Matt Hall promoted to the rank of Professor

Matt Hall headshot

Matt Hall has been promoted to Professor in the department of Policy Analysis and Management at Cornell University. Along with his role in Policy Analysis and Management and (by courtesy) Sociology, he is also the Director of the Cornell Population Center, and Director of the Program of Applied Demographics.

Hall is a social demographer whose research focuses on immigration, racial/ethnic inequality, neighborhood change, and demographic methods. He has contributed to research assessing the economic and social impacts of unauthorized migration, the emergence of Latino boom towns and other new destination areas where immigration has been recent and rapid, and the changing nature of racial stratification and segregation in housing and neighborhoods. 

Current research projects are focused on understanding the consequences of intensified interior immigration enforcement, the link between immigration status and child development, describing patterns of racial discrimination in US housing markets, and the development of data science tools for demographic estimation.

He has taught the following courses at Cornell:

  • Big Data for Big Policy Problems (PAM 2070)
  • Statistics for PAM Majors (PAM 2101)
  • Immigration & Public Policy (PAM 3040)
  • Population Controversies in Europe (PAM 3620)
  • Applied Econometrics in Public Affairs (PAM 5100)
  • Linear Models (PAM 6820/SOC 6020)
  • Immigrant Incorporation (PAM/SOC 6140)
  • Demography Proseminar (PAM 6810)

Congratulations on this well-deserved honor, Professor Hall!