Alumni 2010 - 2019


Etienne Breton

Modernization and Household Change in India

Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Aging Research Center, University of Pennsylvania

Leah L. Gillion

Education, Political Ideology, and Academic Outcomes

Postdoctoral Fellow, Education Policy Division, University of Pennsylvania

Sarah A. James

The Role of Sleep in the Status Attainment Process

Survey Statistician, Center for Economic Study, US Census Bureau

Population Health Science Postdoctoral Fellow, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota

Celeste Marin

It's about Time:Improving the Measurement of Time Use in Low-Resource Settings

Adjunct Professor of Global Health, Drexel University Dornside School of Public Health

Joel J. Mittleman

LGB Youth in America's Schools: New Evidence from a Changing Context

Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Notre Dame

Emilce A. Santana

Can Love Conquer All? Platonic and Romantic Relationships Across Ethnoracial Lines

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Texas A&M University


Cheng C. Cheng

Women's Education, Intergenerational Coresidence, and Household Decision-Making in China

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Singapore Management University

Angela R. Dixon

The Color of Inequity: Perceptions of Discrimination in Latin America

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Emory University


Angelina Grigoryeva

Household Economies in the Context of Financialization and Population Aging

Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Toronto

Ayesha S. Mahmud

A Map for All Seasons: Tracking Transmission Dynamics and Mortality of Childhood Infections Through the Year

Assistant Professor, Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley

Visiting Scientist, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Zitsi Mirakhur

With a Little Help from my Friends" Examining the Role of Peer Homophily in High School Success

Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation, University of Kentucky


Janeria A. Easley

Getting a Job, Getting to Work: Hidden Inequality in Spatial Mismatch Among US Ethnoracial Groups

Assistant Professor, Department of African American Studies, Emory University

Kerstin Gentsch

How Admission Policy Shapes College Access: Evidence from Two Sectors

Senior Policy Analyst, Office of Policy Research at the City University of New York (CUNY)

Joanne W. Golann

Scripting the Moves: Class, Control, and Urban School Reform

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Vanderbilt University

Aaron J. Gottlieb

Mass Incarceration in the United States: New Evidence on Implications and Ways Forward

Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Chicago

Patrick Ishizuka

Culture or Constraints? Parenthood and the Persistence of Inequality

Assistant Professor, Sociology, Washington University in St. Louis

Jonathan C. Tannen

Measuring Cities’ Internal Demographic Change as the Movement of Emergent Boundaries

Research Engingeering Manager, Meta Responsible AI

Saul Thorkelson

Diversity amidst Nationalism: Anti-Immigrant Sentiment and Democratic Inclusion in Europe and the United States

J.D. Candidate, Public Service Scholar, Cardozo School of Law

Amy K. Winter

Integrating Data, Demography, and Dynamics to Inform Vaccination Policy: Measles and Rubella in a Changing World

Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, The University of Georgia

Jessica Yiu

Tiger Children in "New" and "Old" Immigrant Destinations: Understanding the Low versus High Educational Expectations of Chinese Youth in Spain, Italy and the United States


Edward Berchick

The Evolving Importance of Early-Life Health for the Reproduction of Educational Disadvantage Across Birth Cohorts

Zillow, Seattle WA

Kristin Bietsch

Men and Contraception in sub-Saharan Africa

Senior Demographer, Avenir Health

Diane Coffey

Little Women: Essays on Maternal Nutrition, Social Hierarchy and Health in India

Assistant Professor, Sociology and Population Research Center, University of Texas at Austin

Dennis Feehan

Network Reporting Methods

Assistant Professor, Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley

Lauren Gaydosh

Beyond Orphanhood: Family Structure and Child Health in Tanzania

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

Population Research Center, Center on Aging and Population Sciences

Laura B. Nolan

Three Essays on Child Health and Economic Wellbeing in Four Developing Countries

Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Takudzwa Sayi

Relationship between Marriage and Fertility Changes in Six sub-Saharan African Counties

Senior Service Fellow (Epidemiologist), Center for Global Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Elizabeth Sully

An Intimate Epidemic: HIV and Marriage in Rural Uganda

Principal Research Scientist, Guttmacher Institute

Megan Todd

Socioeconomic Status and Health: A Role for Immune Function?

Chief Epidemiologist, Philadelphia Department of Public Health


Naomi Sugie

Finding Work: A Smartphone Study of Job Searching, Social Contact & Wellbeing After Prison

Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Societ, University of California, Irvine


Laura Blue

Body Weight, Weight Change, and Mortality Risk

Senior Researcher, Mathematica Policy Research

Julia Gelatt

Immigration Status and Child Well-being in the United States

Senior Policy Analyst and Co-Coordinator of Internship Program, Migration Policy Institute, Washington, DC

Jayanti Owens

Habits that Make, Habits that Break: Gender, Children's Behavior Problems, and Educational Attainment Across Two Decades

Assistant Professor of International and Public Affairs and Sociology, Brown University

John Palmer

Activity-Space Segregation: Understanding Social Divisions in Space and Time

Professor, Department of Political and Social Sciences, Pompeu Fabra University

Michelle Phelps

The Paradox of Probation: Understanding the Expansion of an "Alternative" to Incarceration during the Prison Boom

Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Minnesota

Wendy Sheldon

The Correlates of Postpartum Blood Loss: Examination of Means and Markers for Risk Reduction

Adjunct Instructor, University at Buffalo School of Social Work 

LaTonya J. Trotter

Medical Work/Nursing Work: Negotiating the Nurse Practitioner in Primary Care

Associate Professor, Department of Bioethics and Humanities, University of Washington

Erik Vickstrom

The Production and Consequences of Migrant Irregularity: Senegalese in France, Italy, and Spain

Principal Demographer, Lead of Demographic and Decennial Research Group, U.S. Census Bureau


Audrey Dorelien

Birth Seasonality in Sub-Saharan Africa: Its Determinants and Implications For Child Health

Co-Director of the Population Training Program, University of Minnesota

Assistant Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Emily A. Marshall

Population Problems? Demographic Knowledge and Fertility in Great Britain and France, 1945-2005

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology and Public Health Program, Franklin and Marshall College

Daniel J. Schneider

Wealth and the Propensity to Marry

Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Sociology, Harvard Kennedy School


Pratikshya Bohra-Mishra 

Migration and Remittances During the Period of Civil Conflict in Nepal

Director of Research and Planning, Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Elizabeth A. Gummerson

In Sickness and Wealth: Three Essays on Health, Human Capital and HIV in sub-Saharan Africa

Associate Research Scientist, ICAP at Columbia University

Tin-chi Lin

Essays on Fertility Preference, Social Change, and Living Arrangements

Data Scientist, Biogen Inc.

Kevin O'Neil

Challenging Change: Local Policies and the New Geography of American Immigration

Managing Director, New Frontiers at The Rockefeller Foundation

Rania Salem

Economies of Courtship: Matrimonial Transactions and the Construction of Gender and Class Inequalities in Egypt

Associate Professor Sociology, University of Toronto

Silvia Heidi Ullmann

Perspectives on Social Inequality, Migration, and Health: Three Essays on Mexico

Project Management Advisor, Office of the Assistant Director at Pan American Health Organization



Immigrant Naturalization and Nation-Building in North America(Link is external) (Link opens in new window)

Associate Professor of Urban Studies, CUNY School of Labor and Urban Studies


Yellow Brick Road. The Roots of Academic Underperformance in Washington D.C.(Link is external) (Link opens in new window)

Account Executive, General Commercial, Salesforce


The Social Epidemiology of Maternal Obesity in Egypt(Link is external) (Link opens in new window)

Chief of Population and Social Statistics Section, United Nations ESCAP


Health, Mortality and Migration in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa(Link is external) (Link opens in new window)

Managing Director and Partner, Boston Consulting Group