The Office of Population Research (OPR) at Princeton University is a leading demographic research and training center. OPR has a distinguished history of contributions in formal demography and the study of fertility change. In recent years there has been increasing research activity in the areas of health and wellbeing, social demography, and migration and urbanization.
The spring series of Notestein seminars has come to a close. A new series will start next fall.
For information about the seminars, including listings of previous schedules, click on seminars under research on the left-hand column.
OPR - The First 75 Years
For materials related to our 50th and 75th anniversary celebrations, including links to our Facebook page and YouTube channel, please visit our anniversary page, which can also be reached by clicking on the seal found on the top right corner of every page on this website.
OPR Associate Susan Fiske (Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology) has just been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Read the NAS Press Release:
Marta Tienda, Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies. Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs was featured in this New York Times Room for Debate article posted 04/17/2013.
Charlotte Ellertson, WWS MPA and PhD., Founder Of Ibis Reproductive Health, is listed as one of the 50 women who shaped America's health in this Huffington Post article posted 03/19/2013.
Sara McLanahan is the 2013 Recipient of the Prestigious Thomas C. Schelling Award from Harvard University. Read more.
João Biehl, the Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology, has been selected to receive the 2013 J.I. Staley Prize for his book "Vita: Life in a Zone of Social Abandonment." Read more.
OPR's Annual Report for 2011 has been published:
The file size is ~ 3MB. Links to earlier reports may be found in the research projects section.
Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Wallace Hall, Princeton NJ 08544
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