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CSDE Welcomes New Affiliates!

Posted: 11/5/2018 (CSDE Research)

CSDE’s Executive Committee is pleased to introduce four of our new regional affiliates:

  • George HoughEducation Research Analyst at the Education Research and Data Center. Hough’s recent research has focused on improving data from the ACS, applications of the State Longitudinal Data Systems, and records linking high school students to postsecondary attendance, achievement and labor force participation.
  • Jamaica Corker – Program Officer for Data & Evaluation, Family Planning Program at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Corker’s research has focused on fertility and family planning in sub-Saharan Africa, migration and urbanization, and linking demography and GIS.
  • Marlaine Gray – Research Associate at Kaiser Permanente. Gray has researched how the intersection of creative practices and medical care inform biomedical care, evidence that a creative activities “work,” and how arts activities can serve as a model of better, more patient-and-family centered care.
  • Christine Galavotti – Senior Program Officer, Family Planning at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.  Galavotti’s interests include gender and social change programming, participatory governance approaches, and quality improvement strategies for reproductive and maternal health outcomes.

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.