Michigan’s Population Studies Center

PSC was established in 1961 and has a rich history as an interdisciplinary community of scholars in population research and training. PSC is one of five centers within the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR).

PSC receives core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (P2CHD041028). The Population Dynamics and Health Program (PDHP) , which supports research in population health, is part of PSC.

News & Announcements

Jane Furey Named a 2023 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellow

Jane Furey Named a 2023 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellow

The National Academy of Education (NAEd) has named Jane Furey, a joint PhD student in Sociology and Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a graduate trainee of the Population Studies Center at the Institute for Social Research, a recipient of the 2023 NAEd/Spencer Dissertation Fellowship. She is one of 35 dissertation fellows selected…

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PSC Small Grants

Private gifts are a true investment in the research and training conducted at the Population Studies Center. They are used to support graduate students, young faculty, and international scholars, and to seed small research projects.

Currently six funds have been established at PSC. Learn more about these funds— those they honor, and the work they support– or browse all PSC Small Grants awarded.