Home > People > U-M Researchers . Off-Campus . Training . Postdocs . Predocs . Staff . Experts . Disciplines

PSC In The News

RSS Feed icon

Findings by Burgard, Kalousova, and Seefeldt on the mental health impact of job insecurity

ISR ranks 4th in UM's record-setting unit expenditures for research

Frey on why Michigan needs more newcomers

More News

Highlights

On Giving Blue Day, help support the next generation through the PSC Alumni Grad Student Support Fund or ISR's Next Gen Fund

Bailey et al. find higher income among children whose parents had access to federal family planning programs in the 1960s and 70s

U-M's campus climate survey results discussed in CHE story

U-M honors James Jackson's groundbreaking work on how race impacts the health of black Americans

More Highlights

Next Brown Bag

Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Barbara A. Anderson

Research Professor, Population Studies Center.

Ronald Freedman Collegiate Professor of Sociology and Population Studies, Sociology.

Professor, 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.

Select Publications

Books

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.

Journal Articles

Mosley, Elizabeth, Elizabeth Jane King, Amy Jo Schultz, Lisa H. Harris, Nicole De Wet, and Barbara A. Anderson. 2017. "Abortion attitudes among South Africans: findings from the 2013 social attitudes survey." Culture, Health and Sexuality, 19(8): 918-933. DOI. Abstract.

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.

Chapters

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.

Conference Proceedings

Mosley, Elizabeth, Barbara A. Anderson, L.H. Harris, P.J. Fleming, and Amy Jo Schultz. 2017. "Attitudes toward Abortion Morality, Social Welfare, and Gender Roles: Lessons in Human Rights and Reproductive Justice from South Africa." American Public Health Association Annual Meeting and Exposition,

View additional select publications of Barbara A. Anderson

Current PSC Trainees:

Monika Doshi, David Mickey-Pabello, Elizabeth Mosley, Sarah Seelye, Sara Zobl.