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PRC Alumna Suzana Cavenaghi on the IUSSP Ballot for Vice President

Posted: April 5, 2013

Suzana Cavenaghi is on the ballot for the vice presidency of the International Union of the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP).  She received her Ph.D. in Sociology with a specialization in Demography from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999, from which she also earned a Master's degree.  Dr. Cavenaghi also holds a specialization in Demography from the Latin American & Caribbean Demographic Center (CELADE), and a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Applied Mathematics from the State University of Campinas.  She is currently a researcher and professor at National School of Statistical Science (ENCE) at the Brazilian Institute of Geography and Statistics (IBGE); she coordinates ENCE's postgraduate program and is Editor of the Brazilian Journal of Population Studies (REBEP).  She is also a member of the following groups:

  • UNFPA NGO Advisory Panel
  • People and the Planet Working Group, organized by The Royal Society
  • Consulting council of Latin America Population Association (ALAP)
  • Editing Committee of ALAP's Journal (RELAP)

Dr. Cavenaghi's past positions include:

  • President, Latin America Population Association (ALAP), 2009-2010
  • Secretary General, Latin America Population Association, 2007-2008
  • Vice-President, Latin America Population Association, 2005-2006
  • Treasurer, Brazilian Population Association (ABEP), 2001-2004
  • Council Board Member, Brazilian Population Association, 2001-2004

Dr. Cavenghi's main areas of interest are reproductive health, fertility, family studies, population and health, statistical demography, spatial statistics, geo-processing in demography, databases and social indicators, and public policies analysis and evaluation. 

Biosketch in English
CV in Portuguese


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