Graduate Student and Post Doc Members

The Minnesota Population Center supports University of Minnesota graduate students engaged in population studies research by creating community and providing professional development services and through formal and informal training.

  • Geography, Environment, and Society
Stefani Aleman picture
  • School of Public Health
head to shoulder photograph of Besufekad Alemu
  • Applied Economics
  • School of Public Health
head to shoulder photograph of Sebastian Anti
  • Applied Economics
El'gin Avila Headshot picture
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Environmental Health Sciences
Maryia Bakhtsiyarava
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Alumni MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Geography, Environment, and Society
Jacqueline Banks picture head to shoulder
  • Postdoctoral Fellow
Head to shoulder photograph of De Andre' Beadle
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Sociology
Head to shoulder photograph of Aaron Berger
  • Epidemiology, PhD
Head to shoulder photograph of Katie Berry
  • Population Health Predoctoral Trainee
  • Epidemiology & Community Health
head to shoulder photograph of Manami Bhattacharya
  • Health Policy and Management
head to shoulder photograph of Jeffrey Bloem
  • Applied Economics
Anna Bokun Picture
  • MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Sociology
Head to shoulder photograph of Anna Bolgrien
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Alumni MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Public Policy
head to shoulder photograph of Kimberly Bonner
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Boyd Leon
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of Ruthie Burrows
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • MPC Predoctoral Population Studies Trainee
  • Geography, Environment, and Society
head to shoulder photograph of Gabriela Bustamante
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Cancer Disparities
Head to shoulder photograph of Collin Calvert
  • Predoctoral Fellow
  • Public Health
Chelsea Cervantes De Blois
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Alumni MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Geography, Environment and Society
Head to shoulder photograph of Tongtan Chantarat
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Public Health
  • Health Decision Sciences
Head to shoulder photograph of Muzi Chen
  • Research Data Manager and Analyst
  • Family Medicine and Community Health
head to shoulder photograph of Kenn Chua
  • Applied Economics
Head and shoulders picture of Grace Cooper
  • Graduate Student, Geography
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
Corey Culver picture
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Sociology
  • Epidemiology, PhD
  • School of Public Health

Picture of Scott Dallman
  • Applied Economics
Picture of Monique Davis
  • Applied Economics
head to shoulder photograph of Christopher Frenier
  • Health Policy and Management
Head to shoulder photograph of Jessica Friedman
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Sarah Garcia
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Alumni MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Sociology
Picture of Lama Ghazi
  • Epidemiology, PhD
  • School of Public Health

Picture of Bridget Griffith
  • Population Health Predoctoral Trainee
  • Epidemiology
Han Profile Picture
  • Graduate Student, Sociology
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
Picture of Soyoun Han
  • Applied Economics
  • Graduate Student, Applied Economics

Primary Research Areas:

Head photograph of Jessie Himmelstern
  • MPC Predoctoral Population Studies Trainee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
Head to shoulder photograph of Kimberly Horner
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
Head to shoulder photograph of Aimzhan
  • Sociology and Anthropology
Head to shoulder photograph of Vishal Jamkar
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs

J'Mag Karbeah photo
  • MPC Population Health Trainee
  • Health Policy and Management
Harshada Karnik
  • MPC Student Member
  • Public Policy
Head to shoulder photograph of Caitlyn Keo
  • Applied Economics
Picture of Kaja on a boat
  • Economics
  • College of Liberal Arts
Head to shoulder photograph of Huiyun Kim
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Yufeng Lai
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of Mark Lee
  • Predoctoral Population Health Trainee
  • MPC Alumni Population Studies Trainee
  • Sociology
Head to shoulder photograph of Sangyoo Lee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • MPC Alumni Predoctoral Trainee
  • Public Policy
Head to shoulder photograph of Soomin Lee
  • Applied Economics
Picture of Won Fy Lee
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of chris levesque
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Sociology
  • Applied Economics
  • Graduate Student
head to shoulder photograph of Summer Martins
  • Postdoctoral Researcher
  • Epidemiology & Obstetrics and Gynecology
head to shoulder photograph of Ever Mkonyi
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Mwaso Mnensa
  • Applied Economics
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
Picture of Silver Namunane
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of Yun Taek Oh
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Applied Economics
head to shoulder photograph of Abdalla Osman
  • Applied Economics
Divya Pandey Head and Shoulders, standing in front of brick wall
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of Cynthia Pando
  • Predoctoral Population Health Trainee
  • Health Services Research, Policy, & Administration
  • Graduate Student, Sociology
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee

Primary Research Areas:

Head to shoulder photograph of Chris Robertson
  • MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Sociology
Head to shoulder photograph of Colette Salemi
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of Julieth
  • Teaching Assistant, Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of Jeanie Santaularia
  • Population Health Trainee
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
head to shoulder photograph of Courtney Sarkin
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs
head to shoulder photograph of AshLee Smith
  • Public Policy Analysis
Luke Smith
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Alumni MPC Predoctoral Trainee
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
Picture of Anna Stadelman
  • Epidemiology
  • School of Public Health
Picture of Margaret Tait
  • Health Policy and Management
Picture of Katie Tastad
  • Epidemiology
  • School of Public Health
head to shoulder photograph of Naomi Thyden
  • Epidemiology
  • School of Public Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Kazumi Tsuchiya
  • MPC Population Health Postdoctoral Fellow
Mariana Urbina-Ramirez
  • Graduate Research Assistant
Head to shoulder photograph of Khoa Vu
  • Alumni MPC Population Studies Trainee
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • Applied Economics
  • Graduate Student Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy

Primary Research Areas:

Head to shoulder photograph of Robert Walker
  • Epidemiology and Community Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Yi Wang
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • MPC Predoctoral Population Studies Trainee
  • Humphrey School of Public Affairs
Head to shoulder photograph of Yu Wang
  • Applied Economics
Head to shoulder photograph of  Kelvin Wong
  • MPC Student Member
  • Graduate Student , Epidemiology and Community Health
Head to shoulder photograph of Man Xu
  • Graduate Research Assistant
  • MPC Alumni Population Studies Trainee
  • Public Policy
Picture of Ben Yawakie
  • School of Public Health
Picture of Zhamin Yelgezekova
  • Program in Human Sexuality
  • Medical School
Picture of Yaxuan Zhang
  • Geography - GIS