Leadership

Joshua Goldstein

Director
Josh Goldstein directs the Population Center, and is also Professor and Chair of Demography. He joined the UC Berkeley faculty in 2013 after serving as Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany. His research interest include fertility, marriage, mathematical demography, racial and ethnic demography, and population aging.

William Dow

Associate Director
William Dow, CEDA Director, is the Kaiser Permanente Professor of health economics at the UC Berkeley School of Public Health. He is also a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and previously served as Senior Economist at the White House Council of Economic Advisers. His research focuses on the economics of global health changes.

Leora Lawton, Ph.D.

Executive Director, Population Center
Leora Lawton provides organizational leadership to the Berkeley Population Center. In addition she is also a research scientist with the UC Berkeley Social Networks Study (UCNets) and Director of Cal-ADAR: Advancing Diversity in Demography of Aging Research, an undergraduate training program in demography.