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.
- Matthew Salganik, Director of the Princeton's Center for Information Technology Policy. Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology, discusses CITP’s priorities, the progress of its new tech policy clinic, and opportunities for students from a variety of backgrounds to take on challenges at the intersection of technology and society.
- Treatment of mental illness in American adolescents varies widely within and across areas Janet M.Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton School of Public and International Affairs. Many of these children either fail to receive follow-up care within 3 mo, or receive care that appears to fall short of standard guidelines for the initial treatment of mental illness in children.
- The Rent Eats First, Even During a Pandemic. Matthew Desmond, Professor of Sociology
- Protecting Refugee Camps From COVID-19: The Case Of Northwest Syria An international group of scientists including OPR Grad Student, Jordan Klein have modelled the risks COVID-19 poses to these settlements, and the potential beneficial impacts of a few simple interventions.
- Jessica Metcalf and Julien Ayroles are conducting a study on COVID-19 in the Princeton community. C. Jessica E.Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs. The data collected from the study will help draw a more accurate picture of the number of infectious cases, even among people showing no symptoms, and give researchers a better picture of the antibody response at the individual and community level.