Program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE)
Understanding the Connections among Genes, Environment, Family Processes, and Mental Health (NIMH)
Responsive Design for Efficient Survey Data Collection: An Education Program (NICHD)
Transition to Adulthood within its Life Course & Intergenerational Family Context (NICHD)
Global Girls Research Initiative (DFID)
NSFG Year 5 Statement of Work Changes (CDC)
National Campus Climate Survey (Various Sponsors)
Testing a new approach to research on genetics, environment, family and mental health (NICHD)
Special Warfare Assessments for TSOC Support (SWATS) (DOD)
Labor Outmigration, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security (ESRC)
National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) (CDC)
Ideational Influences on Marriage and Childbearing (NICHD)
PIRE (Partnerships for International Research and Education) Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change (NSF)
Young Women's Relationships, Contraception, and Unintended Pregnancy (NICHD)
Research Professor, Population Studies Center.
Research Professor, Survey Research Center.
Ph.D., University of Michigan
Dr. Axinn studies the relationships among social change, family organization, intergenerational relationships, marriage, cohabitation and fertility in the United States and Nepal. His research also includes the development of new methods for collecting social science data. His teaching centers on the family, the life course, fertility and research methods.
Jayakody, Rukmalie, Arland Thornton, and William Axinn. 2008. . (Eds)International Family Change: Ideational Perspectives. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum. Abstract.
Thornton, Arland, William Axinn, and Yu Xie. 2007. Marriage and Cohabitation. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. Abstract.
Axinn, William, and Lisa D. Pearce. 2006. Mixed Method Data Collection Strategies. New York : Cambridge University Press. Abstract.
Hawes, Armani, William Axinn, and Dirgha Ghimire. Forthcoming. "Ethnicity and Psychiatric Disorders." Annals of Psychiatry and Mental Health. NIHMSID: NIHMS826048.
Auerbach, R.P., J. Alonso, William Axinn, P. Cuijpers, D.D. Ebert, I. Hwang, and R.C. Kessler, et al. 2016. "Mental disorders among college students in the World Health Organization World Mental Health Surveys." Psychological Medicine, 46(14): 2955-2970. DOI. Abstract.
Axinn, William, Heather Gatny, and James Wagner. 2015. "Maximizing data quality using mode switching in mixed-device survey design: Nonresponse bias and models of demographic behavior." methods, data, analyses, 9(2): 163-184. PMCID: PMC4746010. DOI. Abstract.
Ghimire, Dirgha, William Axinn, and Emily Smith-Greenaway. 2015. "Impact of the spread of mass education on married women's experience with domestic violence." Social Science Research, 54: 319-331. PMCID: PMC4607934. DOI. Abstract.
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Current PSC Trainees:
Ellen Compernolle, Mira Vale, Yang Zhang.