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  1. Director
  2. Associate Director
  3. Faculty Associates
  4. External Affiliates
  5. UMD Affiliates
  6. Staff
  7. Student Research Affiliates
  8. Alumni

Director

Michael S. Rendall, Ph.D.

  • Director, Maryland Population Research Center
  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6393

Associate Director

Sangeetha Madhavan, Ph.D.

  • Associate Director, MPRC
  • Associate Professor
African American Studies
Sociology
301-405-1166

Faculty Associates

Katharine Abraham, Ph.D.

  • Director, Maryland Center for Economics and Policy
  • Professor, Survey Methodology
  • Professor
Economics
301-405-1004

Elaine Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Professor and Chair
Family Science
301-405-4010

Christine Bachrach, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor
Sociology
410-740-8277

Oscar Barbarin, Ph.D.

  • Professor and Chair
African American Studies
301-405-1158

Erich Battistin, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
301-405-8122

Caryn Bell, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
African American Studies
301-405-1158

Alok Bhargava, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Public Policy
301-405-4764

Michel Boudreaux, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Health Services Administration
301-405-6118

Amelia Branigan, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-6403

Natasha Cabrera, Ph.D.

  • Director, Family Involvement Laboratory
  • Professor
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology
301-405-2827

Olivia Denise Carter-Pokras, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-8037

Monica Caudillo, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Scholar
Maryland Population Research Center

Feinian Chen, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6430

Jie Chen, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Health Services Administration
301-405-2469

Philip Cohen, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-7706

Maureen Cropper, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished University Professor
  • Chair
Economics
301-405-3483

Monica Das Gupta, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor
Sociology
301-405-6392

Laurie DeRose, Ph.D.

  • Research Assistant Professor
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-6403

Sonalde Desai, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6312

Dawn Dow, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Sociology
301-405-6428

Typhanye Penniman Dyer, Ph.D., MPH

  • Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-8547

Andrew Fenelon, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Health Services Administration
301-405-6125

Judith Freidenberg, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Anthropology
301-405-1420

Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Information Studies
301-405-2032

Craig Fryer, Dr.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Behavioral and Community Health
301-405-0818

Sebastian Galiani, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Economics
301-405-3518

Christina Marisa Getrich, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Anthropology
301-405-1424

Jessica Goldberg, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Economics
301-405-3559

Frances Goldscheider, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Family Science
301-405-7137

Kerry Green, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Behavioral and Community Health
301-405-2524

John Haltiwanger, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished University Professor
Economics
301-405-3504

Cecily Hardaway, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
African American Studies
301-405-1158

Xin He, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-2551

Judith Hellerstein, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Economics
301-405-3545

Sandra Hofferth, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emerita, School of Public Health
  • Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-6404

Donna E. Howard, Dr.PH.

  • Associate Professor
Behavioral and Community Health
301-405-2520

Wade C Jacobsen, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-4730

Pamela Jakiela, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
301-405-1293

Ginger Zhe Jin, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Economics
301-405-3484

Joan Kahn, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6412

Melissa Kearney, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Economics
301-405-6202

Jinhee Kim, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-3500

Meredith Kleykamp, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6393

Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz, Ph.D.

  • Professor and Chair
Sociology
301-405-6398

Frauke Kreuter, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Director
Joint Program in Survey Methodology
301-405-0935

Partha Lahiri, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Joint Program in Survey Methodology
301-314-5903

Sunmin Lee, Sc.D.

  • Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-7574

Kenneth Leonard, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
301-405-8589

Amy Lewin, Psy.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-3676

Yan Li, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Joint Program in Survey Methodology
301-314-6570

Hongjie Liu, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Chair
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-3102

Willow S. Lung-Amam, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Urban Studies and Planning
301-405-6289

Marian MacDorman, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center

Sangeetha Madhavan, Ph.D.

  • Associate Director, MPRC
  • Associate Professor
African American Studies
Sociology
301-405-1166

David Maimon, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-4699

Kris Marsh, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6395

Jean McGloin, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-3007

Mona Mittal, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-7937

Manouchehr (Mitch) Mokhtari, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-4014

Marian Moser Jones, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-8940

Quynh Nguyen, Ph.D., M.S.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-6425

Michael Paolisso, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Anthropology
301-405-1433

Julie Park, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6408

Susan W Parker, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Public Policy
301-405-6330

Devon Payne-Sturges, Dr.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-405-2025

Nolan Pope, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Economics

Lauren Porter, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-1711

Ingmar Prucha, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished University Professor
Economics
301-405-3499

Robin Puett, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-405-5610

Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-314-1588

Rashawn Ray, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-9581

Michael S. Rendall, Ph.D.

  • Director, Maryland Population Research Center
  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6393

Joseph Richardson, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
African American Studies
301-405-1163

Jennifer D. Roberts, Dr.P.H., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Kinesiology
301-405-7748

Kevin Roy, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-6348

Thurka Sangaramoorthy, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Anthropology
301-405-1437

Amir Sapkota, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-405-8716

Liana C. Sayer, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6438

Edmond Shenassa, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
Maternal and Child Health
301-405-3658

Natalie Slopen, Sc.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-3085

Mia Smith-Bynum, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-0299

Julia Steinberg, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-3672

Kirsten Stoebenau, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Behavioral and Community Health
301-405-2463

Marie Thoma, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-4012

Terence Thornberry, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-3008

Lesley J. Turner, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Economics
301-405-3512

Sergio Urzua, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Economics
301-405-3266

Reeve Vanneman, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6410

Andrés Villarreal, Ph.D.

  • Director, Migration Lab
  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6417

Sacoby Wilson, Ph.D., M.S.

  • Assistant Professor
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-405-3136

Karen Woodrow-Lafield, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-6403

Wei-hsin Yu, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6422

Mary Zaki, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
301-405-1293

Ruth Zambrana, Ph.D.

  • Director, Consortium on Race, Gender, and Ethnicity
  • Professor
Women's Studies
301-405-0451

External Affiliates

Amanda Berger, Ph.D.

  • Outside Scholar and Adjunct Professor
Family Science
240-402-5943

John J. Hisnanick, Ph.D.

  • Supervisory Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau
Off Campus
301-763-2295

Odis Johnson, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor, Education
  • Washington University in St. Louis
African American Studies

Liana Christin Landivar, Ph.D.

  • Sociologist and Senior Researcher
Off Campus
202-693-6713

Chang Won Lee, Ph.D.

  • Researcher
Off Campus

Lucia Lykke, Ph.D.

  • Survey Statistician
Off Campus

Ui Jeong Moon, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center

Melinda Sandler Morrill, Ph.D.

  • Research Assistant Professor, North Carolina State University
Off Campus
919-515-0331

Lori Reeder

  • Researcher / Statistician
Off Campus

Seth Sanders, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Economics, Duke University
Off Campus
919-660-1898

Rachel Shattuck, Ph.D.

  • U.S. Census Bureau
Maryland Population Research Center

Christopher Tamborini, Ph.D.

  • Senior Researcher, Office of Retirement Policy and Adjunct Professor
Off Campus

Yonette Thomas, Ph.D.

  • Senior Researcher
  • American Association of Geographers
Off Campus

UMD Affiliates

Sophie Aiyer, Ph.D., MHS

  • Assistant Research Professor
African American Studies
301-405-1158

Klaus Hubacek, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Geographical Sciences
301-405-4567

Ethan Kaplan, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Economics
301-405-3501

Mei-Ling Ting Lee, Ph.D.

  • Professor
  • Chair
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-4581

Christina Prell, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Geographical Sciences
301-405-9369

Mady Wechsler Segal, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emerita
301-405-6433

Jing Zhang, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-3085

Staff

S. Bandy

  • Computing Core Administrator
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-0998

Jennifer Doiron

  • Program Coordinator
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-6403

William Fennie

  • Information Services Coordinator
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-1312

Thandika Starr Harper-Hicks

  • Grants Management Specialist
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-7306

Betty J. Sitka

  • Financial Coordinator
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-6420

Student Research Affiliates

Robin Bloodworth

  • Student Research Affiliate
Health Services Administration

Joey Brown

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Brittany Dernberger, M.A.

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Catherine Kuhns

  • Student Research Affiliate
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Jae In Lee

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Rianna Murray

  • Student Research Affiliate
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-405-5509

Joanna Pepin

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Shengwei Sun

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Gregory White

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology
202-250-5440

Alumni

Ana Abras

  • Student Research Affiliate
Economics
301-405-9259

Abby Alpert

  • Associate Economist
Economics

Paul Bailey

  • Alumnus
Economics

Juan Bonilla-Angel

  • Alumnus
Economics
301-405-9259

Karin DeAngelis

  • Alumna
Sociology

Nicole Denmark

  • Alumna
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Lisa Dettling

  • Alumna
Economics

Elizabeth Fein

  • Alumna
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Jeff Flory

  • Alumnus
Agriculture and Resource Economics

Javier Garcia-Manglano

  • Alumnus
Sociology

Jennifer Gibbs

  • Alumna
Criminology and Criminal Justice

Carolina Gonzalez-Velosa

  • Alumna
Economics

Pinar Mine Gunes

  • Alumna
Agriculture and Resource Economics

Daniel Hernaiz, Ph.D.

  • Alumnus
Economics

Shinta Hernandez

  • Alumna
Sociology

Graciela Jaschek

  • Alumna
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-7218

Brianne Kondelis

  • Alumna
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Gabriel de Atocha Lara Ibarra

  • Alumnus
Economics

Jenessa Malin

  • Alumna
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Brittany McGill

  • Senior Researcher
Sociology

Tyler Myroniuk, Ph.D.

  • Alumnus
Sociology

Maria Prada

  • Alumna
Economics

Sheri Pruitt

  • Alumna
Economics

Lori Reeder

  • Researcher / Statistician
Off Campus

Kate Riera

  • Alumna
Family Science

Cristobal Ruiz-Tagle

  • Alumnus
Agriculture and Resource Economics

Tannistha Samanta

  • Alumna
Sociology

Hoda Sana

  • Alumna
Family Science

Ashwini Sebastian, Ph.D.

  • Alumna
Agriculture and Resource Economics

Cesar Sosa Padilla Araujo

  • Alumnus
Economics

Aaron Szott

  • Alumnus
Economics

Gheda Temsah

  • Alumna
Sociology

Betsy Thorn, Ph.D.

  • Alumna
Sociology

Kathryn Vasilaky

  • Alumna
Agriculture and Resource Economics

Colleen Vesely

  • Alumna
Health Services Administration

Kriti Vikram

  • Alumna
Sociology

Brian Ward

  • Alumnus
Sociology

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