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., 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., 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.
Anderson, Barbara A., John H. Romani, Marie Wentzel, and Heston E. Phillips. 2010. "Awareness of Water Pollution as a Problem and the Decision to Treat Drinking Water Among Rural African Households with Unclean Drinking Water: South Africa 2005." PSC Research Report No. 10-701. April 2010. Abstract. PDF.