This application requests five additional years of support for training in population research at the Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison. Although we have expanded our interdisciplinary activities and the breadth of our training, we are requesting the same number of predoctoral (8) and postdoctoral (1) stipends. The Center for Demography and Ecology has for nearly 50 years offered a world-class program of training in population science. Its graduates are among the most renowned demographers and population scientists. The training program is based on four critical ingredients: outstanding and diverse faculty conducting innovative research;capable and committed graduate students;high-quality resources for faculty and student research and study;and a well-designed and fully implemented curriculum combining course work and research experience. Since 2009 CDE has been an independent unit in the College of Letters &Science, raising its visibility and facilitating the development of intellectual linkages across campus. New and stronger ties across departments and disciplines enhance students'interdisciplinary training experiences. The international components of CDE's research portfolio have grown extensively in the past five years, producing a diverse set of international projects and research networks through which students can develop their own international research agenda. The 45 members of the CDE training faculty offer a rich curriculum and extraordinary opportunities for students to participate on a wide variety of research projects. Research resources provided to students from CDE's infrastructure grant, individual grants, and university support are outstanding. Together with a demanding curriculum and an intensive apprenticeship system, CDE's human and material resources produce one of the best available environments for pre- and postdoctoral training in population research.
The Center for Demography and Ecology offers state-of-the-art instruction and training in demographic processes including fertility, health and mortality, an migration. Our students predominately enter research careers in academic and government institutions and agencies. Their research increases the understanding of basic behavioral processes and influence national policies that affect the health and well-being of all groups of the American population.
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|DeWaard, Jack; Curtis, Katherine J; Fussell, Elizabeth (2016) Population recovery in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: Exploring the potential role of stage migration in migration systems. Popul Environ 37:449-463|
|Garbarski, Dana; Schaeffer, Nora Cate; Dykema, Jennifer (2016) Interviewing Practices, Conversational Practices, and Rapport: Responsiveness and Engagement in the Standardized Survey Interview. Sociol Methodol 46:1-38|
|Garbarski, Dana; Schaeffer, Nora Cate; Dykema, Jennifer (2015) The effects of response option order and question order on self-rated health. Qual Life Res 24:1443-53|
|Goldberg, Julia S (2015) Coparenting and Nonresident Fathers' Monetary Contributions to Their Children. J Marriage Fam 77:612-627|
|Curtis, Katherine J; Fussell, Elizabeth; DeWaard, Jack (2015) Recovery Migration After Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Spatial Concentration and Intensification in the Migration System. Demography 52:1269-93|
|O'Connell, Heather A (2015) Where there's smoke: Cigarette use, social acceptability, and spatial approaches to multilevel modeling. Soc Sci Med 140:18-26|
|Goldberg, Julia S; Carlson, Marcia J (2014) Parents' Relationship Quality and Children's Behavior in Stable Married and Cohabiting Families. J Marriage Fam 76:762-777|
|Fussell, Elizabeth; Curtis, Katherine J; Dewaard, Jack (2014) Recovery Migration to the City of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: A Migration Systems Approach. Popul Environ 35:305-322|
|Garbarski, Dana (2014) The interplay between child and maternal health: reciprocal relationships and cumulative disadvantage during childhood and adolescence. J Health Soc Behav 55:91-106|
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