Julien Teitler

Julien Teitler Professor of Social Work and Sociology. He is a member of CPRC’s steering committee and co-directs the Computing and Methods Core. Teitler’s research focuses on social determinants of health and fertility. Recent studies include cross-national comparisons of fertility trends, health, and health disparities; the effect of neighborhood racial composition on birth outcomes; the measurement of neighborhood contexts; the health trajectories of immigrants in the U.S.; and the consequences of elective Caesarians.

Research Interests

Adolescent / Young Adult Developmental Transitions
Built Environment
Child Policy
Early Interventions or Prenatal to Age Three Interventions
Family Policy
Global Migration Trends
Health Inequities
Immigrant Children or Children of Immigrants
Immigrant Health
Immigration Policy
International Migration
Long Reach of Childhood or Childhood Origins of Adult Health
Migrant Health
Parental Separations
Policy (policies)
Sex Education
Social Determinants
Social Policy
Social Stratification
Teen Pregnancy
Unintended Pregnancy
Urban Health


American Community Survey
National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health
Administrative Data (state or national)
Decennial Census
Early Childhood Longitudinal Studies Program or other Institute of Education Sciences Data
Eurostat Data
Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study
General Social Survey
National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
National Health Interview Survey
NYC Survey Data (e.g. Community Health Survey, Housing and Vacancy Survey)
Panel Study of Income Dynamics
Poverty Tracker Data