People in Population Sciences at Berkeley

High-calibre research is conducted on campus by established faculty researchers and postdoctoral scholars, supported by research programs within our Schools, Colleges, and Centers. Almost one hundred faculty and researchers from a range of academic disciplines are engaged in population research at UC Berkeley. Search researchers below by Center Affiliation, Research Theme, or Academic Department.

Agricultural & Resource Economics
Michael Anderson Agricultural & Resource Economics
Keywords: environmental economics, health economics, applied econometrics, transportation
J. Keith Gilless Agricultural & Resource Economics
Keywords: Economic analysis and operations research modeling techniques to address forest resource management issues, including market forecasting, resource-dependent local economies, the role of forestry in international development, protected area management
Ethan Ligon Agricultural & Resource Economics
Keywords: applied econometrics, development economics, household allocations
Jeremy Magruder Agricultural & Resource Economics
Keywords: unemployment, networks, HIV/AIDS
Berkeley Law
Jonathan Simon Jonathan Simon Berkeley Law
Keywords: sociology of law, mass incarceration
City and Regional Planning
Jason Corburn Jason Corburn City and Regional Planning
Keywords: environmental economics, health economics, climtae change
Magali Barbieri Demography
Keywords: mortality, formal demography
Dennis Feehan Demography
Keywords: sampling, mortality, migration, computational social science
Joshua Goldstein Demography
Keywords: fertility, population aging, social demography, formal demography
Eugene Hammel Demography
Keywords: statistical and formal analysis, stratification, historical demography, microsimulation, anthropological demography
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks Demography
Keywords: kinship, reproduction, social practice
Leora Lawton Demography
Keywords: family demography, intergenerational relationships, social networks
Ronald Lee Ronald Lee Demography
Keywords: mathematical demography, intergenerational transfers, economic demography
Kenneth Wachter Kenneth W. Wachter Demography
Keywords: historical demography, mathematical demography
David Card Economics
Keywords: economics, labor, welfare, affirmative action, minimum wages, race, uninsured, employment training
Shachar Kariv Economics
Keywords: Social networks, social learning, personal and social preferences
Edward Miguel Economics
Keywords: African economic development, including work on the economic causes and consequences of violence; the impact of ethnic divisions on local collective action; and interactions between health, education, and productivity for the poor.
Enrico Moretti Enrico Moretti Economics
Keywords: labor and urban economics, wage inequality, local labor markets, cities
Emmanuel Saez Emmanuel Saez Economics
Keywords: income and wealth inequality
Environmental Science Policy and Management
Wayne Getz Environmental Science Policy and Management
Keywords: population modeling epidemiology
External Affiliates
John R. Wilmoth External Affiliates
Keywords: morbidity and mortality, life expectancy, life span, forecasting, comparative studies, parametric models
Haas School of Business
Paul Gertler Haas School of Business
Keywords: health economics, impact evaluation, development economics
Jonathan Kolstad Jonathan Kolstad Haas School of Business
Keywords: health economics, applied microeconomics
David Levine David Levine Haas School of Business
Keywords: Economic decision-making and environmentally safe and sustainable behaviors, such as adoption of cookstoves, safe water methods
Public Health
Barbara Abrams Public Health
Keywords: Weight and weight gain in women during pregnancy, postpartum and menopause, Maternal weight, nutrition, social factors and perinatal health outcomes, expressed and heat-treated breast milk and perinatal HIV transmission
Jennifer Ahern Jennifer Ahern Public Health
Keywords: Social epidemiology, neighborhoods, substance use, risk factors
Amani Allen Amani M. Allen Public Health
Keywords: Race and socioeconomic health disparities,Biobehavioral and psychobiological pathways for health disparities, Stress and coping, Mixed methods research (quantitative and qualitative)
Ralph Catalano Public Health
Keywords: economics, health care, jobs, labor, unemployment on health, mortality
Julie Deardorff Julianna Deardorff Public Health
Keywords: Pubertal development; Adolescent sexuality and reproductive health; Promotion of positive mental health among children and adolescents; Latina families and health behaviors; Stress and coping
Will Dow William Dow Public Health
Keywords: health economics, global health, economic demography, health policy
Brenda Eskenazi Brenda Eskenazi Public Health
Keywords: pesticides, health behavior, social support, agriculture, morbidity, farm
Lia Fernald Lia Fernald Public Health
Keywords: poverty, obesity, child development, public health nutrition,Latino health, Mexican-Americans and other immigrant groups
Sylvia Guendelman Sylvia Guendelman Public Health
Keywords: reproductive health of immigrant women, women's health, access to health care for disadvantaged populations, including the working poor, health along the U.S.-Mexico border
Denise Herd Denise Herd Public Health
Keywords: health disparities, images of alcohol, drugs, and violence in rap music, activism in African American communities, Drinking and drug use patterns and problems, social movements, multicultural health
Seth Holmes Seth M. Holmes Public Health
Keywords: Immigration, health effects, medical anthropology, HIV
Barbara Laraia Barbara Laraia Public Health
Keywords: Household food insecurity, Food and social environment, Health disparities, Perinatal Epi, Obesity, Diabetes, Dietary assessment methods
Mahasin S. Mujahid Public Health
Keywords: Multi-level determinants of racial/ethnic health disparities, Neighborhood environments and cardiovascular health, Breast cancer treatment and survivorship, Methods in social epidemiology, Population health
Emily Ozer Emily Ozer Public Health
Keywords: School and community-based interventions, Promotion of mental and physical health among adolescents, Violence prevention, Trauma and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Nancy Padian Public Health
Keywords: Epidemiology and prevention of sexually transmitted infectionsincluding HIV, Reproductive health, Design of public health interventions, Impact evaluation
Malcolm Potts Public Health
Keywords: international family planning, Reducing barriers to contraception and safe abortion, Reducing maternal deaths, Biological origins of human warfare, AIDS prevention
Ndola Prata Public Health
Keywords: Maternal mortality, Cost-effectiveness in family planning and abortion, Adolescent reproductive health services, Health care delivery systems, poverty and health
Claire Snell-Rood Claire Snell-Rood Public Health
Keywords: qualitative methods, gender and health, social inequality
Public Policy
Hilary Hoynes Hilary Hoynes Public Policy
Keywords: Tax Policy, Labor and Employment, Poverty & Inequality, Children, Youth and Families, Government
Rucker Johnson Public Policy
Keywords: health disparities, intergenerational mobility
Jane Mauldon Jane Mauldon Public Policy
Keywords: Demography, Children, Youth & Families, Program Evaluation, Race & Ethnicity, Quantitative Methods, Social Welfare, Health, Poverty
Steven Raphael Public Policy
Keywords: Labor & Employment, Criminal Justice, Quantitative Methods, Economic Policy, Housing & Urban Policy, Immigration, Poverty & Inequality, Employment Discrimination, Labor Economics, Racial Inequality, Urban Economics
Jesse Rothstein Public Policy
Keywords: Tax Policy, Economic Policy, Education, Labor and Employment, Program Evaluation, Public Finance, Quantitative Methods
Social Welfare
Anu Manchikanti Gómez Anu Manchikanti Gomez Social Welfare
Keywords: Sexual and Reproductive Health, HIV Prevention, Gender Equit, Violence against Women, Transgender Health, Health Equity, Social Determinants of Health
Erin Kerrison Erin Kerrison Social Welfare
Keywords: legal epidemiology, privatization of healthcare, criminal justice organization and policy
Irene Bloemraad Sociology
Keywords: Immigration, political sociology, race & ethnicity, social movements, nationalism, research methods, Canada
Claude Fischer Sociology
Keywords: Personal networks, social history, social psychology, urban, technology
David Harding Sociology
Keywords: poverty, inequality, causal inference, mixed methods, incarceration and prisoner reentry, education, neighborhood effects, urban communities, adolescence
Heather Haveman Sociology
Keywords: Organizational theory, economic sociology, historical sociology, entrepreneurship, organizational demography, gender, careers and social mobility
Mara Loveman Sociology
Keywords: Comparative and historical sociology, political sociology, ethnoracial politics, development, demography, Latin America
Trond Petersen Trond Petersen Sociology
Keywords: Organizations, social stratification, inequality, economic sociology, comparative studies, quantitative methods
Daniel Schneider Sociology
Keywords: Social Demography, Inequality, Family, Wealth and Household Finance
Ann Swidler Sociology
Keywords: Culture, religion, theory, institutionalization, African responses to HIV/AIDS

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