People

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

Anthropology
Ghana, Global health, NGOs, Tuberculosis


	

Parsa Bastani

Anthropology
Addiction, Health, Illicit drugs, Iran


	

Rebecca Bell-Martin

Political Science
Latin American politics, Political participation, Political violence


	

Benjamin Bellman

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


	

Fiori Berhane

Anthropology
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

Economics
Development, gender and policy


	

Jennifer Bouek

Sociology
Health and Inequality


	

Samuel Brown

Economics
Development, Health


	

Stephen Buka

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


	

Rui F. Carvalho

Sociology
International migration, Urban sociology


	

Meghan Caven

Sociology
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

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


	

Mahesh Dahal

Economics
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

Anthropology
Development, Identity politics, Race/Ethnicity, Resource politics


	

Francesco Maria Esposito

Economics
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

Economics
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

Economics
Development Economics; Social sectors of Health and Education


	

Kimberly Glazer

Public Health
Maternal morbidity and mortality, Reproductive and perinatal epidemiology


	

David Glick

Economics
Inequality, Poverty


	

Jamie Hansen-Lewis

Economics
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

Anthropology
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

Sociology
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

Economics
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


	

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

Sociology
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

Sociology
International migration, Race and ethnicity, Social Inequality


	

Alice Larotonda

Anthropology
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

Sociology
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

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

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

Economics
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

Economics
Education, Health, Inequality, Labor economics


	

Hannah Marshall

Anthropology
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

Economics
Applied microeconomics, Growth, Political economy


	

Robert Patrick Mayne

Sociology
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

Sociology
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

Economics
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

Economics
Agriculture, Development, Households, Sub-Saharan Africa


	

Bryan Moorefield

Anthropology
Guestworkers, Transnational labor migration


	

Tyler Myroniuk

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


	

Isabelle Notter

Sociology
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

Sociology
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

Economics
Development, environmental economics, Trade


	

Chantel Pheiffer

Sociology
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

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


	

Nicholas Reynolds

Economics
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

Economics
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

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


	

Nicholas Stacey

Economics
Development, Health


	

Samee Sulaiman

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


	

Amy Teller

Sociology
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

Sociology


	

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

Economics
Development, Economics, Urban economics


	

Sagar Wadhwa

Economics
Development economics, Education, Gender


	

Rebecca Wang

Sociology
Migration, Population aging, Public policy


	

David Weil

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


	

Aaron Weisbrod

Economics
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

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


	

Xuan Zhang

Economics
Development, Health and Political Economy


	

Xinyi Zhang

Economics
Development, Inequality