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Lynne Cossman, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor, College for Health, Community and Policy


210-458-2530
Lynne Cossman, Ph.D.
Title

Dean and Professor, College for Health, Community and Policy

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210-458-2530
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Lloyd Potter, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography, Director, Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDSER), Texas State Demographer Distinguished Professor


Lloyd Potter, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography, Director, Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDSER), Texas State Demographer Distinguished Professor

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MNT 4.470C

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Demography and demographic methods
  • Epidemiology
  • Suicide, violence, and mental health
  • Demographics of water and energy consumption
Education
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1993
  • Ph.D., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas at Austin, 1989
  • M.S., Education, University of Houston Clear Lake, 1981
  • B.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1979
Fernando Riosmena, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography and Sociology, Director, IHDR


Fernando Riosmena, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography and Sociology, Director, IHDR

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Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Administration and Professor, Demography


Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.
Title

Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Administration and Professor, Demography

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MNT 2.270D

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Health disparities
  • Maternal and child health
  • Biomarkers and premature aging
  • Segregation and health
  • Breastfeeding and duration and initiation
  • Spatial inequality
  • Latinos in higher education
Education
  • Ph.D., Rural Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Arkansas, 2003
  • M.A., Social Policy, University of Sydney, Australia, 2003
  • B.A., Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas, 2001
Department Chairs
Ray Swisher, Ph.D.

Department Chair, Sociology, Interim Chair, Demography


Ray Swisher, Ph.D.
Title

Department Chair, Sociology, Interim Chair, Demography

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4.02.68

Department

Sociology

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Research Interests
Adolescence and the transition to adulthood Violence and crime across life course Parental incarceration Social mobility and first generation students
Education
1999 Ph.D., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1996 M.A., Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1990 M.C.R.P., City and Regional Planning, Ohio State University 1988 B.A., Geography, Ohio State University
Faculty
Lynne Cossman, Ph.D.

Dean and Professor, College for Health, Community and Policy


210-458-2530
Lynne Cossman, Ph.D.
Title

Dean and Professor, College for Health, Community and Policy

Phone Number
210-458-2530
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Ying Huang, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Demography


Ying Huang, Ph.D.
Title

Assistant Professor, Demography

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MNT 2.270L

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Urban sociology, social stratification, and population health
  • Variation in neighborhood inequality over time and across racial/ethnic groups
  • Social, spatial, and policy interactions that produce and reproduce racial and ethnic disparities in health
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University at Albany, State University of New York, 2018
  • Master of Public Policy, University of Missouri, 2012
  • Bachelor of Laws, Southwest University of Political Science and Law, 2010
Kara Joyner, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography


Kara Joyner, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography

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Department

Demography

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Lloyd Potter, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography, Director, Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDSER), Texas State Demographer Distinguished Professor


Lloyd Potter, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography, Director, Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research (IDSER), Texas State Demographer Distinguished Professor

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Room

MNT 4.470C

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Demography and demographic methods
  • Epidemiology
  • Suicide, violence, and mental health
  • Demographics of water and energy consumption
Education
  • M.P.H., Epidemiology, Emory University Rollins School of Public Health, 1993
  • Ph.D., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas at Austin, 1989
  • M.S., Education, University of Houston Clear Lake, 1981
  • B.S., Sociology, Texas A&M University, 1979
Fernando Riosmena, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography and Sociology, Director, IHDR


Fernando Riosmena, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography and Sociology, Director, IHDR

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Rogelio Sáenz, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography


Rogelio Sáenz, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography

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Room

DB 4.230

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Demography and demographic trends
  • Minority groups
  • Inequality
  • Sociology of Latina/os
  • Immigration
  • Social justice and human rights
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology, Iowa State University, 1986
  • M.S., Sociology, Iowa State University, 1984
  • B.S.W., Social Work, Pan American University, 1981
Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.

Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Administration and Professor, Demography


Johnelle Sparks, Ph.D.
Title

Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Success and Administration and Professor, Demography

Email

Room

MNT 2.270D

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Health disparities
  • Maternal and child health
  • Biomarkers and premature aging
  • Segregation and health
  • Breastfeeding and duration and initiation
  • Spatial inequality
  • Latinos in higher education
Education
  • Ph.D., Rural Sociology and Demography, The Pennsylvania State University, 2006
  • M.A., Sociology, University of Arkansas, 2003
  • M.A., Social Policy, University of Sydney, Australia, 2003
  • B.A., Sociology and Criminal Justice, University of Arkansas, 2001
Corey Sparks, Ph.D.

Graduate Advisor of Record, Associate Professor, Demography


Corey Sparks, Ph.D.
Title

Graduate Advisor of Record, Associate Professor, Demography

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Room

MNT 2.270C

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Statistical methodology
  • Survey research
  • Food insecurity
  • Health disparities
  • Spatial analysis
Education
  • Ph.D., Anthropology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University, 2007
  • M.A., Anthropology, Statistics minor, University of Tennessee, 2001
  • B.A., Anthropology, University of Tennessee, 1998
Rene Zenteno, Ph.D.

Professor, Demography


Rene Zenteno, Ph.D.
Title

Professor, Demography

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Room

MNT 4.450B

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Social and demographic change
  • International migration and social inequality with a focus on Mexico
  • US – Mexican migration
  • Mexican immigrant incorporation
  • Immigration policy
Education
  • Postdoc Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, 1996-1998
  • Ph.D., Sociology and Demography, University of Texas at Austin, 1995
  • M.A., Demography, El Colegio de México, 1988
  • B.A., Communications, Tecnológico de Monterrey, 1982
Staff
Ronnie Flores

Administrative Associate II, Demography


Ronnie Flores
Title

Administrative Associate II, Demography

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Emeritus Faculty
Joachim Singelmann, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus, Demography


Joachim Singelmann, Ph.D.
Title

Professor Emeritus, Demography

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MNT 2.270J

Department

Demography

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Research Interests
  • Poverty and inequality
  • Race relations
  • Economic development
  • Post-socialist transformations
Education
  • Ph.D., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas, 1974
  • M.A., Sociology/Demography, The University of Texas, 1971
  • Universität Hamburg, 1969
  • Abitur, Hamburg, 1966
VACANCY: Urban and Regional Planning - Assistant Professor
Department of Demography

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San Antonio, TX 78249-1644