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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.

Notestein Seminars

The spring series of Notestein seminars continues on Tuesday, March 31, 2015 in 300 Wallace Hall, when the featured talk will be

Tod Hamilton, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University. Understanding Labor Market Disparities Between U.S.-born and Foreign-born Blacks in the United States.

Seminar attendance is restricted to faculty, fellows, and students. To see the complete list of talks in the current seminar series click on seminars under research on the left-hand column.

Starting with the spring 2012 series you can view screencasts of selected seminars.

PAA 2015 Annual Meeting

The conference takes place April 30th - May 2nd in San Diego, CA. Click here to see a list of participants from Princeton University. For a detailed list click here.

OPR - The First 75 Years

For materials related to our 50th and 75th anniversary celebrations, including links to our Facebook page and YouTube channel, please visit our anniversary page, which can also be reached by clicking on the seal found on the top right corner of every page on this website.


Patricia Fernández-Kelly, Senior Lecturer in Sociology is in the news for her recently published book titled "The Hero's Fight: African Americans in West Baltimore and the Shadow of the State." Read the full story

Marta Tienda, the Maurice P. During Professor of Demographic Studies, a professor of sociology and public affairs, and director of the Program in Latino Studies, has been elected to the National Academy of Education for her outstanding scholarship related to education.

Diane Coffey an OPR Ph.D. student is in the news with Maternal Health in India Much Worse than Previously Thought

Annual Report

OPR's Annual Report for 2013 has been published:

The file size is ~ 3MB. Links to earlier reports may be found in the research projects section.

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Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW)
Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW)
Center for Migration and Development (CMD)
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