Nancy Landale

Liberal Arts Research Professor of Sociology and Demography
Pennsylvania State University


Nancy Landale

Nancy S. Landale is Liberal Arts Research Professor of Sociology and Demography at Pennsylvania State University. She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Washington in 1987 and has been on the Penn State faculty since 1990. She currently serves as Vice President Elect of the Population Association of America. Dr. Landale’s areas of interest are family demography, immigrant assimilation, the Hispanic population, and children’s health. She is currently working on an NICHD-funded study of the health and development of Mexican children of immigrants ages 0 to 5. The broad aims of the project are to investigate how immigration and assimilation processes shape the family circumstances of Mexican-origin children and to analyze how family circumstances shape children’s health outcomes.

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