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Adserà photo Alícia Adserà, Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School. Lecturer in Economics and International Affairs. 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 and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. Chair, Department of Economics. Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing. Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1988. Interests: health and well-being of children.

Dancygier photo Rafaela Dancygier, Assistant Professor of Politics and Public and International Affairs. Cyril E. Black University Preceptor. 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, Associate Dean for Public and External Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School. 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, Senior Scholar; Lecturer with the Rank of Professor; Professor of Sociology, Emeritus. Ph.D., Economics, Princeton University, 1972. Interests: social demography, with a particular emphasis on early childhood education, diversity in higher education, and demographic methods.

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, Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology. Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs. 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.

Frye photo Margaret Frye, Assistant Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology and Demography, UC Berkeley, 2013. Interests: the relationship between cultural understandings and behavioral outcomes during the transition to adulthood in sub-Saharan Africa.

Goldani photo Ana Maria Goldani, Associate Research Scholar, Sociology. Lecturer in Sociology. 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 policy, program and policy evaluation, and poverty.

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.

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.

Notterman photo Daniel Notterman, Senior Health Policy Analyst, Molecular Biology; Lecturer in Molecular Biology. M.D., New York University School of Medicine, 1978. Interests: research in tumor biology, bioethics, gene-environment interactions.

Paluck photo Elizabeth L. Paluck, Associate Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs. John Maclean Jr. Presidential University Preceptor. 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, Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Emeritus. Senior Scholar. 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, Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, 2007. Interests: social networks, sociology of culture, social inequality, social psychology, and quantitative methods.

Stewart photo Brandon M. Stewart, Assistant Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Government, Harvard University, 2015. Interests: computational social science, text as data, bayesian statistics.

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.

Xie photo Yu Xie, Professor of Sociology. Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989. Interests: social stratification, demography, sociology of science and Chinese studies.

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.

Bzostek photo Sharon H. Bzostek, Visiting Associate Research Scholar. Ph.D., Sociology, Princeton University, 2009. Interests: Child well-being, family demography, health, poverty, race and ethnicity

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

Postdoctoral Fellows

Aiken photo Abigail Aiken, Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer . Ph.D., Public Policy, University of Texas at Austin, 2014. Interests: Reproductive health, with particular emphasis on unintended pregnancy, contraceptive desires and use, and family planning politics and policy

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

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

Tumlinson photo Katherine M. Tumlinson, Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Ph.D., Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2014. Interests: International family planning with a focus on contraceptive continuation, quality of care, and adolescent pregnancy prevention

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 three new faculty associates.

Faculty Associates

Margaret Frye
Brandon M. Stewart
Yu Xie

For details please visit our new faces page.

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