Professor Andrew J. Cherlin

Andrew J. Cherlin received his undergraduate degree from Yale University in 1970 and a Ph.D. degree in Sociology from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1976. He came to Johns Hopkins as an assistant professor in 1976 and have been here ever since. Andrew served as President of the Population Association of America in 1999. In 2003 he received the Distinguished Career Award from the Family Section of the American Sociological Association. In 2005 Andrew was a Guggenheim Fellow and in 2009 received the Irene B. Taeuber Award from the PAA, in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in demographic Research. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Science, the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences, and the National Academy of Sciences.


Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)


Associate Investigator


  • Sociology