Susan E. Short

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


Zhenchao Qian

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


Chinyere Agbai

Health, Inequality, Poverty, Urban sociology


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


Whitney Arey

Ghana, Global health, NGOs, Tuberculosis


Hilary Barker

Family, Inequality, Sexual and reproductive health


Parsa Bastani

Addiction, Health, Illicit drugs, Iran


Benjamin Bellman

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


Fiori Berhane

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


Daniel Björkegren

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


Girija Borker

Development, gender and policy


Jennifer Bouek

Health and Inequality


Stephen Buka

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


Logan Casey

Office Assistant


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


Courtney Choy

Public Health
Cardiometabolic non-communicable diseases, Early childhood development, Epidemiology, Pacific Islander health, Samoa


Terry-Ann Craigie

Associate Professor of Economics, Connecticut College
Child wellbeing, Criminal justice reform, Family formation, Mass incarceration, Race and gender discrimination


Pedro Dal Bó

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


Joseph Danko

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies and Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
Big data, Cities, Data analytics, Demographic change, Economic development, GIScience applications, Human-environmental interactions, Place promotion, Real estate, Socioeconomic issues in a spatial context, Urban design


Teresa DeAtley

Public Health
Advocacy, Domestic and international tobacco control policy, Tobacco regulatory science, Vulnerable populations


Kira DiClemente

Public Health
Family planning, Female empowerment, Global sustainable development, Sexual and reproductive health


Karolina Dos Santos

Caribbean, Latin America, Migration, Sociology of migration


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


Andrea Flores

Assistant Professor of Education
Adolescence and early adulthood, Anthropological demography, Citizenship and belonging, Educational access and persistence, Higher education, Immigration and migration, United States


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


Rachel Friedberg

Senior Lecturer in 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 and Environment and Society (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


Omar Galárraga

Associate 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


Alexis Grant

Training Program Aide


Christopher Graziul

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


Mark Gross

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies
Inequality, Migration, South Africa, Urbanization, Violence


Matthew Gutmann

Professor of Anthropology
China, Gender and sexuality, Mexico, Migration, Reproductive health


Shanelle Haile

African diaspora, Economic and social remittances, Social mobility, Sub-Saharan Africa, Sustainable development, Transnational migration


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 Emeritus of Population Studies
China, Indonesia, Sub-Saharan Africa, Urban and regional economics


Fabiola Hernandez

Childbirth experiences, Ethnography, Maternal healthcare and disparities, Peru, Women's reproductive health


Anairis Hernandez Jabalera

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


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


Stefan Hut

Development, Labor economics


Margot Jackson

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


Marcia P. Jimenez

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


Jo-Ann Joyal

Grants and Contract Specialist
Grant administration, Proposal preparation


Nina Joyce

Investigator in Health Services, Policy and Practice
Built environment and access to health care, End of life care, Long-term care, Mental health, Palliative and hospice care, Pediatric pharmacoepidemiology


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


Tate Kihara

Demography, Immigration, Political participation, United States


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

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


Mao-Mei Liu

Lecturer in Sociology, University of California, Berkeley
Family, Gender, International migration, Social demography, Social networks


Zhen Liu

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


John Logan

Professor of Sociology
China, Family, Immigration, Migration, Political sociology, Race and ethnicity, Spatial analysis, United States, Urban sociology


Janet Carolina Lopez

Applied microeconomics, Development economics, Education, Human capital


Laura López-Sanders

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Immigration, Organizational and institutional processes and outcomes, Public policy, Race and ethnic relations, Social Inequality


Eric Loucks

Associate 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


Jerome Marston

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


Katherine A. Mason

Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Anthropological demography, bioethics, China, Global health, Health equity, infectious disease, Mental illness, Migration, population health, Postpartum period


Patrick Mayer

Applied microeconomics, Growth, Political economy


Robert Patrick Mayne

Health, Inequality, Neighborhoods


Isaac Mbiti

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics, University of Virginia
East Africa, Economic development, Education policy, West Africa


Stephen McGarvey

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


Kristen McNeill

Gender relations, International development, Intra-household resource allocation


Erin Mellett

American deaf community, Deaf culture, Deaf immigrants, Medical anthropology


Stelios Michalopoulos

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


Elisabeta Minca

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies and Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
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


Isabelle Notter

Migration, Residential segregation, Social demography, Urban sociology


Adedotun Ogunbajo

Public Health
Health disparities and inequity, HIV prevention and treatment, Mental health, Substance use in racial and sexual minority communities


Don Operario

Professor of Behavior and Social Sciences
Behavioral and biomedical HIV prevention interventions, Health equity and social justice, Marginalized social identities and health, Sexual and gender minority populations


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 Public Affairs and Sociology
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


Madison Paulk

Belonging and identity, Gender, South Africa, Transnational migration, Violence


Christina Hull Paxson

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


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


Louis Putterman

Professor of Economics
China, Comparative economic development, Human interaction, Income inequality, Inter-ethnic interactions, Social norms and institutions, Tanzania


David Enrique Rangel

Assistant Professor of Education
Educational inequality, Race and ethnicity, Social psychology, Social stratification


Nicholas Reynolds

Economic growth, Geography, Innovation


Lindsey Reynolds

Visiting Scholar
Family, Global health, HIV/AIDS, Humanitarian intervention, Social change, Social reproduction, Youth


Adrian Rubli

Development, Health, Urban economics


David A. Savitz

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


Daniel Schleith

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies and Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
Accessibility, Big data, Commuting, Geographical Information Science and systems, Spatial statistics, Urban and transportation geographies


Eric Seymour

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies and Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
Displacement, Housing, Neighborhood change, Real estate, Shrinking cities


Jesse Shapiro

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


Yifan Shen

Family and marriage, Mate selection, Social Inequality


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


Elyse Singer

Postdoctoral Fellow in Population Studies
Citizenship, Cultural anthropology, Gender, Human rights, Medical anthropology, Reproductive health


Daniel Jordan Smith

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


Haoming Song

Family, Fertility, Gender, Social Inequality, Spatial Demography


Esha Sraboni

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


Bryce Steinberg

Stephen Robert Assistant Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs


Samee Sulaiman

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


Amy Teller

Demography of climate change adaptation, Environmental resources and population wellbeing


Ming-Chang Tsai

Research Fellow, Center for Asia-Pacific Area Studies, RCHSS, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Family and youth, Globalization, Migration, Social indicators, Well-being


Shunsuke Tsuda

Agriculture, Development microeconomics, Economic geography, India, Political conflict and violence, Social networks


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


Junan Zhang

PhD candidate, Department of Sociology, Shanghai University
Health inequality, Medical social work, Mental health, Social capital


Yun Zhou

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies
Agent-based computational demography, Family, Fertility, Gender, Inequality and Stratification, Quantitative and mixed methods


Ieva Žumbytė

China, Development and sustainability, Gender and work and family, India, Public policy, Spatial analysis