Deadline: February 1st, 2023
NextGenPop is an undergraduate program in population research that aims to increase the diversity of the population field and nurture the next generation of population scholars. The program includes a 2-week, in-person, on-campus summer experience and subsequent virtual components focused on research and professional development. This summer 2023, 15 undergraduate students will be hosted by Cornell University in Ithaca, NY, June 4 – 18. Participants will receive a $1,000 stipend as well as funds to cover all travel and living expenses. Classroom instruction and hands-on applications will address contemporary social and policy issues in population research, including race and income inequalities, health disparities, immigration, and family change. For more information, please see the attached flyer, website, and application. Please consider applying or sharing with others who might be interested!
Under the leadership of DUPRI’s Giovanna Merli, Duke will host the program during the summer of 2024. DUPRI collaborators include Tyson Brown (Sociology), Scott Lynch (Sociology), James Moody (Sociology), Jay Pearson (Sanford PPS) and Marcos Rangel (Sanford PPS). The DUPRI team will join forces with a regional team of investigators at North Carolina Central University College of Health and Sciences, Johns Hopkins University Hopkins Population Center and Morgan State University to provide expertise on social networks, health inequalities and migration and ensure a pool of qualified advanced undergraduates to participate in the program.