Baruch College Press Room

Baruch College Offers Expertise on Mathematical and Social Demography

Neil BennettNeil G. Bennett is Director of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research, and a Professor in the School of Public Affairs at Baruch College and in the Sociology Program at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

Bennett is an expert on mathematical and social demography and is available to comment on:
— Premarital cohabitation
— Marriage, divorce, remarriage
— Social dynamics in families
— Adult mortality

Bennett was the founding Executive Director of the New York Census Research Data Center, one of only nine such centers around the country, where scholars can gain extraordinary access to data produced by the Census Bureau. Prior to coming to Baruch, Bennett held appointments at Yale University, where he was Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies in the department of sociology, as well as Columbia University and The University of Michigan.

Bennett received his Ph.D. in sociology at Princeton, with a specialization in mathematical demography, and Sc.B. in applied mathematics at Brown. He has also served on various boards of directors, including those of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Guttmacher Institute.

CONTACTS:
Manny Romero, 646-660-6141, Manuel.Romero@baruch.cuny.edu
Mercedes Sanchez, 646-660-6112, Mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu