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.
- Marta Tienda to Deliver 2016 Brown Lecture in Education Research Marta Tienda, Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies; Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs; Director, Program in Latino Studies; Director, Program in Population Studies
- Germán Rodríguez was honored with a 2016 service recognition award given by the Population Association of America Germán Rodríguez, Senior Research Demographer
- Age and Mobility Predict Death Better Than One’s ‘Molecular Clock’ Noreen Goldman, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs; Acting Director, Office of Population Research, and co-authors alumni Dana Glei and Maxine Weinstein find when it comes to predicting death, more rudimentary measures—like a person’s age or a person’s ability to climb stairs or walk a short distance—are much more powerful predictors of survival than certain biomarkers.
- Janet Currie awarded the 2015 Carolyn Shaw Bell Award Janet M.Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Chair, Department of Economics; Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing. This annual award by the American Economic Association recognizes and honors an individual who has furthered the status of women in the economics profession.
- Celeste Marin won the APHA Population, Reproductive, and Sexual Health Section 2015 Student Scholarship Award For her research on Adolescent reproductive health needs in Kakuma Refugee Camp, Kenya