John Casterline

Robert T. Lazarus Professor in Population Studies, Department of Sociology, College of Arts and Sciences; Director, Institute for Population Research

Dr. Casterline is a social demographer who conducts research on the causes and consequences of fertility decline in developing countries. His current research agenda includes components of contemporary fertility decline; fertility decline in sub-Saharan Africa; unintended fertility – estimation, causes, consequences; and family change in the Arab region.

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PhD, Sociology/Demography, University of Michigan
BA, Culture and Behavior, Yale College


National Institutes of Health, Hewlett Foundation