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Faculty and Research Scholars

Adsera photo Alicia Adsera, Associate Research Scholar and Lecturer. Ph.D., Economics, Boston University, 1996. Interests: fertility, household formation and labor market institutions, migration, income distribution and political economy, international and regional development, and press freedom.

Altmann photo Jeanne Altmann, Eugene Higgins Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Emeritus. Ph.D., Behavioral Sciences, University of Chicago, 1979. Interests: non-experimental research design and analysis, ecology and evolution of family relationships and of behavioral development; primate demography and life histories, parent-offspring relationships; infancy and the ontogeny of behavior and social relationships, conservation education and behavioral aspects of conservation.

Armstrong photo Elizabeth Armstrong, Associate Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology and Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 1998. Interests: public health, the history and sociology of medicine, risk in obstetrics, and biomedical ethics.

Biehl photo João Biehl, Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology. Co-Director, Program in Global Health and Health Policy. Ph.D., Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley, 1999. Interests: Socio-cultural and Medical Anthropology; Social Studies of Science and Technology; Global Health; Culture and Mental Illness; HIV/AIDS; Pharmaceuticals; Health and Human Rights; Religion and Society; Subjectivity; Ethnographic Methods; Contemporary Social Theory; Latin American Societies; Brazil.

Case photo Anne C. Case, Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs. Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1988. Interests: microeconomic foundations of development, health economics, public finance and labor economics.

Currie photo Janet M. Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics. Director of Center for Health & Wellbeing. Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1988. Interests: health and well-being of children.

Dancygier photo Rafaela Dancygier, Assistant Professor in Politics and Public and International Affairs. Ph.D., Political Science, Yale University, 2007. Interests: comparative politics, comparative political economy, immigration, ethnic politics, ethnic conflict.

Deaton photo Angus S. Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs and Professor of Economics and International Affairs. Ph.D., Economics, Cambridge University, 1974. Interests: Microeconomic analysis, applied econometrics, economic development.

Donahue photo Elisabeth Donahue, Lecturer of Public and International Affairs. J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, 1993. Interests: Poverty, social policy financing and children's policy.  Associate Editor of the Future of Children journal.

Espenshade photo Thomas J. Espenshade, Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1972. Interests: social demography, with a particular emphasis on population economics, mathematical demography, family and household demography, and contemporary immigration to the United States.

Fernández-Kelly photo Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, Rutgers University, 1981. Interests: International economic development, industrial restructuring, gender/class/ethnicity, migration/global economy, women/ethnic minorities in the labor force.

Fiske photo Susan Fiske, Professor of Psychology. Ph.D., Social Psychology, Harvard University, 1978. Interests: Professor Fiske's research addresses how stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination are encouraged or discouraged by social relationships, such as cooperation, competition, and power.

Goldani photo Ana Maria Goldani, Associate Research Scholar. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas-Austin, 1989. Interests: family, demography, sex and gender.

Goldman photo Noreen Goldman, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs. D.Sc., Population Studies, Harvard University, 1977. Interests: Quantitative analysis, health and mortality, survey design, mathematical demography.

Grenfell photo Bryan Grenfell, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs. Director of the Health Grand Challenge Initiative. D. Phil., Biology, University of York, 1980. Interests: The interface between theoretical models and empirical data in population biology.

Grossman photo Jean Grossman, Lecturer in Economics and Public Affairs. Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1980. Interests: youth development and employment, mentoring, after-school programs, teen pregnancy prevention.

Hamilton photo Tod G. Hamilton, Assistant Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 2010. Interests: demography, migration, health, and social stratification

Hammer photo Jeffrey S. Hammer, Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor in Economic Development, (CHW) Woodrow Wilson School. Ph.D., Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1979. Interests: measuring and improving the quality of medical care, primarily in India; absenteeism of teachers and health workers; policy-related determinants of health status; and improving service delivery through better accountability mechanisms.

Lynch photo Scott M. Lynch, Associate Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, Duke University, 2001. Interests: Social epidemiology, quantitative methodology, demography and sociology of aging.

Massey photo Douglas S. Massey, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs. Director, Office of Population Research. Ph.D., Sociology, Princeton University, 1978. Interests: demography, urban sociology, race and ethnicity, international migration, Latin American society, particularly Mexico.

McLanahan photo Sara S. McLanahan, William S. Tod Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs. Director, Bendheim-Thoman Center for Research on Child Wellbeing. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas, Austin, 1979. Interests: Family demography, intergenerational relationships, poverty.

Metcalf photo C. Jessica E. Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Ph.D., Biology, Imperial College London, 2005. Interests: evolutionary demography, infectious diseases and public health.

Paluck photo Elizabeth L. Paluck, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs. Ph.D., Yale University, 2007. Interests: prejudice and conflict reduction: the role of media, community dialogue and education; social influence, field methodology, psychology and policy.

Portes photo Alejandro Portes, Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1970. Interests: Immigration, economic sociology, comparative development, Third World urbanization.

Rodríguez photo Germán Rodríguez, Senior Research Demographer. Ph.D., Biostatistics, University of North Carolina, 1975. Interests: statistical demography, fertility surveys, survival analysis, multilevel models, demographic and statistical computing, with emphasis on web applications.

Salganik photo Matthew Salganik, Assistant Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, 2007. Interests: social networks, sociology of culture, social inequality, social psychology, and quantitative methods.

Telles photo Edward Telles, Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas-Austin, 1988. Interests: race and ethnicity, social demography, development, urban sociology.

Tienda photo Marta Tienda, Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies. Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs. Director, Program in Latino Studies. Director, Program in Population Studies. Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Texas, Austin, 1977. Interests: social demography, race and ethnic stratification, higher education, immigration.

Trussell photo James Trussell, Charles and Marie Robertson Professor of Public and International Affairs. Professor of Economics and Public Affairs. Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1975. Interests: Reproductive health, fertility, contraceptive technology, AIDS, mortality, demographic methods.

Vogl photo Tom S. Vogl, Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs. Ph.D., Economics, Harvard University, 2011. Interests: development economics, economic demography, health economics, and labor economics.

Westoff photo Charles F. Westoff, Maurice P. During '22 Professor of Demographic Studies, Emeritus. Professor of Sociology, Emeritus.. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Pennsylvania, 1953. Interests: Population policy, comparative fertility in developing countries, fertility surveys,family planning.

Visiting Scholars

Brooks-Gunn photo Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Visiting Research Collaborator. Ph.D., Human Learning and Development, University of Pennsylvania, 1975. Interests: child development, child wellbeing, parenting, education, poverty.

Klebanov photo Pamela Klebanov, Visiting Research Collaborator. Ph.D., Princeton University, 1989. Interests: child health and development, parenting, maternal employment, poverty.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Carrano photo Jennifer L. Carrano, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph.D., Applied Developmental and Educational Psychology, Boston College, 2012. Interests: effects of poverty on child and family well-being, gene-environment interactions in relation to human development, risk and protective factors contributing to adolescent risk behaviors, youth resilience in the face of adversity

Chinn photo Juanita J. Chinn, Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin, 2012. Interests: social demography, human mortality, and health disparities in the United States

DeKlyen photo Michelle DeKlyen, Research Staff. Ph.D., Child Clinical Psychology, University of Washington, 1992. Interests: child development, early child behavior disorders, child learning disabilities.

Goldberg photo Rachel E. Goldberg, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph.D., Sociology, Brown University, 2012. Interests: social demography, family, health, migration, and life course

Lee photo Chioun Lee, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph. D., Sociology, Rutgers University, 2012. Interests: medical sociology, aging and life course, biodemography, sociology of mental health, quantitative methodology

McFarland photo Michael J. McFarland, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, 2012. Interests: the interaction of social, psychological, and biological factors and their influence on physical and mental health across the life course

Smith photo Nicole K. Smith, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph.D., Health Behavior, Indiana University (School of Public Health), 2013. Interests: contraception, infertility, sexuality, and reproductive health

Waggoner photo Miranda R. Waggoner, Postdoctoral Research Associate. Ph.D., Sociology and Social Policy, Brandeis University, 2011. Interests: medical sociology, maternal and child health, women’s health policy, science and technology studies.

Wagner photo Brandon G. Wagner, Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, 2013. Interests: health, fertility, family, methodology, causal inference, bio-social interplay.
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New Faces

This fall we welcome two new postdoctoral fellows.

Postdocs

Nicole K. Smith
Brandon G. Wagner

For details please visit our new faces page.

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