Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Cara Margherio

Non-Certificate Demographic Trainee 2015
Sociology PhD 2015

Cara is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Washington, where she earned her PhD in Sociology in 2015. Cara’s research interests include fertility, reproductive healthcare, methods and feminist theory. Her current project analyzes statistical definitions of stalling fertility declines. Specifically, she examines the relationship between fertility and HIV/AIDS in rural Agincourt, South Africa. She is also interested in applying feminist postcolonial theory to a critique of demographic methodology.