V. Joseph Hotz - (Co-Chair)
V. JOSEPH HOTZ is arts and sciences professor of economics at Duke University. He is also the current chair of the Committee on Population Statistics (COPS) of the Population Association of America, and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. A past member of the Committee on National Statistics (CNSTAT) of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM), his previous NASEM service includes membership on: the Panel on Access to Research Data: Balancing Risks and Opportunities; the Panel on New Directions in Social Demography, Social Epidemiology, and the Sociology of Aging; and several studies related to the Survey of Income and Program Participation. Dr. Hotz has Ph.D. and M.S. degrees in economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a B.A. degree from the University of Notre Dame.
Joseph J. Salvo - (Co-Chair)
JOSEPH J. SALVO is chief demographer, Population Division, New York City Department of City Planning. Dr. Salvo is also a current member of the Committee on Population Statistics of the Population Association of America and served as past president of the Association of Public Data Users. For NASEM, he was a member of the Panel on Research on Future Census Methods (2010 Census planning) and of three panels related to the Census Bureau's American Community Survey, and co-chaired the planning committee for the Workshop on Respondent Burden in the American Community Survey. Dr. Salvo is a fellow of the American Statistical Association. He has M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in sociology from Fordham University.
Catherine A. Fitch
CATHERINE A. FITCH is associate director of the Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation (ISRDI) at the University of Minnesota, the home of the Minnesota Population Center and Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) data projects. Dr. Fitch is also founding codirector of the Minnesota Research Data Center (a Federal Statistical Research Data Center). Through her career at the Minnesota Population Center, she has been involved in the creation and expansion of the IPUMS databases; in addition to social science data infrastructure, her research focuses on family and historical demography. Dr. Fitch holds Ph.D. and M.A. degrees in history and an M.P.P. degree from the University of Minnesota, and a B.A. degree in history and mathematics from Saint Olaf College.
Daniel L. Goroff
DANIEL L. GOROFF is vice president and program director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, and is the incoming director of the Social and Economic Sciences Division at the National Science Foundation. Previously, he served as dean of faculty and vice president at Harvey Mudd College and on the faculty at Harvard University. He has twice served in the Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President. Dr. Goroff has participated in a variety of NASEM activities, most recently the Forum on Open Science and the current Roundtable on Aligning Incentives for Open Science. He has a Ph.D. in mathematics from Princeton University, an M.Phil. in economics from Cambridge, and an A.B.-M.A. degree in mathematics from Harvard University.
EDDIE HUNSINGER is a research data specialist with the California Department of Finance, Demographic Research Unit. His work focuses on development and evaluation of demographic methods, as well as the collection, organization, and analysis of data used in population estimates and projections. Prior to moving to the position in California in August 2019, Mr. Hunsinger was Alaska's state demographer for eight years. He has served as a steering committee member for the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Estimates, and as chair of the Federal-State Cooperative for Population Projections. He has a B.A. degree in geography from the University of California, Los Angeles, and an M.A. degree in demography from the University of California, Berkeley, and is a current student in the masters of library and information science program at the University of Washington.