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Protecting Refugee Camps From COVID-19: The Case Of Northwest Syria

An international group of scientists including OPR Grad Student, Jordan Klein have modelled the risks COVID-19 poses to these settlements, and the potential beneficial impacts of a few simple interventions.

Jessica Metcalf and Julien Ayroles are conducting a study on COVID-19 in the Princeton community.


C. Jessica E.Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs. The data collected from the study will help draw a more accurate picture of the number of infectious cases, even among people showing no symptoms, and give researchers a better picture of the antibody response at the individual and community level.

Kevin O'Neil, Director, Data and Technology at The Rockefeller Foundation

Come work with our team at The Rockefeller Foundation! This is one for the relentlessly curious generalists out there. You'll find new ideas that could change the world for the better, and help make the reality by making grants, organizing meetings, writing, and doing research and analysis. Our team has people with backgrounds as data scientists, physicists, demographers, lawyers, and policy wonks, we're just missing you.

Janeria Easley, (OPR Alumni) is the first person elected to the Princeton University board in the new position (alumni trustee).

Janeria Easley, Assistant Professor in the Department of African American Studies at Emory University in Atlanta. Easley’s research and teaching specializations are racial and ethnic relations, demography, social stratification, and urban studies.

COVID-19 is Exposing Inequalities in Health and Wealth.

Sir Angus Deaton, Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs, Emeritus. Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Emeritus. Senior Scholar

How do epidemics spread and persist before and after introduction of a vaccine?

Hannah Korevaar and Jess Metcalf, members of the research team, modeling 40 years of measles dynamics demonstrates the complexity of epidemic spread and the impact of vaccination.

Shuang (Yo-Yo) Chen has been selected as the recipient of the Charles F. Westoff Prize in Demography for 2020.

Her paper entitled, “Parental Investment after the Birth of a Sibling: The Effect of Family Size in Low-Fertility China", is forthcoming in Demogra

Brandon Stewart honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students.

Brandon M.Stewart, Assistant Professor of Sociology is a recipient of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning

Measuring the predictability of life outcomes with a scientific mass collaboration

Matthew Salganik co-organized with Ian Lundberg, Alex Kindel, and Sara McLanahan.

Congratulations Kristin Catena, named Research Manager of the Fragile Families Projects.

Please join in congratulating Kristin as she assumes the new role!

Elizabeth Armstrong named head of Butler College at Princeton.

Elizabeth Armstrong, Associate Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs.

Emily Miller (PIPS/JDP) has won an NSF graduate research fellowship.

Emily is among only 9 students nationally to win the award for the field "Public Policy".