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The Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) is a multidisciplinary community of scholars unified by a commitment to research that addresses the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations in the context of local and global inequalities and that informs policies affecting those populations. CPRC promotes research in four signature areas: children, youth, and families; gender, sexuality, health and HIV; immigration/migration; and urbanism. More

CPRC Calendar


Fragile Families Work Group seminar - April 2

Colter Mitchell, "Expanding the Biological Data in the Fragile Families & Child Wellbeing Study: Genes, Telomeres, and Methylation"

Social Policy Seminar - Mar. 26

Sally Findley, "Bridging the Gap: How CHWs promote the health of immigrants"

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Poverty and Social Policy

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy, at the Columbia University School of Social Work, is seeking a postdoctoral rese

President Bollinger Announces the Sexual Health Initiative to Foster Transformation (SHIFT)

On Friday, February 27th, President Bollinger announced a major research initiative at Columbia to advance prevention of sexual violence lead by CPRC faculty member, Jennifer Hirsch, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences at Mailman School of Public Health.