Small-but-mighty Demography Department finds new support in collective alumni effort
The prominence and intimacy of Berkeley’s demography department have created close ties. Students, faculty, and alums have been organizing a private dinner during the Population Association of America’s annual meeting for half a century. Driven by these personal connections, 13 other prominent demographers agreed to sign a letter with Carlson asking fellow alums and faculty […]
Overview and Welcome from Chair Mara Loveman
Dear Friends of Berkeley Demography, Welcome! In the face of the global crises of the pandemic, increasing ecological precarity, and racial injustice, we are doing everything we can to advance scientific understanding, train a new generation of scholars, and keep a strong sense of community.
Alum Piedad Urdinola head of Columbian Census Bureau
Our alum, Piedad Urdinola Piedad Urdinola has been appointed head of DANE, the Census Bureau in Colombia.
Tell me who’s your neighbour and I’ll tell you how much time you’ve got: The spatiotemporal consequences of residential segregation
Bó, B., & Dukhovnov, D. (2022). Population, Space and Place, e61: 1-18. doi:10.1002/psp.2561
The Coronavirus Has Claimed 2.5 Million Years of Potential Life in the U.S., Study Finds
August 21, 2020, New York Times.
Ayesha Mahmud has contributed to an important story in the New York Times on the impacts of the Coronavirus.