CCPR 20th Celebration Research Symposium

Seed Grant Announcement

We are pleased to announce the CCPR Seed Grant program for FY 2018-2019. Please note that we only have one call for seed grant per year. The application deadline is Oct 19, 2018. Please see details in the attached announcement and email me your cover page, proposal and NIH Bio if you are interested in applying for the seed grant.

Seed Grant Announcement

Seed Grant Cover Page

2019-2020 Course Release Program

California Center for Population Research Junior Faculty Course Release Program
The California Center for Population Research (CCPR) at UCLA is pleased to announce a new program for CCPR‐affiliated junior faculty members. The program is in conjunction with the successful renewal of our Population Dynamics Research Infrastructure Grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD). Support for the course releases comes from the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost (EVCP). The program provides one course release for each of two junior faculty affiliates of CCPR for each year of the five‐year NICHD grant. The deadline for applications for course releases in academic year 2019‐20 is November 9, 2018.
2017-2018 Course Release Program
  • “Generalizing experimental findings to broad populations of interest,” Erin Hartman (Dept. of Statistics)
  • “Detailed data analysis of preliminary studies on promoting helmet use among motorcyclists’ social network in Thailand,” Akihiro Nishi (Dept. of Epidemiology)
  • “The health benefits of socioeconomic resources among older adults: Exploring racial/ethnic contrasts,” Courtney Thomas (Dept. of Community Health Sciences)

Open Faculty Position


The UCLA California Center for Population Research (CCPR) ( seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position in demography and population studies. This is an open rank appointment with rank depending on the candidate’s experience and record. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent in a social science, public policy, public health, demography, or a related field. The appointment will likely be made in one or more of the major departments represented within CCPR (Community Health Sciences, Economics, Geography, Public Policy, Statistics, and Sociology). Candidates should have a strong, innovative research program, demonstrate success or potential for obtaining extramural research funding, and be able to teach population courses and mentor students from diverse backgrounds. The start date is negotiable, preferably Fall 2019. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2018.

More Information 

2018 Treiman Research Fellowship Award

  • Carolina Arteaga, ““The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration.” (Dept. of Economics)


For the Media

2017-2018 Funded Small Grants

  • “The Effects of Higher Education Institutional Environments on Student Mental Health.” Michael Gaddis (Dept. of Sociology)
  • “Understanding Men’s and Women’s Perceived Risk of Pregnancy: An In-Depth Exploration in Rural Malawi.” Jessica Gipson (Dept. of Community Health Sciences)
  • “Access to Health Care for Non-Communicable Diseases in Malawi: New Insights Using Geospatial Analyses of Facility- and Household-level Data.” Corrina Moucheraud (Dept. of Health Policy and Management)
  • “The Racial Self-Awareness Framework of Race-Based Stress, Coping, and Health: Evaluating Bio-Psychosocial Pathways among African Americans.” Courtney Thomas (Dept. of Community Health Sciences)
  • “Measuring Protester Demographics from Social Media Images.” Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld (Dept. of Public Policy)