Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSDE Welcomes Four New Affiliates!

Posted: 9/14/2022 (CSDE Research)

CSDE’s Executive Committee is pleased to introduce four of our new UW Faculty Affiliates:

  • Isabelle Cohen–Assistant Professor, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance. Dr. Cohen’s research focuses on innovations and their potential to change the implementation of governmental and non-governmental activities and services in developing countries, using large-scale randomized control trials to rigorously evaluate new technologies and organizational methods.
  • Daniel EnquobahrieAssociate Professor, Epidemiology. Adjunct Associate Professor, Health Systems and Population Health. Dr. Enquobahrie’s research focuses on (1) pre-pregnancy and early/mid pregnancy risk factors (and associated mechanisms) for pregnancy complications and outcomes, and (2) early life and developmental origins of metabolic and cardiovascular diseases.
  • Laura EvansAssociate Professor, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance. Dr. Evans’ work addresses both historic and continuing obstacles to Native American tribal governments’ exercise of sovereignty and self-determination. She documents how tribes respond to their context in order to dismantle barriers and expand opportunities to self-govern.
  • Vedavati PatwardhanPostdoctoral Scholar, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME). Dr. Patwardhan is an applied microeconomist, with research interests in development economics and demography. Her research focuses on women’s economic empowerment, maternal and child health, and program evaluation in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.