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Office Address:
353 McNeil
helenac@sas.upenn.edu
Helena Cruz Castanheira
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography

Degrees:
MA, Demography, CEDEPLAR/Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), 2011
BA, Economics, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), 2007

Dissertation Title: Three Essays on Female Labor Force Participation in Brazil and Mexico

Dissertation Chair: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Emilio Alberto Parrado
Dissertation Committee Member: Kristen Harknett

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Office Address:
216 McNeil
scranney@sas.upenn.edu
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Stephen Cranney
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography

Degrees:
BA, Political Science, Brigham Young University, 2011

Dissertation Title: Religion as a moderator in the children/happiness relationship and Relationships between sense of purpose and distinct dimensions of religiosity

Dissertation Chair: Jason Schnittker
Dissertation Committee Member: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Melissa Wilde

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Office Address:
249 McNeil
hendias@sas.upenn.edu
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Arun Hendi
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography

Degrees:
MA, Economics, University of Pennsylvania, 2010
BA, Economics and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania, 2009

Dissertation Title: The Demography of Modern Social Transformation

Dissertation Chair: Irma T. Elo
Dissertation Committee Member: Samuel H. Preston
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot

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Office Address:
250 McNeil
collinp@sas.upenn.edu
Personal Website
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Collin Payne
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography
Ph.D. Expected: Spring 2015

Degrees:
MA, Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
BA, Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 2008

Dissertation Title: Health and Aging in Low-Resource Contexts: Three essays on Healthy Life Expectancy in the Developing World

Dissertation Chair: Hans-Peter Kohler
Dissertation Committee Member: Paul Allison
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot

Contact Information
Office Address:
266 McNeil
hesohn@sas.upenn.edu
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Heeju Sohn
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography

Degrees:
M.Eng, Operations Research and Information Engineering, Cornell University, 2008
BA, Hotel Administration, Cornell University, 2007

Dissertation Title: Health Insurance and its Social and Demographic Consequences

Dissertation Chair: Jason Schnittker
Dissertation Committee Member: Jere R. Behrman
Dissertation Committee Member: Michel Guillot

Contact Information
Office Address:
249 McNeil
tencza@sas.upenn.edu
Christopher Tencza
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Group in Demography

Degrees:
BA, Political Science, University of Georgia, 2011
BS, Statistics, University of Georgia, 2011
BS, Psychology, University of Georgia, 2011

Dissertation Title: Estimating the Impact of Behavioral Risk Factors on Health and Mortality in the United States

Dissertation Chair: Michel Guillot
Dissertation Committee Member: Samuel H. Preston
Dissertation Committee Member: Irma T. Elo