Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

CSDE Welcomes New Affiliates

Posted: 10/31/2017 ()

CSDE’s Executive Committee is pleased to welcome five new faculty affiliates!

  • Kim EnglandProfessor, Geography, University of Washington. England researches patterns of transnational migration for care labor (domestic workers, nannies, health workers) and its implications for social reproduction and inequality.
  • Carmen GonzalezAssistant Professor, Communication, University of Washington. Gonzalez researches the communication practices of immigrant and minority populations in the contexts of health promotion and civic engagement.
  • Jane LeeAssistant Professor, Social Work, University of Washington. Lee researches the role migration plays in shaping the health and well-being of immigrant populations.
  • Melanie Martin – Martin is a postdoctoral associate at Yale University and will join UW Anthropology in 2018.  Martin researches growth, health, and reproductive outcomes across the life course in relation to breastfeeding practices, diet, and microbial exposures.
  • Ali MokdadDirector of Middle Eastern Initiatives, Professor of Global Health, Epidemiology & Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington. Dr. Mokdad researches chronic diseases, emergency and refugee health, and is an expert in surveillance and survey methodologies.  Currently, he serves as the Vice Chair of the UW’s Population Health Initiative.

These affiliates bring a wealth of knowledge and unique approaches that enhances our community of demographers and collectively advances population science. We look forward to supporting each of them as they pursue their research. You can learn more about their individual research interests by visiting their affiliate pages, linked above.

If you are interested in becoming an affiliate or you know of someone who should become one, you can invite them to do so by directing them to this page.  Affiliate applications are reviewed quarterly, by CSDE’s Executive Committee.

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