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Victor Agadjanian | jimi adams | Boaventura Cau | Sophia Chae |
Carlos Castillo-Chavez | Gerardo Chowell-Puente | Carey Cooper |
Connie Gager | María Hilda García-Pérez | Jennifer Glick | Patricia Gober | Brian Gratton | Steven Haas | Sarah Hayford | Chris Herbst |
Daniel J. Hruschka | Olga Kornienko | Melissa Kovacs | Jennie Kronenfeld |
Francisco Lara-Valencia | Wei Li | Vera Lopez | Nathan Martin |
Eileen Diaz McConnell | Cecilia Menjívar | Alan Murray | Nathan Martin | Masumi Iida | Laura Peck | Deirdre Pfeiffer | Matthew Pittinsky |
Seline Szkupinski Quiroga | David Schaefer | Alexandra Brewis Slade | Carlos Santos | Nicole Weller | Natalie Wilkens | Scott Yabiku


Brian Gratton, Professor of History
E-mail: brian@asu.edu | View Website

My earlier research, summarized in Old Age and the Search for Security (Indiana, 1994), focused on social security, retirement, and the circumstances of the American elderly. More recently I have studied immigration and migration, particularly among Mexican Americans and Hispanics, examining changes in family structure over long periods of time. I was a NIH Senior Fellow, Population Research Center, at the University of Texas at Austin, in 1996-1997. This fellowship led to new estimates of the size of the Hispanic population and its subgroups from 1850 to 2000. I have since received support from NICHD for study of the assimilation trajectories of the children of immigrants and from NIA for research on the household characteristics of immigrant-origin older persons. In addition to these projects I have an active interest in contemporary Ecuadorian immigration and conducted research in that country with a Fulbright Research Fellowship in 2002.

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