Garip named to Census Bureau committee on racial, 少数民族 而且 other populations

July 21, 2022, 12:58 p.m.

社会学家 Filiz Garip was nominated 而且 选择 for the Census Bureau’s National Advisory Committee (NAC) on Racial, Ethnic 而且 Other Populations.


Filiz Garip

“I am honored to join this committee. This role will allow me to think more deeply about how scholarship can inform policy questions 而且 vice versa. I hope to bring some of these insights into the SPIA classroom as well,” said Garip, a professor of 社会学 而且 public affairs.

The committee aims to provide expertise 而且 guidance on 比赛, 少数民族, 而且 population issues — influencing the implementation of Census Bureau programs 而且 surveys, including the decennial census.

Garip was one of eight c而且idates chosen for the committee, 而且 she will serve a three-year term. Her research portfolio is deeply rooted in migration patterns, economic 社会学 而且 inequality. 她的书”,On the Move: Changing Mechanisms of Mexico-U.S. 迁移,” reveals the diversity of migrants from Mexico 而且 their evolving migration patterns over time.

NAC advises the Census Bureau on topics such as hard-to-count populations, 比赛 而且 少数民族ity, 语言, aging populations, American Indian 而且 Alaska Native tribal considerations, new immigrant populations, populations affected by natural disasters, highly mobile 而且 migrant populations, complex households, rural populations 而且 population segments with limited access to technology. It also considers issues like data privacy 而且 confidentiality.

As part of her role, Garip will eng年龄 in formal advisory committee meetings, 在线研讨会, web conferences, working groups 而且 other methods to accomplish NAC goals.