Center for Family and Demographic Research

Center for Family and Demographic Research

The Center for Family and Demographic Research is a proud affiliate of BGSU's campus and community.

Center for Family & Demographic Research

The Center for Family and Demographic Research (CFDR) is an NIH-funded population research center dedicated to research, training, and service in demography. The CFDR integrates demographic methods, data, and perspectives with other social scientific approaches to understand the well-being of children and families. A special focus of research by CFDR affiliates addresses the public health and social problems facing at-risk children, adolescents, and families.

The Center for Family and Demographic Research at Bowling Green State University has core funding from The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (P2CHD050959).

Peggy Giordano Wins 2022 Stockholm Prize in Criminology

The 2022 Stockholm Prize in Criminology has been awarded to Peggy Giordano and Francis T. Cullen for their theoretical and policy research showing the effectiveness of offender rehabilitation strategies.

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Fall Speaker Series

Black Women, Black Love
Dianne M. Stewart, PhD
Department of Religion and Department of African American Studies
Emory University
Wednesday, November 17, 12:30-1:30 pm
Online via Zoom

Speaker Series Schedule

Fall Workshops

Making Graphs Using Stata
Instructor: Hsueh-Sheng Wu
Monday, November 15, 12:30-1:30 pm
CFDR Conference Room, 7C Williams Hall

Workshop Schedule

BGSU/OSU Graduate Student Conference on Population

Friday, October 29, 2021
Hosted by The Ohio State University
10:00 am to 4:00 pm

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CFDR Grants 

  • Wendy Manning and Karen Guzzo
    U.S. Fertility and the Pandemic: Changing Fertility Plans in an Era of Uncertainty and Stress
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
  • Kelly Balistreri
    2021 Ohio Medicaid Assessment Survey

    Ohio Colleges of Medicine Government Resource Center
  • Peggy Giordano
    RAPID: The Coronavirus Pandemic: Predictors and Consequences of Compliance with Social Distancing Recommendations

    National Science Foundation
  • Susan Brown and I-Fen Lin
    Health and Well-being Effects on Later-life Divorce and Subsequent Repartnering

    National Institute on Aging
  • Eric Dubow
    Exposure to Violence and Subsequent Weapons Use: Mediating and Moderating Processes

    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development