Jack Caldwell

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Emeritus Professor John C. Caldwell, AO FASSA (Demography) Visiting Fellow, Demography and Sociology Program, Research School of Social Sciences, The Australian National University

"Jack Caldwell obtained his PhD (Demography) at the Australian National University. He was head of the Department of Demography, Research School of Social Sciences, ANU 1970-1988; Associate Director, National Centre for Epidemiology and Population Health, ANU 1988-1993; University Fellow ANU 1994-1997; Visiting Fellow, NCEPH and Demography and Sociology Program, ANU 1998 - present. He is an Adjunct Professor, Harvard University. Since 1959, Jack Caldwell, often in collaboration with his wife, Pat Caldwell, has worked extensively in developing countries, Southeast Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, and South Asia. He has directed major demographic research programs on The changing African family, Drought and desertification in sub-Saharan Africa, The HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and Australian family formation. He has written reports for the New York Academy of Science and the United Nations on Desertification and Environmental Degradation in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He was Foundation President of the Australian Population Association, 1980-82; Vice President, 1989-93 and President 1993-97 of the International Union of the Scientific Study of Population." [1]

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  1. Presenters, Australian Academy of Sciences, accessed April 15, 2008.
  2. Council 2014 - 2017, International Union for the Scientific Study of Population, accessed August 30, 2015.