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.
- At the cellular level, a child’s loss of a father is associated with increased stress In a study published July 18 in the journal Pediatrics, a team of researchers, including those from Princeton University, report that the loss of a father has a significant adverse effect on telomeres, the protective nucleoprotein end caps of chromosomes.
- Juliette Hackett was awarded the The Charles F. Westoff Prize in Demography for her thesis titled: Paths to Polarization: The Development of Abortion Views in Two Generations of Elite American College Students. The Charles F. Westoff Prize in Demography was established by the Office of Population Research in 1992, to be awarded yearly to an undergraduate or graduate student for excellence in demographic studies. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.
- Louis Donnelly is a PAA 2017 Poster Session Winner - The Protective Effects of Housing Assistance Programs on Eviction • Louis Donnelly* Louis J.Donnelly, Postdoctoral Research Associate, CRCW and Sara McLanahan, Princeton University; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Irwin Garfinkel, Columbia University
- Cheng Cheng is a PAA 2017 Poster Session Winner - Women's Education and Household Decision-Making From a Multi-Generational Perspective • Cheng Cheng, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology
- Janet Currie Receives an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Zurich Janet M.Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Chair, Department of Economics; Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing