Welcome to the Center for Demography and Ecology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
CDE is a multi-disciplinary faculty research cooperative for social scientific demographic
research whose membership includes sociologists, rural sociologists, economists, epidemiologists,
and statisticians. CDE is one of the leading centers of social science research in the world, as
indicated by the scholarly productivity of its faculty, the level of extramural funding secured by
researchers, the production and distribution of high quality demographic data, and the quality of
its graduate training program. The intellectual collegial environment of the Center makes it an
exciting and stimulating place in which to conduct research.
CDE is pleased to co-sponsor the May 11 conference "Early Life Determinants of Later Life Health and Well-being: The Microbiome and Epigenetics as Biological Mechanisms." Register by April 7, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
CDE affiliate Deb Ehrenthal is interviewed in the Cap Times
cover story on racial disparity in infant mortality in Dane County. She is director of Lifecourse for Healthier Families Initiative (LIHF), aimed to promote better birth outcomes for African-American women in southeastern Wisconsin. Read more...
Congratulations to CDE affiliates Felix Elwert and Jason Fletcher for being awarded the Romnes Faculty Fellowship from UW-Madison! This award recognizes exceptional faculty members who have earned tenure in the last six years.
CDE affiliate Eric Grodsky
was one of 2 UW-Madison faculty members on a National Academies of Sciences Committee that released a study last week which evaluated evidence on undergraduate research experiences.