Marta Tienda
Princeton University
Maurice P. During Professor of Demographic Studies Emerita

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Marta Tienda is Maurice P. During '22 Professor of Demographic Studies and Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs Emerita, and research associate in the Office of Population Research at Princeton University. Professor Tienda is co-author of The Hispanic Population of the United States (1987), the first national comparison of the major nationality groups, and co-editor of two volumes about Hispanics and the future of America published by the National Academies of Science (2006). She has authored over 200 research papers and reports. She is past president of the Population Association of America, current President of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. She also serves on the boards of the Urban Institute, Teachers Insurance Annuity Association (TIAA), the Robin Hood Foundation (NYC) and the Holdsworth Center for Excellence in Education (Texas). She received a B.A. degree in Spanish (education) from Michigan State University, and M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin.

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