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.

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Making the US Census an Accessible Classroom Resource, SSDAN Fosters Data Literacy

Making the US Census an Accessible Classroom Resource, SSDAN Fosters Data Literacy

Data analysis has long been the coin of the Social Science realm, but the drive to prepare the next generation to use and make sense of data has never been more zealous. Higher education is adapting to wide and deep demands to train students, adding new programs in data science and shifting curricula across the…

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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.