|Sociology||Professor Holly Reed|
Office: Powdermaker Hall 252R
Professor Holly Reed is assistant professor of sociology at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY) and a faculty associate of the CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR). Her research interests include: internal migration, urbanization, international migration, social networks, forced migration, and demographic dynamics in sub-Saharan Africa—including Ghana, South Africa, and Nigeria—and the United States. Dr. Reed’s current research projects are: 1) a mixed-methods data collection and analysis project on the health and welfare of African immigrants in the U.S.; 2) a historical analysis of internal migration and social networks in South Africa during and after the apartheid era; and 3) a quantitative policy analysis of population, social and economic changes in Nigeria.
Professor Reed previously served as a program officer for the Committee on Population of the National Academies in Washington, DC, where she wrote and edited reports on various topics in international demography, including urbanization and development, forced migration, maternal mortality, and fertility change. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from Brown University, as well as an M.A. in demography and a B.S. in international relations from Georgetown University. Professor Reed teaches Introduction to Statistics (SOC 205) and a master’s-level course in Demography (SOC 736) at Queens College, and doctoral-level courses in Demography and Demographic Methods at the CUNY Graduate Center.