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

Director

Michael S. Rendall, Ph.D.

  • Director, MPRC
  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6393

Associate Director

Susan W Parker, Ph.D.

  • Associate Director, MPRC
  • Professor
Public Policy
301-405-6330

Faculty Associates

Katharine Abraham, Ph.D.

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

Christopher Antoun, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Information Studies
Joint Program in Survey Methodology
301-405-0932

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

Bianca Bersani, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-4717

Alok Bhargava, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Public Policy
301-405-4764

Bradley Boekeloo, Ph.D., Sc.M.

  • Professor
Behavioral and Community Health
301-405-8546

Michel Boudreaux, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
301-405-6118

Amelia Branigan, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Sociology
301-405-6392

Natasha Cabrera, Ph.D.

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

Olivia Denise Carter-Pokras, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emerita
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-8037

Monica Caudillo, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Sociology

Feinian Chen, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6430

Jie Chen, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management
301-405-2469

Philip Cohen, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-7706

Maureen Cropper, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished University Professor
Economics
301-405-3483

Monica Das Gupta, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor
Sociology

Sonalde Desai, Ph.D.

  • Distinguished University Professor
Sociology
301-405-6312

Dawn Dow, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6428

Angel Dunbar, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
301-405-1158

Typhanye Vielka Dyer, Ph.D., MPH

  • Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-8547

Jessica N Fish, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-3672

Craig Fryer, Dr.P.H.

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

Sebastian Galiani, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Economics
301-405-3518

Arianna Gard, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
301-405-3281

Christina Marisa Getrich, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Anthropology
301-405-1424

Jessica Goldberg, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Economics
301-405-3559

Frances Goldscheider, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Family Science
301-405-7137

Kerry Green, Ph.D.

  • 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 and Chair
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

Heide Jackson, Ph.D.

  • Statistical Coordinator
  • Associate Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-1858

Wade C Jacobsen, Ph.D.

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

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

Brian Kim, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Joint Program in Survey Methodology

Jinhee Kim, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-3500

Meredith Kleykamp, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6393

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

Kenneth Leonard, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Agriculture and Resource Economics
301-405-8589

Amy Lewin, Psy.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-3676

Yan Li, Ph.D.

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

Hongjie Liu, Ph.D.

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

Marian MacDorman, Ph.D.

  • Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center

Sangeetha Madhavan, Ph.D.

  • Professor
African American Studies
Sociology
301-405-1166

Kris Marsh, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6395

Mona Mittal, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-7937

Manouchehr (Mitch) Mokhtari, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Family Science
301-405-4014

Amy Morgan, Ph.D., LMFT

  • Assistant Professor
Family Science
301-405-4011

Collin Mueller, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Sociology
301-405-6392

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

  • Associate Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-6425

Taylor Oshan, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Geographical Sciences
301-405-4050

Julie Park, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Sociology
301-405-6408

Devon Payne-Sturges, Dr.P.H.

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

Nolan Pope, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Economics

Lauren Porter, Ph.D.

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

Robin Puett, Ph.D.

  • 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.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-9581

Joseph Richardson, Ph.D.

  • Professor
African American Studies
301-405-1163

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

  • Associate Professor
Kinesiology
301-405-7748

Kevin Roy, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Family Science
301-405-6348

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

  • Associate Professor
Anthropology
301-405-1437

Amir Sapkota, Ph.D.

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

Liana C. Sayer, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6438

Sharan Sharma, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Sociology
301-405-8321

Edmond Shenassa, Ph.D.

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

Mia Smith-Bynum, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Family Science
301-405-0299

Julia Steinberg, Ph.D.

  • Associate 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.

  • Distinguished University Professor
Criminology and Criminal Justice
301-405-3008

Sergio Urzua, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Economics
301-405-3266

Reeve Vanneman, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Sociology
301-405-6410

Katrina Walsemann, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
  • Roger Lipitz Chair in Health Policy
Public Policy
301-405-6300

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

  • Director, Center for Community Engagement, Environmental Justice, and Health
  • Associate Professor
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health
301-405-3136

Dahai Yue, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management
301-405-6125

UMD Affiliates

Elaine Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Family Science
301-405-4010

David Blazar, Ed.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership
301-405-3324

Erica Coates, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctural Researcher
Family Science

Farah Farahati, Ph.D.

  • Consultant / Lecturer
Health Policy and Management

Vanessa Frias-Martinez, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Information Studies
301-405-2032

Klaus Hubacek, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Geographical Sciences
301-405-4567

Ethan Kaplan, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Economics
301-405-3501

Roberto Patricio Korzeniewicz, Ph.D.

  • Professor and Chair
Sociology
301-405-6398

Mei-Ling Ting Lee, Ph.D.

  • Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-4581

Willow S. Lung-Amam, Ph.D.

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

Tianzhou Ma, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
301-405-6421

Jean McGloin, Ph.D.

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

Christina Prell, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
Geographical Sciences
301-405-9369

Heather Randell, Ph.D.

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
Maryland Institute for Applied Environmental Health

Dylan Roby, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor
Health Policy and Management

Mady Wechsler Segal, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emerita
301-405-6433

Neil Jay Sehgal, Ph.D., M.P.H.

  • Assistant Professor
Health Policy and Management

Andy Sharma, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Research Professor
Institute for Governmental Service and Research
301-405-3773

External Affiliates

Mir Ali, Ph.D.

  • Health Economist
Off Campus

Luciana Assini-Meytin, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Scientist, Dept of Mental Health
  • Johns Hopkins University
Off Campus

Hani Atrash, Ph.D.

  • Outside Scholar
Maryland Population Research Center

Michael Bader, Ph.D.

  • Associate Professor of Sociology
Off Campus

Amanda Berger, Ph.D.

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

Shanna Brewton-Tiayon, Ph.D.

  • Researcher
Off Campus

John Curtis, Ph.D.

  • Outside Scholar
Off Campus

Laurie DeRose, Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor
  • Catholic University of America
Off Campus

Diana Elliott, Ph.D.

  • Outside Scholar
Off Campus

Todd K Gardner, Ph.D.

  • Survey Statistician
  • U.S. Census Bureau
Off Campus

Conrad Hackett, Ph.D.

  • Senior Demographer
  • Pew Research
Off Campus

John J. Hisnanick, Ph.D.

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

Odis Johnson, Ph.D.

  • Bloomberg Distinguished Professor of Social Policy and STEM Equity
  • Johns Hopkins University
Off Campus

Alexandra Kissling, Ph.D.

  • Visiting Assistant Research Professor
Maryland Population Research Center

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

David Marcozzi, M.D., M.P.H.-C.L.

  • Outside Scholar
Health Policy and Management

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

Ricardo Pietrobon, M.D., Ph.D.

  • Assistant Professor, UMBC
Off Campus

Lori Reeder

  • Researcher / Statistician
Off Campus

Seth Sanders, Ph.D.

  • Ronald G. Ehrenberg Chair of Labor Economics
  • Cornell University
Off Campus
919-660-1898

Rachel Shattuck, Ph.D.

  • Chief, Survey Improvement Research Branch
  • U.S. Census Bureau
Maryland Population Research Center

Christopher Tamborini, Ph.D.

  • Senior Researcher, Office of Research, Evaluation, and Statistics
  • Adjunct Professor
Off Campus

Yonette Thomas, Ph.D.

  • Senior Researcher
  • American Association of Geographers
Off Campus

Andrés Villarreal, Ph.D.

  • Professor of Sociology
  • University of California Los Angeles
Off Campus

Elizabeth Washbrook, Ph.D.

  • External Affiliate
  • Senior Lecturer in Quantitative Methods for Education
  • University of Bristol
Off Campus

Karen Woodrow-Lafield, Ph.D.

  • Independent Researcher
Maryland Population Research Center

Staff

Jennifer Doiron

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

William Fennie

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

Rachel Pentlarge

  • Research Coordinator
Maryland Population Research Center
301-405-7306

Betty J. Sitka

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

Student Research Affiliates

Deanna Barath, M.P.H.

  • Student Research Affiliate
Health Policy and Management

Joey Brown

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Brittany Dernberger, M.A.

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Yuko Hara

  • Doctoral Candidate
Sociology

Constanza Hurtado-Acuna

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology
301-405-6392

Omkar Joshi

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Seungwan Kim

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Catherine Kuhns

  • Student Research Affiliate
Human Development and Quantitative Methodology

Francisco Lagos

  • Student Research Affiliate
Teaching and Learning, Policy and Leadership

Jae In Lee

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology

Rianna Murray

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

Gregory White

  • Student Research Affiliate
Sociology
202-250-5440

Alumni

Robin Bloodworth

  • Alumna
  • Data Analyst, Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)
Health Policy and Management

Brittany McGill

  • Senior Researcher
Sociology

Tyler Myroniuk, Ph.D.

  • Alumnus
Sociology

Lori Reeder

  • Researcher / Statistician
Off Campus

Kate Riera

  • Alumna
Family Science

Tannistha Samanta

  • Alumna
Sociology

Colleen Vesely

  • Alumna
Health Policy and Management

Kriti Vikram

  • Alumna
Sociology

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