Former PSTC director elected PAA president-elect

November 8, 2017

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – John Casterline has been elected the president-elect of the Population Association of America. Casterline, now a professor in population studies in the Department of Sociology at The Ohio State University, was the PSTC director from 1992-1994. He taught at Brown from 1984-1994 before continuing on to positions at The Population Council and Penn State University. He currently serves as the director of the Institute for Population Research at Ohio State. His one-year term as PAA president-elect will begin January 1. 

PSTC alum John Iceland, '97, professor of sociology and demography at Penn State, will serve as PAA's vice president beginning January 1. PSTC faculty associates Zhenchao Qian and Leah VanWey are serving three-year terms on the board, along with PSTC alums Rebecca Clark of the NIH and Michael Randell of the University of Maryland.