Sep 9, 2003 John Spencer, Brian G. Frizzelle, Philip H. Page, and John B. Vogler recently published a book entitled Global Positioning System: A Field Guide for the Social Sciences. The book is a practical, step-by-step guide for social scientists with little or no mapping experience who want to collect geospatial data using GPS equipment.
William P. Butz, senior economist at RAND, and formerly an administrator at the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation, was appointed president of the Population Reference Bureau on Aug. 22. He begins his duties October 15.
Sep 9, 2003 Robert completed his Ph.D. at Stanford University in 1999 and spent the next two years as a post-doctoral fellow at the CPC, with Glen Elder as his preceptor. He recently received the award for Distinguished Contributions Early in a Career of Research and Teaching on the Sociology of Children and Youth, from…