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Alexis Raúl Santos (Santos-Lozada)

Director, Graduate Program in Applied Demography

Assistant Teaching Professor, Department of Sociology and Criminology

Research Affiliate, Population Research Institute (2015-2019)

901 Oswald Tower
University Park , PA 16802
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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  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)


My work is based in the application of Applied Demographic methods for public policy purposes. I also work with health disparities and the measurement bias attributable to the validity of data collection methods.

My work incorporates advanced statistical, spatial, and multilevel methods in the study of health (biodemographic) and demographic outcomes. 


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

Dissertation Chair(s):

Dr. Lloyd Potter (University of Texas San Antonio)

Research Interests:

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