Mathew Hauer has been appointed the Charles B. Nam Professorship in the Sociology of Population at Florida State University, is an Associate Professor of Sociology and serves as the Associate Director of the Center for Demography and Population Health. He studies the impacts of climate change on society. Recently, his research has focused on how migration induced by sea level rise could reshape the U.S. population distribution. The New York Times, National Geographic, Time Magazine, Popular Science, USA Today, and others have featured his research. Before coming to Florida State University, Dr. Hauer spent eight years directing the Applied Demography Program at the University of Georgia where he provided valuable demographic research to local, state, and federal governments.
2016 PhD, Geography, University of Georgia
2008 MS, Demography, Florida State University
2007 BS, Sociology, Florida State University
Charles B. Nam Professorship in the Sociology of Population | Associate Professor of Sociology | Associate Director of the Center for Demography and Population Health
Areas of Interest: Demography, climate change, population projections, environmental sociology, spatial analysis