Visiting Scientists

Cathal McCrory is a research fellow at Trinity College Dublin working on the Irish LongituDinal Study on Ageing (TILDA) project. In this role, he is examining SES variation in mental health and well-being among the 50+ population in Ireland, and explore the pathways, processes and mechanisms through which socially mediated risk factors come to influence health over the life-course, with a particular emphasis on stress. He holds a PhD in psychology from Queens College Belfast. While visiting the Pop Center this fall, McCrory will collaborate with Harvard researchers who are working on other longitudinal aging studies such as HAALSI, ELSA and LASI.

Mohanty_Visiting ScientistSanjay Mohanty joins us from International Institute for Population Sciences (IIPS), Mumbai, India, where he is Professor in the Department of Fertility Studies. Dr. Mohanty’s research interests include the economics of ageing, health financing, and the nexus of poverty, inequality and human development. Dr. Mohanty is active in the Longitudinal Ageing Study in India (LASI), a pioneering study undertaken as a collaborative effort of Harvard School of Public Health, IIPS, and University of Southern California.  As a visiting scientist at the Pop Center, Dr. Mohanty will explore the linkages between demographic change and economic inequality in India. He holds a PhD in population sciences and a Master’s in economics.