Below you will find a list of the faculty members of the Postgraduate Program in Demography at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG), including their areas of work and research interests.

 

  • Adriana de Miranda-Ribeiro

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2007

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: demographic analysis techniques, fertility, formal demography.

  • Alisson Flávio Barbieri 

PhD in Regional and Urban Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA, 2005

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: spatial distribution of populations, regional and urban planning, research methods.

  • Ana Paula de Andrade Verona

PhD in Sociology/Demography, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 2010

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: fertility, reproductive health, social demography, religion.

  • Bernardo Lanza Queiroz 

PhD in Demography, University of California at Berkeley, USA, 2005

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: economic demography, formal demography and mortality.

  • Cássio Maldonado Turra 

PhD in Demography, University of Pennsylvania, USA, 2004

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: economic demography, mortality and health.

  • Fausto Reynaldo Alves de Brito 

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1997

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: migration, spatial distribution of populations and environment.

  • Gilvan Ramalho Guedes

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2010

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: spatial distribution of populations, poverty, inequality and development,research methods.

  • Gisela Patrícia Zapata Araújo

PhD in Human Geography, Newcastle University ,United Kingdom,2011 

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: transnational migration, remittances and the nexus migration development.

  • José Irineu Rangel Rigotti

Coordinator of the Postgraduate Program in Demography

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1999

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: migration measurement techniques, spatial distribution of populations, development of educational indicators, spatial analysis.

  • Laura Lídia Rodríguez Wong

Head of the Department of Demography

PhD in Demography, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom,1993

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: demographic techniques, fertility and data analysis.

  • Luciana Luz Soares do Amaral

PhD in Sociology, Arizona State University, USA, 2014

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: social demography, economic demography, demography of education, public policies.

  • Paula Miranda-Ribeiro

Director of the Faculty of Economic Sciences

PhD in Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, USA, 1997

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: youth, race, reproductive health, qualitative methods, religion.

  • Simone Wajnman

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1995

Full Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: economic demography and labor markets.

 

Faculty Collaborators

 

  • Andréa Branco Simão

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2005

Professor at the Social Service School of the Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais
Social worker - UFMG / Researcher CEDEPLAR

Interests: reproductive health, sexuality, youth, race / color and qualitative methodology.

  • André Junqueira Caetano

Ph.D. in Sociology with specialization in Demography, University of Texas at Austin, 2000

Postdoctoral studies in the Department of Social Statistics & Demography, University of Southampton, United Kingdom, 2013-14

Associate Professor IV of the Graduate Program in Social Sciences, PUC-MG

Resident Researcher at Cedeplar, UFMG

Interests: social stratification, social inequalities, fecundity, reproductive behavior and migration.

  • Cibele Comini César 

PhD in Demography, Federal University of Minas Gerais, 1996

Associate Professor - Department of Statistics, UFMG

Interests: mathematical demography and mortality.

  • Clotilde Andrade Paiva

PhD in Social History, University of São Paulo, 1996

Visiting Professor 

Interests: historical demography

  • Eduardo Luiz Gonçalves Rios-Neto

PhD in Demography, University of California at Berkeley, USA, 1987

Full Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: labor markets, economic demography, fertility and migration.

  • José Alberto Magno de Carvalho

PhD in Economic Demography, London School of Economics & Political Sciences, United Kingdom, 1973 Emeritus

Associate Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: demographic analysis techniques, migration

  • Roberto do Nascimento Rodrigues

PhD in Demography, Australian National University, Australia, 1990

Full Professor – Department of Demography, UFMG

Interests: population and health, population and development.

 

Visiting Scholars

The program regularly hosts scholars from Brazil and other countries through agreements sponsoredor co-sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, Fulbright, The Population Council, The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, The United Nations Population Fund, The National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq), the Foundation for the Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES), the Foundation for Research of Minas Gerais (FAPEMIG) or international bilateral cooperation programs.

  • Ralph Hakkert

Dutch Demographer

Technical consultant to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

International Reference in Demography

Interests: public and social policy planning for the contemporary demographic context.

  • Roger Fernandez Castilla

PhD in Medical Demography, University Of London, England, 1985

Full Professor, National University of Catamarca, Argentina

Interests: data analysis population and housing census, demographic statistics.

  • Ulisses Eugênio Cavalcanti Confalonieri

PhD in Sciences (Parasitology), Rural Federal University of Rio de Janeiro and University of California, Berkeley, 1983

Full Professor,  Oswaldo Cruz Foundation and the Fluminense Federal University

Interests: emerging diseases, medical entomology, health of natural ecosystems and impact of global environmental changes on health.