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Shripad Tuljapurkar

Shripad Tuljapurkar

Faculty Affiliate
Stanford King Center on Global Development
Professor of Biology
Department of Biology
Dean & Virginia Morrison Professor of Population Studies
Institute for Research in the Social Sciences
Affiliate
Woods Institute for the Environment

About

Shripad Tuljapurkar (Tulja) is professor of biology and the Dean & Virginia Morrison Professor of Population Studies at Stanford University.
 
Tulja directs demographic programs at Stanford’s Center for the Demography, Economics and Health of Aging, and the Stanford Center for Population Research in the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences. At Stanford, Tulja is an affiliated faculty member with the Morrison Institute for Population and Resource Studies, the Woods Institute for the Environment, and the Interdisciplinary Program on Environment and Resources. Tulja is a member of the Center for the Demography and Economics of Aging at UC Berkeley. 
 
The Tuljapurkar lab uses theory and data to ask and answer questions about populations. They work on evolutionary ecology and genetics, human demographic change and contemporary societies, prehistory and human evolution, and the biodemography of lifespan.