Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Coordinator, Social Demography, Population Studies Center.
Faculty Associate, Center for Russian and East European Studies.
Ronald Freedman Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Population Studies, Sociology.
Ph.D., Princeton University
Dr. Anderson studies the relationship between social change and demographic change. Her research focuses on the former Soviet Union, China and South Africa. Her teaching centers on the relationship between social and demographic change and on technical demography.
Anderson, Barbara A. 2015. World Population Dynamics: An Introduction to Demography. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
Anderson, Barbara A., and Heston E. Phillips. 2006. Trends in the Percent of Children who are Orphans in South Africa: 1995-2005. Pretoria: Statistics South Africa.
Anderson, Barbara A. 2014. "Projecting Low Fertility: Some Thoughts about the Plausibility and Implications of Assumptions (in Russian)." Demograficheskoye obozrenie (Demographic Review), 1: 57-106. Public Access.
Nhlapo, Mosidi S., and Barbara A. Anderson. 2013. "The Rise of the African Middle Class and Continued Racial Inequality in South Africa." Poverty in Focus, 26.
Anderson, Barbara A., Marie Wentzel, John H. Romani, and Heston E. Phillips. 2011. "Exploring Environmental Consciousness in South Africa." In Africa in Focus: Governance in the 21st Century edited by Kwandiwe Kondlo and Chinenyengozi Ejiogu. Pretoria: Human Sciences Research Council.
Anderson, Barbara A., John H. Romani, Marie Wentzel, and Heston E. Phillips. 2013. "Recycling Behavior among Urban South Africans:The Role of Race and Social Status." PSC Research Report No. 13-790. April 2013. Abstract. PDF.