David Lindstrom received his PhD degree in sociology with specializations in demography and statistics from the University of Chicago in 1995. He is a Professor of Sociology, a core faculty associate of the Population Studies and Training Center, and former director of the Center for Latin American Studies and Associate Dean of Academic Affairs in the Graduate School. Lindstrom teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics, survey research, and migration. His research examines the determinants and consequences of migration in economically developing societies, the transition into adulthood, and the changing dynamics of reproductive health and behavior. Lindstrom is director of the Mesoamerican Migration Project (MMP), and he directed the Jimma Longitudinal Family Survey of Youth (JLFSY) in Ethiopia. He has had research grants from NIH, NSF, the Packard Foundation, the Compton Foundation and RAND.
Lindstrom has published his research in Demography, Population Studies, Social Forces, International Migration Review, Studies in Family Planning and Social Sciences and Medicine, among other journals.
Lindstrom, David P., Ida Sahlu, Tefera Belachew, and Mulusew Gerbaba.
"Life Expectations in Early Adolescence and the Timing of First Sex and Marriage: Evidence from a Longitudinal Survey in Ethiopia." 2021.
Lindstrom, David P., Anairis Hernández and Silvia Giorguli.
"Migration, Family Formation and Fertility in the Americas." Int Migr Rev, 2021.
Harling, Guy, Mamadou Bountogo, Ali Sié, Till Bärnighausen, David P. Lindstrom.
"Non-verbal response cards reduce socially desirable reporting of violence in adolescents in rural Burkina Faso: a randomized controlled trial." 2021.
|Lindstrom, David P. "Mexican Migrant Integration in the United States, 1965–2015." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 684, no. 1, 2019, pp. 85-104.|
Lindstrom, David P., and Kathryn Klaas.
"Migrant Integration and the Health Status of Mexico-U.S. Migrants." Migración y Salud/Migration and Health 2019, 2019, pp. 17-34.
|Lindstrom, David P., Liu, Mao‐Mei, Jira, Challi. "The Role of Parents and Family Networks in Adolescent Health‐Seeking in Ethiopia." Journal of Marriage and Family, 2019.|
|Lindstrom, D. P. "How Representative Are Snowball Samples? Using the Ethnosurvey to Study Guatemala-U.S. Migration." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 666, no. 1, 2016, pp. 64-76.|
|Reda, Ayalu A, Lindstrom, David. "Recent trends in the timing of first sex and marriage among young women in Ethiopia." APS, vol. 28, no. 0, 2014, pp. 1157.|
|Belachew, Tefera, Lindstrom, David, Hadley, Craig, Gebremariam, Abebe, Kasahun, Wondwosen, Kolsteren, Patrick. "Food insecurity and linear growth of adolescents in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia." Nutrition Journal, vol. 12, no. 1, 2013, pp. 55.|
|Belachew, Tefera, Lindstrom, David, Gebremariam, Abebe, Hogan, Dennis, Lachat, Carl, Huybregts, Lieven, Kolsteren, Patrick. "Food Insecurity, Food Based Coping Strategies and Suboptimal Dietary Practices of Adolescents in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia." PLoS ONE, vol. 8, no. 3, 2013, pp. e57643.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Hattori, Megan Klein, Belachew, Tefera, Tessema, Fasil. "Lifting the Curtain on the Conditions of Sexual Initiation Among Youth in Ethiopia." Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 50, no. 6, 2012, pp. 614-620.|
|Belachew, Tefera, Lindstrom, David, Gebremariam, Abebe, Jira, Challi, Hattori, Megan, Lachat, Carl, Huybregts, Lieven, Kolsteren, Patrick. "Predictors of chronic food insecurity among adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study." BMC Public Health, vol. 12, no. 1, 2012, pp. 604.|
|Belachew, Tefera, Hadley, Craig, Lindstrom, David, Getachew, Yehenew, Duchateau, Luc, Kolsteren, Patrick. "Food insecurity and age at menarche among adolescent girls in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study." Reprod Biol Endocrinol, vol. 9, no. 1, 2011, pp. 125.|
|Belachew, Tefera, Hadley, Craig, Lindstrom, David, Gebremariam, Abebe, Lachat, Carl, Kolsteren, Patrick. "Food insecurity, school absenteeism and educational attainment of adolescents in Jimma Zone Southwest Ethiopia: a longitudinal study." Nutrition Journal, vol. 10, no. 1, 2011, pp. 29.|
|Belachew, T., Hadley, C., Lindstrom, D., Gebremariam, A., Michael, K. W., Getachew, Y., Lachat, C., Kolsteren, P. "Gender Differences in Food Insecurity and Morbidity Among Adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia." PEDIATRICS, vol. 127, no. 2, 2011, pp. e398-e405.|
|Hadley, Craig, Linzer, Drew A., Belachew, Tefera, Mariam, Abebe Gebre, Tessema, Fasil, Lindstrom, David. "Household capacities, vulnerabilities and food insecurity: Shifts in food insecurity in urban and rural Ethiopia during the 2008 food crisis." Social Science & Medicine, vol. 73, no. 10, 2011, pp. 1534-1542.|
|Mariam, AG, Hailemariam, A, Belachew, T, Michael, KW, Lindstrom, D. "Support for the continuation of female genital mutilation among adolescents in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia." Ethiop J Health Sci, vol. 19, no. 2, 2011.|
|Hadley, Craig, Belachew, Tefera, Lindstrom, David, Tessema, Fasil. "The shape of things to come? household dependency ratio and adolescent nutritional status in rural and urban Ethiopia." Am. J. Phys. Anthropol., vol. 144, no. 4, 2011, pp. 643-652.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Belachew, Tefera, Hadley, Craig, Hattori, Megan Klein, Hogan, Dennis, Tessema, Fasil. "Nonmarital Sex and Condom Knowledge among Ethiopian Young People: Improved Estimates Using a Nonverbal Response Card." Studies in Family Planning, vol. 41, no. 4, 2010, pp. 251-262.|
|Lindstrom, D. P., Lopez Ramirez, A. "Pioneers and Followers: Migrant Selectivity and the Development of U.S. Migration Streams in Latin America." The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, vol. 630, no. 1, 2010, pp. 53-77.|
|Hadley, Craig, Belachew, Tefera, Lindstrom, David, Tessema, Fasil. "THE FORGOTTEN POPULATION? YOUTH, FOOD INSECURITY, AND RISING PRICES: IMPLICATIONS FOR THE GLOBAL FOOD CRISIS." NAPA Bulletin, vol. 32, no. 1, 2009, pp. 77-91.|
|Hadley, Craig, Lindstrom, David, Belachew, Tefera, Tessema, Fasil. "Ethiopian Adolescents' Attitudes and Expectations Deviate from Current Infant and Young Child Feeding Recommendations." Journal of Adolescent Health, vol. 43, no. 3, 2008, pp. 253-259.|
|Hadley, Craig, Lindstrom, David, Tessema, Fasil, Belachew, Tefara. "Gender bias in the food insecurity experience of Ethiopian adolescents." Social Science & Medicine, vol. 66, no. 2, 2008, pp. 427-438.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Kiros, Gebre-Egziabher. "The impact of infant and child death on subsequent fertility in Ethiopia." Popul Res Policy Rev, vol. 26, no. 1, 2007, pp. 31-49.|
|Biratu, BT, Lindstrom, DP. "The influence of husbands' approval on women's use of prenatal care: Results from Yirgalem and Jimma towns, south west Ethiopia." Ethiopian Journal of Health Development, vol. 20, no. 2, 2007.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Giorguli Saucedo, Silvia. "The interrelationship of fertility, family maintenance and Mexico-U.S. Migration." Demographic Research, vol. 17, 2007, pp. 821-858.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Hernández, Coralia Herrera. "Internal Migration and Contraceptive Knowledge and Use in Guatemala." IFPP, vol. 32, no. 03, 2006, pp. 146-153.|
|Lindstrom, David P, Muñoz-Franco, Elisa. "Migration and maternal health services utilization in rural Guatemala." Social Science & Medicine, vol. 63, no. 3, 2006, pp. 706-721.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Munoz-Franco, Elisa. "Migration and the Diffusion of Modern Contraceptive Knowledge and Use in Rural Guatemala." Studies in Family Planning, vol. 36, no. 4, 2005, pp. 277-288.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Paz, Carlos Brambila. "Alternative theories of the relationship of schooling and work to family formation: Evidence from Mexico." Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 48, no. 3-4, 2001, pp. 278-297.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Lauster, Nathanael. "Local Economic Opportunity and the Competing Risks of Internal and U.S. Migration in Zacatecas, Mexico1." International Migration Review, vol. 35, no. 4, 2001, pp. 1232-1256.|
|Lindstrom, David P., Berhanu, Betemariam. "The effects of breastfeeding and birth spacing on infant and early childhood mortality in Ethiopia." Biodemography and Social Biology, vol. 47, no. 1-2, 2000, pp. 1-17.|
|Lindstrom, David P. "The Role of Contraceptive Supply and Demand in Mexican Fertility Decline: Evidence from a Microdemographic Study." Population Studies, vol. 52, no. 3, 1998, pp. 255-274.|
|1995||PhD||University of Chicago|
|1994||MA||University of Chicago|
|1990||MA||University of Chicago|
|1983||BA||University of Wisconsin at Madison|
American Sociological Association
American Statistical Association
Population Association of America
|SOC 1100 - Introductory Statistics for Social Research|
|SOC 1281 - Migration in the Americas|
|SOC 2020 - Multivariate Statistical Methods II|
|SOC 2240 - Event History Analysis|