Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Christine Leibbrand Joins CSDE Scientific Staff and Sociology Department as Acting Assistant Professor

Posted: 8/13/2019 (CSDE Research)

CSDE is thrilled to announce that Dr. Christine Leibbrand will be joining CSDE’s Scientific Staff as a newly minted PhD and Acting Assistant Professor of Sociology. Dr. Leibbrand will be a part-time member of CSDE’s Scientific Staff, providing statistical demography consultations, helping to organize our regularly offered, scientific and technical workshops, and collaborating, when possible, on CSDE affiliate research grants. Dr. Leibbrand’s office will be in 218 Raitt Hall.

Dr. Leibbrand is an outstanding early career scientist with expertise in a number of social science and population science domains. She is a CSDE Fellow Alumna and recently received the Dean’s Medal for Outstanding Graduate Student in the Social Sciences. Her dissertation examined whether the economic returns to migration and the economic well-being of migrants and non-migrants have changed within the context of declining internal U.S. migration rates over the past few decades. Dr. Leibbrand has also recently published or currently has articles in press at the American Journal of Sociology, Social Science Research, Social Science History, and The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.