Welcome to the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies!

As a University-wide initiative, we bring together scientists from all corners of the Harvard campus – and beyond – to make exciting advances in population research. With seven billion people living on the planet and a projected nine billion by 2050, our focus is on examining the most nuanced trends and important challenges in this century.

Upcoming Seminars

Pop Center Seminar: December 7 – Social Determinants of Health: Research in Action in Different Contexts, Sir Michael Marmot, MBBS, MPH, PhD, FRCP, FFPHM, FMedSci

RWJF Health & Society Scholars Seminar: December 10 – The Effects of Early Psychosocial Deprivation on Brain-behavioral Development, Charles Nelson, PhD

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