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

Qixin Cai (蔡其新)

Visiting PhD Student

Ph.D. Candidate, Institute of Social Security & School of Public Administration and Policy, Renmin University of China
M.P.A., Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Macau, 2020
B.A., Administrative Management, Guangdong Police College, 2017

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Estefanía Castañeda Pérez

Postdoctoral Fellow

Ph.D., Political Science, University of California Los Angeles, 2022
M.A., Political Science, University of California Los Angeles, 2019
B.A., Political Science; Honors Minor, Interdisciplinary Studies, San Diego State University, 2014

334 McNeil
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

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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

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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

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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

333 McNeil
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

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