Dr Jack DeWaard

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Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • PhD: Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2007-2013 .
  • MA: Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, 2003-2004.
  • BA: Sociology and Philosophy, Seattle Pacific University, 1997-2001.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Migration and migrants
  • Incorporation and inequality
  • Climate and environmental change
Courses Taught
  • Sociology 3090 - Immigration to the U.S.
  • Sociology 3511/5511 - World Population Problems
  • Sociology 3801 - Sociological Research Methods
  • Sociology 8090 - Migration and Migrants in Demographic Perspective
  • Sociology 8890 - Advanced Demographic Methods
  • Public Affairs 5301 - Population Methods and Issues
  • DeWaard J, Nobles J, Donato KM (Forthcoming). Migration and parental absence: A comparative assessment of transnational families in Latin America. Population, Space and Place.,
  • DeWaard J, Nawrotzki RJ. (2018). Modeling migration and population displacement in response to environmental and climate change: Multilevel event history models. In R. McLeman & F. Gemenne (eds.). The Routledge handbook of environmental displacement and migration, New York: Routledge.,
  • Nawrotzki RJ, DeWaard J (2018). Putting trapped populations into place: Climate change and inter-district migration in Zambia. Regional Environmental Change, 18(2), 533-546.
  • DeWaard J, Ha JT (2017). Resituating relaunched migration systems as emergent entities manifested in geographic structures. Migration Studies, DOI 10.1093/s10113-017-1224-3.
  • DeWaard J, Ha JT, Raymer J, Wisniowski A. (2017). Migration from new-accession countries and duration expectancy in the EU-15: 2002-2008. European Journal of Population, 33(1), 33-53.
  • Havlikova-Grecequet M, DeWaard J, Hellmann JJ, Abel GJ (2017). Climate vulnerability and human migration in global perspective. Sustainability, 9(5), 720-730.
  • Nawrotzki RJ, DeWaard J, Bakhtsiyarava M, Ha JT. (2017). Climate shocks and rural-urban migration in Mexico: Exploring nonlinearities and thresholds. Climatic Change, 140, 243-258.
  • DeWaard J. (2016). Disaster and life course processes. In M.J. Shanahan, J.T. Mortimer, & M.K. Johnson (eds.). Handbook of the life course, vol. II , (pp. 321-338). New York: Springer.,
  • DeWaard J, Curtis KJ, Fuguitt GV. (2016). The “New Great Migration” of blacks to the U.S. South: Estimating duration of residence in the absence of retrospective information. Demographic Research, 34(31), 885-898.
  • DeWaard J, Curtis KJ, Fussell E. (2016). Population recovery in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: Exploring the potential role of stage migration in migration systems. Population and Environment, 37(4), 449-463.
  • Nawrotzki RJ, DeWaard J. (2016). Climate shocks and the timing of migration from Mexico. Population and Environment, 38(1), 72-100.
  • Curtis KJ, Fussell E, DeWaard J. (2015). Recovery migration after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita: Spatial concentration and intensification in the migration system. Demography, 52(4), 1269-1293.
  • DeWaard J. (2015). Beyond group-threat: Temporal dynamics of international migration and linkages to anti-foreigner sentiment. Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, 41(7), 1041-1067.
  • Frankfort-Nachmias C, Nachmias D, DeWaard J. (2015). Research methods in the social sciences, 8th ed.. New York: Worth Publishers.
  • Fussell E, Curtis KJ, DeWaard J. (2014). Recovery migration to the City of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina: A migration systems approach. Population and Environment, 35(3):, 305-322.
  • DeWaard J. (2013). Compositional and temporal dynamics of international migration in the EU/EFTA: A new metric for assessing countries’ immigration and integration policies. International Migration Review, 47(2), 249-295 .
  • Curtis KJ, DeWaard J. (2012). In-migration to the South. In L.J. Griffin & P.G. Hargis (eds.). The new encyclopedia of southern culture, vol. 20, (pp. 378). Chapel Hill: UNC Press.,
  • DeWaard J, Kim K, Raymer J. (2012). Migration systems in Europe: Evidence from harmonized flow data. Demography, 49(4), 1307-1333.
  • DeWaard J, Raymer J. (2012). The temporal dynamics of international migration in Europe: Recent trends. Demographic Research, 47(2), 249-295.
  • Merli MG, DeWaard J, Tian F, Hertog S. (2009). Migration and gender in China’s HIV/AIDS epidemic. In J. Tucker & D.L. Poston (eds.). Gender policy and HIV in China: Catalyzing policy change, (pp. 27-53). New York: Springer.,