OPR Alumni

OPR has a long and distinguished history training some of the nation’s most prominent demographers.



Hannah Postel

Records of Exclusion: Chinese Immigration in Historical Perspective

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford University


Belén Unzueta

Consensus or Conflict over Ethnoracial Categories? Classificatory Systems in Chile and Bolivia


Gina DelCorazon

Diversity from the top down:  Relational demography in the teacher and school leader workforce

Senior Research Scientist Bezos Academy


Sophie Moullin

The Self in Socio-Economic Stratification 


Gracie Himmelstein

Mechanisms of the Social Production of Population Health Inequality in the United States


Janet Xu

Organizational Diversity Programs and Individual Outcomes

Postdoctoral Fellow, Inequality in America Initiative, Harvard University


Wanru Xiong

Sex Ratio Imbalances in China

Research Assistant Professor in the Urban Governance and Design Thrust Area, Society Hub, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)


Shuang Yo-Yo Chen

Family Size in Low-Fertility China:  Determinants and Effects

Assistant Professor in International Social and Public Policy at the London School of Economics


Ian Lundberg

Research Begins with a Goal:  A Framework Illustrated by Gap-Closings Estimands

Assistant Professor, Department of Information Science, Cornell University


Christopher Hale

Mass Migration and Social Change

Senior Policy Analyst at APPRISE


Daniela Urbina Julio

When the Tables Turn: Marriage and Gender Inequality in Latin America

Postdoctoral Researcher at the Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, University of Oxford


Theresa F. Andrasfay

Health Across the Life Course

Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Southern California


Rebecca A. Johnson

Zero-Sum Rights: Student Needs, Parental Intervention, and Hidden Rationing in K-12 Education

Assistant Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University


Hannah M. Korevaar

Spatial Demographic and Epidemiology of Measles

Research Scientist, Meta


Federica Querin

Causes and Consequences of Low Fertility in Western Countries

Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellow, European University Institute


Etienne Breton

Modernization and Household Change in India

Postdoctoral Fellow, Population Aging Research Center University of Pennsylvania


Leah L. Gillion

Education, Political Ideology, and Academic Outcomes

Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Education, University of Pennsylvania


Sarah A. James

The Role of Sleep in the Status Attainment Process

Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow, Cornell University


Celeste Marin

It's about Time:Improving the Measurement of Time Use in Low-Resource Settings

Adjunct Professor, Dornsife School of Public Health, Drexel University


Joel J. Mittleman

LGB Youth in America's Schools: New Evidence from a Changing Context

Assistant Professor, Sociology Department, Notre Dame


Emilce A. Santana

Can Love Conquer All? Platonic and Romantic Relationships Across Ethnoracial Lines

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University


Cheng C. Cheng

Women's Education, Intergenerational Coresidence, and Household Decision-Making in China

Assistant Professor, Singapore Management University


Angela R. Dixon

The Color of Inequity: Perceptions of Discrimination in Latin America

Assistant Professor of Sociology, Emory 


Angelina Grigoryeva

Household Economies in the Context of Financialization and Population Aging

Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto


Ayesha S. Mahmud

A Map for All Seasons: Tracking Transmission Dynamics and Mortality of Childhood Infections Through the Year

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Demography, University of California, Berkeley


Zitsi Mirakhur

With a Little Help from my Friends" Examining the Role of Peer Homophily in High School Success

Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky


Mary Barber Breckenridge

Time Series Model of Age-Specific Fertility: An Application of Exploratory Data Analysis


Leila Thayer Erder

From Trade to Manufacture in Bursa: The Structure of a Turkish City 1835-1975


Howard Ross Hogan

Age Patterns of Infant Mortality