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Noreen J. Goldman

Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs
243 Wallace Hall


Noreen Goldman, D.Sc., is the Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs at the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs and a Faculty Associate at the Office of Population Research, Princeton University. A specialist in demography and social epidemiology, Goldman’s research examines the impact of social and economic factors on health and the physiological pathways through which these factors operate. She has designed large-scale demographic and health surveys in Guatemala, Peru and Taiwan. Recently, she has examined racial and ethnic disparities in health in the US with a focus on the health status of Latinos and on disparities that were exacerbated by COVID-19. She is currently involved in a demographic, clinical, and molecular data collection effort to assess cardiovascular health among disadvantaged young adults in the US. She has been a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation, a fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and a visiting professor at UCLA and the University of Fribourg in Switzerland. She is the author of about 250 articles in population, epidemiology, sociology and statistics journals and various book chapters and monographs.