Administration

Department Head

Eric P. Baumer

  • Head, Department of Sociology and Criminology
  • Professor of Sociology and Criminology

(814) 863-5436

epbaumer@psu.edu

Associate Department Head

Jeffery T. Ulmer

  • Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Associate Department Head, Department of Sociology and Criminology

(814) 865-6429

jtu100@psu.edu

Undergraduate Directors

Holly Nguyen

  • Assistant Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Undergraduate Program in Criminology

(814) 863-5404

hollynguyen@psu.edu

Stacy Silver

  • Associate Professor of Sociology and Human Development and Family Studies
  • Honors Advisor, Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Undergraduate Program in Sociology

(814) 865-8798

stacysilver@psu.edu

Graduate Directors

Jeremy Staff

  • Professor of Criminology and Sociology
  • Director, Graduate Program in Criminology

917 Oswald Tower

(814) 865-4560

Stephen A. Matthews

  • Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Demography
  • Courtesy appointment in Geography,
  • Courtesy appointment School of International Affairs
  • Director, Graduate Program in Demography (Dual-Degree)

507 Oswald Tower, University Park, PA 16802 Tel: 814-863-9721 Office Hours: Fall 2017 TBA For: Demography Training Program by appointment only. Please e-mail me at: sxm27@psu.edu

(814) 863-9721

Jennifer Van Hook

  • Roy C. Buck Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Director, Graduate Program in Sociology

706 Oswald Tower

(814) 867-2276

Center Directors

Duane Alwin

  • McCourtney Professor of Sociology and Demography
  • Director, Center for Life Course and Longitudinal Studies

(814) 863-0438

dfa2@psu.edu

Jennifer Glick

  • Arnold S. and Bette G. Hoffman Professor in Sociology
  • Director, Population Research Institute

(814) 863-4719

jeg115@psu.edu

Derek Kreager

  • Professor of Sociology and Criminology
  • Director, Justice Center for Research

(814) 867-0217

dak27@psu.edu

Gary Zajac

  • Director, Justice Center for Research

(814) 867-3291

gxz3@psu.edu

Alexis Raúl Santos (Santos-Lozada)

Alexis Raúl Santos (Santos-Lozada)

Director, Graduate Program in Applied Demography

Lecturer, Department of Sociology and Criminology

Research Affiliate, Population Research Institute (2015-2019)

901 Oswald Tower
University Park , PA 16802
Email:
Office Phone: (814) 863-9718

Office Hours:

  • Monday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Curriculum Vitae

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Education:

  1. Post-Doctoral Fellow in Demography/Epidemiology, United States Army Institute for Surgical Research (2015)
  2. Ph.D. Applied Demography, University of Texas at San Antonio (2015)
  3. M.A. Economics, University of Puerto Rico, Río Piedras (2012)
  4. B.A. Economics, University of Puerto Rico, Cayey (2010)

Biography:

My work is based in the application of Applied Demographic methods for public policy purposes. I also work with health disparities among Hispanics and the measurement bias attributable to the validity of data collection methods. Additionally, my work incorporates statistical, spatial, and multilevel methods in the study of fertility, mortality, population change and in various issues of women's health.

Dissertation:

Inequalities in Human Papillomavirus Vaccination for Female Adolescents in the United States

Research Interests:

Applied Demography; Demography; Health and Mortality; Race/Ethnicity; Puerto Rico; Health Economics; Spatial Demography; Quantitative Methods;