Visitors and Post-Doctoral Fellows

The Population Studies Center (PSC) welcomes Visiting Scholars (Faculty, Postdocs, Research Staff, and Graduate Students) from other institutions, whether U.S. based or abroad, who are actively engaged in population studies research to work with researchers at our Center. We encourage applications from scholars in the greater Philadelphia region to collaborate with the Population Studies Center, a federally funded NIH research center. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. See the Visiting Scholars page to learn more.

Etienne Breton

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Demography, Princeton University, 2019
M.Sc., Demography, Université de Montréal, 2013
B.Sc., Anthropology, Université de Montréal, 2010


Tiffany Huang

Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Sociology, Columbia University, 2021
MPhil, Sociology, Columbia University, 2019
M.A., Sociology, Columbia University, 2018
M.P.H., Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 2014
B.A., Public Health and French, University of California, Berkeley, 2010


Contact:
387 McNeil
tjh@sas.upenn.edu
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Roland Neil

Postdoctoral Affiliate

Ph.D., Sociology, Harvard University, 2021
A.M., Sociology, Harvard University, 2017
M.A., Sociology, McGill University, 2014
B.A., Sociology, McGill University, 2013


Contact:
937 Blockley Hall
rneil@upenn.edu
Daphne Penn

Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Education (Culture, Institutions, and Society), Harvard University, 2020
Ed.M., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 2017
M.S., Sociology, Purdue University, 2013
B.S., Human and Organizational Development, Vanderbilt University, 2008


Contact:
288 McNeil
penndm@sas.upenn.edu
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Helene Purcell

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Economics, Fordham University, 2021
M.A., Economics, Fordham University, 2016
B.S., Economics and International Business, Villanova University, 2011


Contact:
333 McNeil
hpurcell@sas.upenn.edu
Andrea Verhulst

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Demography, Université Catholique de Louvain, 2016
M.A., Population and Development Studies, Université Catholique de Louvain, 2011
B.A., Sociology and Anthropology, Université Saint-Louis, 2008


Kuo Zhao (赵阔)

Visiting PhD Student

Ph.D. candidate, Education Economics & Administration, Renmin University of China
Master of Management, Education Economics & Administration, Renmin University of China, 2020
Bachelor of Management, Public Administration, Northwest A & F University, 2018


Contact:
216 McNeil
zhaokuo@sas.upenn.edu