Maria Abascal

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies
Diversity, Im/migration, Intergroup Relations, Race/Ethnicity


Anna Aizer

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


Thomas Alarie

Manager of Finance and Administration
Budget preparation, Facilities maintenance, Grant administration, Human resources, Proposal preparation, Purchasing


Luc Anselin

Visiting Scholar
Epidemiology, Political Science and criminology, Real estate and environmental economics, Spatial data analysis and geographic information science with applications in regional economics


Whitney Arey

Ghana, Global health, NGOs, Tuberculosis


Parsa Bastani

Addiction, Health, Illicit drugs, Iran


Rebecca Bell-Martin

Political Science
Latin American politics, Political participation, Political violence


Benjamin Bellman

Global urbanization, Population change, Residential segregation, Spatial analysis, Urban sociology


Fiori Berhane

Eritrea, Italy, Political belonging, Refugees, Transnational political activity


Daniel Bjorkegren

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


Girija Borker

Development, gender and policy


Jennifer Bouek

Health and Inequality


Samuel Brown

Development, Health


Stephen Buka

Professor of Epidemiology
Behavioral and psychiatric disorders, Birth complications, Environmental hazards, maternal and child health, substance use


Rui F. Carvalho

International migration, Urban sociology


Meghan Caven

Education, Organizations, Political sociology, Public policy, Race and ethnicity, Social stratification, Urban sociology


Kenneth Chay

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


Chelsea Cormier McSwiggin

African diasporic religions, Ethnicity, Healthcare relations, Immigration, Sexuality and gender


Mahesh Dahal

Development, Education, Labor, Poverty and inequality


Pedro Dal Bó

Associate Professor of Economics
Experimental economics, Game theory, Latin America, Political economy, United States, World


Paula Dias

Development, Identity politics, Race/Ethnicity, Resource politics


Francesco Maria Esposito

Applied economics, Economics of media, Political economy, Public economics


Jo Fisher

Editor and Project Manager
Editing, Non-scientific grant writing support, Print and web communications


Linford D. Fisher

Associate Professor of History
Atlantic World and Colonial American history, Forced migration and mobility in the Early Modern Atlantic, Native American history, Religion, Slavery


Andrew Foster

Professor of Economics and Health Services Policy and Practice
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)
Europe, Migration, Population diversity and composition, Population loss/decline, Spatial analysis, Spatial Demography, United States


Nathan Frey

Research Associate in Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and Population Studies
Human-environment interactions, Population geography, Social demography, Spatial analysis, Urban geography, Urban history


Rachel Friedberg

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


John Friedman

Associate Professor of Economics
Education, Healthcare, Retirement, Taxation, United States


Elizabeth Fussell

Associate Professor of Population Studies (Research)
Attitudes toward immigrants, Health effects of disasters and displacement, Latin America, Mexican migration to the United States, Mexico, Population change after disasters, Transition to adulthood


Margarita Gafaro

Development, Gender and Agriculture.


Omar Galárraga

Assistant Professor of Health Services Policy and 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


Vaishali Garga

Development Economics; Social sectors of Health and Education


Kimberly Glazer

Public Health
Maternal morbidity and mortality, Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology


David Glick

Inequality, Poverty


Christopher Graziul

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and Population Studies
Political sociology, Quantitative methods, Sociology of religion, Urban sociology


Jamie Hansen-Lewis

Development economics, environmental 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

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


Sara Hefny

Cultural heritage, Europe, Food and foodways, Integration and assimilation, Memory and identity, Middle East, Migration


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


Anairis Hernandez Jabalera

Caregiving and migration, Demography of family, Time use studies, Unpaid work and gender


Nathaniel Hilger

Assistant Professor of Economics
Economics of education, Labor economics, Public economics


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
Childlessness, Fertility, Infertility, Motherhood, Nigeria, Post-socialist countries, Tanzania


Stefan Hut

Development, Labor economics


Margot Jackson

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


Rehan Rafay Jamil

Political Science
Informal institutions, Poverty and inequality, Social service provision, South Asian politics


Marcia P. Jimenez

Public Health
Cardiovascular disease, Social determinants of health, Statistical methodology


Colin Johnson

Political Science
Education, Migration, Political mobilitization in the former USSR, Population decline


Jo-Ann Joyal

Grants and Contract Specialist
Grant administration, Proposal preparation


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


Svenja Kopyciok

Immigration, Islam in Europe, Labor market integration, Social in-/exclusion


Paul Koussa

Director of Computing Services
Applications development, Auxiliary operation and support, Desktop integration, IT security and privacy issues, IT strategic and operational planning, Linux/UNIX support, Networks


Matthew Kraft

Assistant Professor of Education and Economics
Economics of education, Education policy analysis, School organizational capacity, Teacher effectiveness and evaluation, Teacher-parent communication


Nicole Kreisberg

International migration, Race and ethnicity, Social Inequality


Alice Larotonda

Cabo Verde, Caregiving, Global health, Healthcare, Infant and child health, Reproduction


Jessaca Leinaweaver

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


Xinqi Cynthia Li

Health Services, Policy, and Practice
Economic incentives in healthcare, Health and healthcare disparities, Health insurance design, Health reforms


David P. Lindstrom

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


Zhen Liu

Adolescent Health, Africa, Asian Immigrants, China, Demography, Migration, Spatial Sociology, Statistical Methods, Urban sociology


Mao-Mei Liu

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Family, Gender, International migration, Social demography, Social networks


John Logan

Professor of Sociology
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

Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences
Cognitive theories of racial stigma, Dysfunctional social identity, Race and inequality, Racial affirmative action, Status transmission across generations


Amanda Loyola

Public and labor economics


Mark Lurie

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


Michelle Marcus

Education, Health, Inequality, Labor economics


Hannah Marshall

Criminal justice, East Africa, Inequality


Jerome Marston

Political Science
Latin America, Refugees, Research design, Sampling difficult-to-reach populations


Matthew Martinez

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and Population Studies
Education, Neighborhoods, Poverty, Race/Ethnicity, Religion


Katherine A. Mason

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


Patrick Mayer

Applied microeconomics, Growth, Political economy


Robert Patrick Mayne

Health, Inequality, Neighborhoods


Stephen McGarvey

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


Kristen McNeill

Gender relations, International development, Intra-household resource allocation


Stelios Michalopoulos

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


Casey James Miller

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Population Studies
Civil society, Family, Gender, HIV/AIDS, Kinship, LGBT/Queer studies, Marriage, NGOs, Sexuality


Bryce Millett Steinberg

Postdoctoral Fellow at the Watson Institute, Collaborative PSTC Reseacher
Education, Health, Human capital, Market forces


Sveta Milusheva

Development, Economic growth, Migration


Elisabeta Minca

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and Population Studies
Children’s welfare, Nutrition & health, Quantitative methods, Race and class, Social demography, Transition to adulthood


Ken Miura

Agriculture, Development, Households, Sub-Saharan Africa


Bryan Moorefield

Guestworkers, Transnational labor migration


Tyler Myroniuk

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies
Fertility, Marriage, Mental health, Migration, Physical health, Social capital


Isabelle Notter

Migration, Residential segregation, Social demography, Urban sociology


Brianna Osetinsky

Public Health
Access to care, Child and maternal health, Health systems strengthening, HIV/AIDS


Emily Oster

Professor of Economics
Development economics, Health


Jayanti Owens

Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Policy
Children and families, Demography, Education, Gender, population health, Stratification, Work and organizations


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


Tina M. Park

Asian Americans, Housing, Immigrant Assimilation/ Incorporation, Race & Ethnicity in America, Social Inequality, Spatial statistics, Urban sociology


Christina Hull Paxson

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


Heitor Pellegrina

Development, environmental economics, Trade


Chantel Pheiffer

Development, Migration, Urbanization


Mark M. Pitt

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


Zhenchao Qian

Associate Director of the Population Studies and Training Center
China, Family demography, Immigration, Race and ethnicity, Social Inequality, United States


Ayalu Alex Reda

Applied statistics, Demography, Family demography, Longitudinal/panel data, population health, Sociology, Surveys


Nicholas Reynolds

Economic growth, Geography, Innovation


Lindsey Reynolds

Assistant Professor of Population Studies (Research)
Family, Global health, HIV/AIDS, Humanitarian intervention, Social change, Social reproduction, Youth


Adrian Rubli

Development, Health, Urban economics


Ida Sahlu

Public Health
Infectious diseases, maternal and child health, population migration and assessing the impact of treatment interventions on health outcomes in low-resource settings


Anja Sautmann

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


David A. Savitz

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


Jesse Shapiro

George S. and Nancy B. Parker Professor of Economics
Industrial organization, Political economy


Susan E. Short

Director of the Population Studies and Training Center
China, Family, Gender, Inequality, Lesotho, Reproductive health, Research methods, Social genomics


Susan Silveira

Administrative and Financial Coordinator
Colloquia and other event coordination, Day-to-day administrative and clerical services, Purchasing, Room scheduling, Travel planning and reimbursement


Daniel Jordan Smith

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


Esha Sraboni

Development and inequality, Gender, Marriage and family, Migration and remittances, program evaluation


Nicholas Stacey

Development, Health


Samee Sulaiman

Disability, Islamic studies, Liberalism, Middle East, Sectarianism, War


Amy Teller

Demography of climate change adaptation, Environmental resources and population wellbeing


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


Yashas Vaidya



Leah VanWey

Professor of Sociology
Brazil, Environment and Development, Land change development, Mexico, Migration, Population and environment, Uganda


Júlia Vich-Bertran

Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Studies
Adoption, Child circulation, China, Gender, Globalization and transnationalism, Intercultural relationships, Kinship, Migration, Social networks, Transnational families


William Violette

Development, Economics, Urban economics


Sagar Wadhwa

Development economics, Education, Gender


Rebecca Wang

Migration, Population aging, Public policy


David Weil

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


Aaron Weisbrod

Competition and regulation, Development economics, Energy, Industrial organization, Urbanization


Michael J. White

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


Ana Karina Wildman

Assistant Director
Center operations, Communications, Corporate and foundation relations liaison, Research administration, Training program management


Cadence Willse

Political Science
Education, Inequality, Policy Evaluation


Jarrod Winsor

Systems Administrator
Computer access, Computer hardware and software maintenance, General IT and desktop support


Hong Xia

Research and Programming Analyst
Data management, Programming, Trainee consultation


Amanda Zagame

Education, Family demography, Gender, Religion, Service learning, Social work


Xuan Zhang

Development, Health and Political Economy


Xinyi Zhang

Development, Inequality