July 20, 2018
PSTC Faculty Associate Elizabeth Fussell examines use of data to analyze environmental disasters and their consequences for older adults.
July 19, 2018
PSTC Trainee Meghan Caven will teach a course on Schools and Social Inequality at Wheaton College this year.
July 11, 2018
PSTC Trainee Jennifer Bouek has won the 2018 ASA's Thompson Graduate Student Paper Award.
June 21, 2018
Three students to do research and be mentored at the PSTC this summer.
June 20, 2018
Trainees Tate Kihara, Janet Carolina Lopez, and Haoming Song presented their research at the GIS Institute Conference.
June 18, 2018
Catch up with the latest in the Spring 2018 edition of the PSTC newsletter.
June 5, 2018
The PSTC is now accepting applications to develop collaborative population-related projects. Applications due June 10.
June 4, 2018
PSTC faculty associates convene Brown International Advanced Research Institutes (BIARI) on campus and across the globe.
June 1, 2018
Several PSTC faculty associates are being promoted by Brown University, effective July 1.
In the News
August 11, 2018 | The Hill | Jessaca Leinaweaver
Anthropologist Jessaca Leinaweaver writes about the 2020 Census citizenship question and the possibility of doing demography without numbers.
Women in India pay more, travel farther, and attend lower ranked colleges in order to stay safe, says study by PSTC alum Girija Borker (Economics Phd '18).
August 3, 2018 | Education Week | Matthew Kraft
Instructional coaching for teachers improves instructional practice and student achievement, says PSTC associate Matthew Kraft.
August 2, 2018 | Slate | Emily Oster
You can’t find reliable diet advice in the news, says PSTC economist Emily Oster. And the studies are themselves subject to significant bias.
August 1, 2018 | The College Fix | Glenn Loury
PSTC economist Glenn Loury examines the statistical model used for Harvard admissions.
July 31, 2018 | New York Times | John Logan
The census is becoming a political tool, says sociologist John Logan in regard to the proposed citizenship question.
July 30, 2018 | Michigan Radio (NPR) | David Savitz
Widespread use of PFAS means new contamination sites are “almost inevitable,” says PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz.