CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

The CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR) is part of a CUNY-wide initiative, bringing together a core commitment from four campuses—Baruch College, the Graduate Center, Hunter College, and Queens College—and associated faculty affiliates from throughout the City University of New York... >>

History & Mission

The CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR) was established by the City University of New York in 2007 as part of a significant commitment to launch New York’s first demographic research and training program... >>

Faculty & Staff

CIDR is comprised of affiliates from many of the 23 CUNY campuses. Building on the presence of more than 30 demographers CUNY-wide, the City University of New York hired nine new faculty members in the field during the past few years. >>

Demographic Research

With CUNY’s demography cluster initiative, the University has created the Institute, a home where scholars can gather to exchange ideas and receive the support necessary to accomplish the research agendas they establish. This engagement takes many forms, including cross-campus collaborations of faculty and students, development and support for new research and training initiatives, and a vibrant seminar series sponsored by the Institute. »

Certificate Program in Demography

The Certificate Program in Demography is the first demographic training program in the New York metropolitan area. The CUNY Institute for Demographic Research serves as a focal point for this program. >>
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Demography Courses offered Fall 2015 at the Graduate Center

Introduction to Demography - DCP 70100
Professor Holly Reed

Advanced Methods of Demographic Analysis - DCP 80100/SOC 81900 GC2
Professor Shiro Horiuchi

Graduate students may login here to Register

Demography Seminar Series

10/16/15, Room TBD: Joseph Salvo, Director of Population Division, NYC Dept. of City Planning, "What is the current population of NYC?"

11/13/15, Room 9207: Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Columbia University, "The Black-White Mortality Crossover: What can we learn about inequality?"

12/04/15, Room C204: Livia Montana, Harvard University, "Dynamics of aging in Africa: The prevalance of diabetes, metabolic syndrome, HIV and associated social and biological risk factors in South Africa, Tanzania and Ghana"

Date: Fridays
Time: 1:00-2:30 PM
Place: The CUNY Graduate Center 365 Fifth Avenue


Director: Neil G. Bennett
Phone: (646) 660-6779

Associate Director: Deborah Balk
Phone: (646) 660-6762

Computing Director: James D. Howell
Phone: (646) 660-6713

Director of Administration and Operations:
Mabel Chee
Phone: (646) 660-6813

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