Associate Research Scientist, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.

Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts

Dr. Hautaniemi Leonard’s work focuses on the relationship between human populations and their environments. Her research areas include macro- and micro-level population processes and land-use in the Great Plains, including migration and aging populations and intergenerational transfers; longitudinal epidemiology with a focus on the evolution of nomenclature for deaths at older ages; and mortality in industrial communities.

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