About the USC Dornsife Population Research Center at USC

The goals of the USCPRC are the following: 

  1. Expand innovative, interdisciplinary population research on campus;
  2. Enhance the research infrastructure of population science and provide resources to campus researchers;
  3. Mentor and launch junior population research scientists;
  4. Develop community and governmental collaborations aimed at ultimately improving living conditions for Southern California residents 

The USC Dornsife Population Research Center SCPRC is currently supported by funds from the USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences. Beginning in Fall 2014, the SCPRC will compete for funds to support a Research Infrastructure for Demographic and Behavioral Population Science (RIPS) award from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Population Dynamics Branch (PDB). 

Center faculty affiliates and advisory committee members currently come from the following colleges and departments: 

Within the Dornsife College of Arts, Letters, Sciences
Center for Economic and Social Research
Economics
Sociology
Spatial Sciences Institute

Within the Davis School of Gerontology
USC/UCLA Center on Biodemography & Population Health

Within the Sol Price School of Public Policy
Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
Population Dynamics Research Group

Within the School of Social Work
Edward R. Roybal Institute on Aging


Meet the Center Faculty & Staff Affiliates 
Meet the members of the Advisory Committee 
Meet the Center Director