Robert E. Turner Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Population Studies, Professor of Population Studies (Research)


Dennis Hogan received his PhD degree in sociology with a specialization in demography from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1976. Following faculty appointments at University of Chicago and Penn State University, he joined the Brown faculty in 1995 as professor of sociology and Robert E. Turner Distinguished Professor of Population Studies. He has been director of the Population Research Institute at Penn State University and of the Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University. During his tenure at director of the two centers he obtained eight support grants from the National Institutes of Health, Packard Foundation, Compton Foundation and Mellon Foundation, totaling $6.1 million. He has had 27 research grants from NIH, NSF, and private foundation for a total of $7.3 million.

Dennis Hogan has published three books: Transitions and Social Change: The Early Lives of American Men. New York: Academic Press, 1981; Family, Political Economy, and Demographic Change: The Transformation of Life in Casalecchio, Italy, 1861-1921. David I. Kertzer and Dennis P. Hogan. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1989; and The Family Consequences of Children's Disability. Dennis Hogan. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2012. He has published 74 refereed journal articles and 26 chapters in books.

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