Chair’s Welcome

Welcome to the Department of Demography at the University of Texas at San Antonio!

The Department of Demography provides training intended to increase the understanding of the size, distribution, composition and growth of human populations. Our program focuses on developing an understanding of the conceptual basis of population structure, processes, analytical methods, and related policy issues. We offer a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Applied Demography. The focus areas of the programs are on the application of demographic analyses to policy issues encountered in the public and private sectors.

The Department of Demography was established and the Ph.D. in Applied Demography was approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in January of 2006. The first class of students enrolled in the fall semester 2006. The Master of Science in Applied Demography was approved by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board in May of 2019. The first class of students enrolled in the fall semester of 2019.

Raymond Swisher, Ph.D.

Contact

Raymond Swisher, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Sociology; Interim Chair, Demography; Professor

Demography, Sociology

raymond.swisher@utsa.edu

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We appreciate your interest in the Department of Demography and extend our warmest welcome to you from the Department.