Leadership

DUPRI consists of a network of scientists and trainees governed by a set of bylaws and an elected Executive Committee. Overseeing all the Institute's activities, the Executive Committee develops policy and reviews and accepts new members. Current members of the Executive Committee are  M.Giovanna Merli (Sanford School of Public Policy, ex-officio) , Avshalom Caspi (Psychology and Neuroscience), Scott Lynch (Sociology, ex-officio), James Moody (Sociology), Matthew Dupre (Population and Health Science), Marcos Rangel (Sanford School of Public Policy), Susan Alberts (Biology),  and V. Joseph Hotz (Economics). M. Giovanna Merli currently serves as the Director of DUPRI and Scott M. Lynch , serves as the Associate Director.

Organizationally, DUPRI is situated in the Provost-supported Social Science Research Institute (SSRI) where it receives administrative, technical and spatial resources and support.

DUPRI researchers are Duke scholars who hold regular rank appointments and are appointed by the Executive Committee based on their interest and achievements in the population sciences. DUPRI research scholars are actively engaged in population research through diverse and compelling grants portfolios, publications in major population scholarly journals, active membership in the Population Association of America (PAA) and leadership positions in the population sciences community.

For information regarding DUPRI membership contact contactdupri@duke.edu.