	

Christina Hull Paxson

President of Brown University
Aging, Child health and well-being, Health, Inequality, Labor economics, Life course, United States


	

Mark M. Pitt

Professor of Population Studies (Research)
Adult outcomes, Bangladesh, Gender, Health, Households, Indonesia, Micro-credit programs, Migration, Nutrition


	

Anja Sautmann

Assistant Professor of Economics
Development, Experimental economics, India, Marriage, Microeconomics


	

David A. Savitz

Professor of Epidemiology and Obstetrics & Gynecology
Fertility, Health risks from environmental exposures, Pregnancy, United States


	

Susan E. Short

Professor of Sociology
Family, Gender, Households, Inequality, Methods, Reproductive health, Social demography


	

Daniel Jordan Smith

Professor of Anthropology
Anthropological demography, corruption, HIV/AIDS, Medical anthropology, Migration, Nigeria, Pentecostal Christianity, Political culture, Sub-Saharan Africa


	

Matthew Turner

Professor of Economics
China, Cities, Climate change, Transportation infrastructure, United States, Urbanization


	

John Tyler

Professor of Education
Economics of education, Evaluation Research, Quantitative methods, United States


	

Leah VanWey

Associate Director of the Population Studies & Training Center
Brazil, Environment and Development, Land change development, Mexico, Migration, Population and environment, Uganda


	

David Weil

Professor of Economics
Africa, Economic growth, Health, Population aging, United States, World


	

Michael J. White

Professor of Sociology
China, Demography, Environment, Ghana, Immigration, Italy, Social policy, South Africa, United States, Urban sociology, Vietnam