Dr. Stephen Matthews (University of Wales-College of Cardiff), Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology, Demography, Anthropology and Geography (Courtesy School of International Affairs)
Matthews is serving as the Interim Director of the Applied Demography Programs (May, 2018 – present). For the past five years he has served as director of the residential dual-degree Graduate Program in Demography (60+ students) and currently serves as co-editor of the flagship journal, Demography. Matthews is trained in quantitative geography, GIS and planning. He has been at Penn State 24 years, during which time he founded and led the Geographic Information Analysis Core for over 17 years. Matthews has served on the advisory board to Penn State’s MGIS and Certificate Programs in GIS for over a decade; and he is a regular capstone supervisor for the MGIS program.
Dr. Nicolás Sacco (University of Buenos Aires), Postdoctoral Scholar at the Population Research Institute and Program Coordinator – Masters of Professional Studies in Applied Demography, Department of Sociology and Criminology.
Dr. Eric Baumer (University at Albany), Professor of Sociology and Criminology.
Dr. Guangqing Chi (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Associate Professor of Rural Sociology and Demography.
Dr. Jonathan Daw (University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill), Assistant Professor of Sociology and Demography.
Dr. Gordon De Jong (University of Kentucky), Distinguished Emeritus Professor of Sociology and Demography.
Dr. Daniel DellaPosta (Cornell University), Assistant Professor of Sociology.
Dr. Chris Fowler (University of Washington), Assistant Professor of Geography and Demography.
Dr. Steven Haas (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Associate Professor of Sociology and Demography.
Dr. John Iceland (Brown University), Professor of Sociology and Demography.
Dr. Leif Jensen (University of Wisconsin-Madison), Distinguished Professor of Rural Sociology, Sociology and Demography.
Dr. Alexis R. Santos (University of Texas at San Antonio), Assistant Professor in Human Development and Family Studies.
Dr. Kevin Thomas (University of Pennsylvania), Associate Professor of Sociology, Demography, and African Studies).
Dr. Jennifer Van Hook (University of Texas, Austin), Professor of Sociology and Demography.
Dr. Ashton Verdery (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Assistant Professor of Sociology and Demography.