• 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.

  • Altmann photo Jeanne Altmann
    Eugene Higgins Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Emeritus
    Ph.D. Behavioral Sciences
    University of Chicago, 1979.
    Interests: non-experimental research design and analysis, ecology and evolution of family relationships and of behavioral development; primate demography and life histories, parent-offspring relationships; infancy and the ontogeny of behavior and social relationships, and conservation education and behavioral aspects of conservation.

  • 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.

  • Biehl photo João Biehl
    Susan Dod Brown Professor of Anthropology; Co-Director, Program in Global Health and Health Policy
    Ph.D. Anthropology
    University of California, Berkeley, 1999.
    Interests: socio-cultural and medical anthropology; social studies of science and technology; global health; culture and mental illness; HIV/AIDS; pharmaceuticals; health and human rights; religion and society; subjectivity; ethnographic methods; contemporary social theory; Latin American societies; and Brazil.

  • 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.

  • Case photo Anne C. Case
    Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus
    Ph.D. Economics
    Princeton University, 1988.
    Interests: microeconomic foundations of development, health economics, public finance, and labor 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.

  • Currie photo Janet M. Currie
    Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; Chair, Department of Economics; Co-Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing
    Ph.D. Economics
    Princeton University, 1988.
    Interests: health and well-being of children.

  • 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.

  • Deaton photo Sir Angus Deaton
    Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs, Emeritus. Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Emeritus. Senior Scholar
    Ph.D. Economics
    Cambridge University, 1974.
    Interests: microeconomic analysis, applied econometrics, and economic development.

  • Desmond photo Matthew Desmond
    Professor of Sociology
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Wisconsin at Madison, 2010.
    Interests: poverty in America, city life, housing insecurity, public policy, racial inequality, and ethnography.

  • Donahue photo Elisabeth Donahue
    Associate Dean of Public Affairs and Communications
    Georgetown University Law Center, 1993.
    Interests: poverty, social policy financing and children's policy.

  • 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.

  • Espenshade photo Thomas J. Espenshade
    Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
    Ph.D. Economics
    Princeton University, 1972.
    Interests: social demography, with a particular emphasis on early childhood education, diversity in higher education, and demographic methods.

  • 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.

  • Fiske photo Susan Fiske
    Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology; Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs
    Ph.D. Social Psychology
    Harvard University, 1978.
    Interests: how stereotyping, prejudice, and discrimination are encouraged or discouraged by social relationships, such as cooperation, competition, and power.

  • 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.

  • Ho photo Kate Ho
    Professor of Economics; Co-Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing
    Ph.D. Business Economics
    Harvard University, 2005.
    Interests: the industrial organization of the medical care market.

  • 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
    New York University School of Medicine, 1978.
    Interests: research in tumor biology, bioethics, and gene-environment interactions.

  • Paluck photo Elizabeth Levy Paluck
    Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School; John Maclean Jr. Presidential University Preceptor
    Ph.D. Social Psychology
    Yale University, 2007.
    Interests: prejudice and intergroup conflict reduction, political cultural change, civic education, social norms and behavior, network and influence, social scientific methodology, psychology, and policy.

  • Portes photo Alejandro Portes
    Howard Harrison and Gabrielle Snyder Beck Professor of Sociology, Emeritus; Senior Scholar
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1970.
    Interests: immigration, economic sociology, comparative development, and Third World urbanization.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Westoff photo Charles F. Westoff
    Maurice P. During '22 Professor of Demographic Studies, Emeritus; Professor of Sociology, Emeritus
    Ph.D. Sociology
    University of Pennsylvania, 1953.
    Interests: population policy, comparative fertility in developing countries, fertility surveys, family planning.

  • 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.