Faculty

  • Adserà photo Alícia Adserà
    Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School; Lecturer in Economics and International Affairs; Director, Program in Population Studies
    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.

  • Armstrong photo Elizabeth Armstrong
    Associate Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Sociology and Demography
    University of Pennsylvania, 1998.
    Interests: sociology of medicine; sociology of reproduction, population and health, history of medicine and public health, gender and bioethics.

  • Boustan photo Leah P. Boustan
    Professor of Economics
    Ph.D. Economics
    Harvard University, 2006.
    Interests: lie at the intersection between economic history, labor economics and urban economics.

  • Conley photo Dalton Conley
    Henry Putnam University Professor in Sociology
    Ph.D. Biology (Genomics)
    New York University, School of Arts and Sciences, 2014.
    Interests: current work applies econometric methods for causal inference--namely, a natural experiment framework--to genome-wide data available in social surveys to model gene-by-environment interaction effects; also interested in mapping the genetic architecture of phenotypic plasticity, interrogating the assumptions underlying models for heritability, and characterizing social and genetic sorting as distinct processes.

  • Dancygier photo Rafaela Dancygier
    Associate 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, and ethnic conflict.

  • Edin photo Kathryn Edin
    Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Sociology
    Northwestern University, 1989.
    Interests: direct, in-depth observations of the lives of low-income women, men, and children; qualitative and mixed-method research on urban poor; and single mothers survival on welfare and the fathers of their children.

  • Fernández-Kelly photo Patricia Fernández-Kelly
    Professor of 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.

  • 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, and 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
    Associate Professor of Sociology
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Texas, Austin, 2010.
    Interests: demography, migration, health, and social stratification.

  • Hendi photo Arun S. Hendi
    Assistant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
    Ph.D. Demography and Sociology
    University of Pennsylvania, 2015.
    Interests: inequalities in health and mortality, the sociology of marriage and family, and formal demography.

  • Jennings photo Jennifer L. Jennings
    Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School
    Ph.D. Sociology
    Columbia University, 2009.
    Interests: educational and health inequality, race, gender, and class disparities, organizational accountability systems

  • 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 F. 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 and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Biology
    Imperial College London, 2005.
    Interests: evolutionary demography, infectious diseases, and public policy.

  • Mojola photo Sanyu A. Mojola
    Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Chicago, 2008.
    Interests: how societies produce health and illness, gender, race/ethnicity, aging and the life course and socio-economic status shape health outcomes.

  • Nelson photo Timothy J. Nelson
    Lecturer of Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Chicago, 1997.
    Interests: poverty and inequality; fatherhood; religion; qualitative methods.

  • Notterman photo Daniel Notterman
    Senior Research Scholar, Molecular Biology. Chair of the Institutional Review Board for Human Subjects. Lecturer with the rank of Professor in Molecular Biology
    M.D.
    New York University School of Medicine, 1978.
    Interests: research in tumor biology, bioethics, and gene-environment interactions.

  • Raymo photo James Raymo
    Professor of Sociology, Henry Wendt III Professor of East Asian Studies
    Ph.D Sociology
    University of Michigan, 2000.

  • 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.

  • Sharkey photo Patrick T. Sharkey
    Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Sociology and Social Policy
    Harvard University, 2007.

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

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

  • Xie photo Yu Xie
    Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and the Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1989.
    Interests: social stratification, demography, sociology of science and Chinese studies.