The PSC’s mission is to remain a national and world leader in research and training on the growth and structure of human populations and the role of socioeconomic stratification and human/social diversity in population health. The PSC is characterized by continuity, innovative and high-quality population-related research and training for careers in population research. The PSC’s focus is on key areas of research in the United States and the developing world.
The training program is a leader in the preparation and mentoring of research Ph.Ds. Graduate students and post-doctoral fellows work with our world-renowned faculty.
The PSC maintains a flexible research infrastructure that enhances interaction, builds collaborations and encourages understanding of evolving issues regarding human populations, their organization, health, and well-being.