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.
- Janeria Easley, (OPR Alumni) is the first person elected to the Princeton University board in the new position (alumni trustee). Janeria Easley, Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. Easley’s research and teaching specializations are racial and ethnic relations, demography, social stratification, and urban studies.
- COVID-19 is Exposing Inequalities in Health and Wealth. Sir Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs, Emeritus. Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Emeritus. Senior Scholar
- How do epidemics spread and persist before and after introduction of a vaccine? Hannah Korevaar and Jess Metcalf, members of the research team, modeling 40 years of measles dynamics demonstrates the complexity of epidemic spread and the impact of vaccination.
- Shuang (Yo-Yo) Chen has been selected as the recipient of the Charles F. Westoff Prize in Demography for 2020. Her paper entitled, “Parental Investment after the Birth of a Sibling: The Effect of Family Size in Low-Fertility China", is forthcoming in Demography. Congratulations!
- Brandon Stewart honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students. Brandon M.Stewart, Assistant Professor of Sociology is a recipient of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and will be honored during the Graduate School’s virtual Hooding ceremony at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29.