Research Affiliate, Population Studies Center.

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

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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