Senior Fellow

Hans-Peter Kohler, PhD

  • Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Co-Director, Population Aging and Research Center (PARC)

Hans-Peter Kohler, PhD is the Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography in the Department of Sociology and Co-Director of the Population Aging Research Center (PARC) at the University of Pennsylvania. He directs the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH), and has 25 years of experience with research in Malawi. Dr. Kohler has widely published on topics related to global aging, life-course perspectives on health, fertility, social and sexual networks, HIV/AIDS, and biodemography. His work has had substantial influence on policy and media discussions related to demographic change. He has been awarded the Clifford C. Clogg Award for Early Career Achievement by the Population Association of America for my interdisciplinary work on fertility and health, and has been honored with Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Outstanding Scholarship in Social Demography by the American Sociological Association. His research has received extensive funding through the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation and other institutions. Dr. Kohler received his MA in Demography (1994) and his PhD in Economics (1997) from the University of California at Berkeley.

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