Laurie Fields DeRose
Laurie Fields DeRose is Research Assistant Professor for the Maryland Population Research Center, Director of Research for the World Family Map Project, and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Family Studies. Her early research on sub-Saharan African demography laid the foundation for her current focus on global family studies. DeRose pushes the limits of developing country data to expand knowledge in comparative family sociology. She teaches students how to develop a path of inquiry and to think like sociologists.