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CSDE Research Affiliate

Jack DeWaard

Scientific Director and Senior Associate, The Population Council


CSDE Research Areas:

  • Demographic Measurements and Methods
  • Environments and Populations
  • Migration and Settlement

    Jack DeWaard is Scientific Director and Senior Associate at the Population Council’s Social and Behavior Science Research unit. His research is focused on human migration, with specific attention to migration systems and networks, climate and environmental migration and displacement, and inequality and incorporation. Prior to joining the Population Council, Jack was an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Graduate Faculty of Population Studies in the Minnesota Population Center at the University of Minnesota, where he was also a faculty affiliate in the Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs, the Institute on the Environment, and the Life Course Center. Jack earned is PhD in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and lives in western Washington.