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Daniel T. Lichter

Professor Emeritus

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Daniel T. Lichter is the Ferris Family Professor emeritus of Life Course Studies. He is especially interested in America’s racial and ethnic transformation, growing diversity, and the implications for the future.  His other work centers on new destinations of recent immigrants, especially Hispanics moving to less densely-settled rural areas. He has published widely on topics in population and public policy, including studies of concentrated poverty and inequality, intermarriage, cohabitation and marriage among disadvantaged women, and immigrant incorporation. His College of Human Ecology profile is here.