We are sad to report the death of Michael Katz, Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History and a long-time Research Associate of the Population Studies Center. Michael Katz did influential work on urbanism, migration, race relations, and the social history of poverty. He was a dedicated, exacting, critical scholar and a bulwark of the social sciences and humanities at the University of Pennsylvania. He will be much missed by his colleagues and students. Please read his Philly.com obituary, his NY Times Obituary, a letter from Penn Urban Studies, a Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-UISH) blog post, and Mike Rose's blog post, and his obituary in the Penn Almanac.
Welcome to the PSC! The Population Studies Center (PSC) of the University of Pennsylvania (Penn) has fostered research and training in population since its founding in 1962, with support from the NICHD P30 program 1978-2003 and the R24 program since 2003. The PSC is ... read more