Armed with a Ph.D. in sociology (population) from the University of Michigan, Joe has worked in various regions of the world, specializing primarily in South and Western Asia. He has worked in national programs dealing with health and family planning issues and has first-hand experience with the diverse problems of less developed countries as well as the more developed nations. He lived for several years in a rural Indian village working in health and family planning and has also lived in areas of civil conflict, having spent six years with the U.N. in Beirut, Lebanon. Joe has conducted research and taught at universities in the United States and abroad, has completing many studies issued under the United Nations authorship, and publishes numerous studies in his own name in such areas as fertility, marriage, family planning, population estimates and projections, international migration, and population policy. Joe also speaks Arabic, French, and Hindi.
This presentation is one of many from the IT Conversations archives of Pop!Tech 2004 held in Camden, Maine, October 21-23, 2004.
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