Marta Tienda

Spring 2016, Fall 2021

Marta Tienda is Maurice P. During ’22 Professor of Demographic Studies and Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University. She was a board member of Russell Sage Foundation from 1992–2001, and currently serves as a trustee of the Teachers Insurance Annuity Association, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the Jacobs Foundation of Switzerland, and the White House Commission on Educational Excellence for Hispanics. Tienda is co-editor of the books Hispanics and the Future of America (2006) and Multiple Origins, Uncertain Destinies (2006). She is currently examining how literacy rates among immigrants affects their wages, and has begun a new research initiative to study the formation of teen romantic relationships using diaries administered on smartphones.


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