Alexis R. Santos-Lozada

Assistant Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Pennsylvania State University

Alexis R. Santos (Santos-Lozada) is an applied demographer and population health scientist whose research examines policy implications of demographic transformations in the United States and the international community. His current work focuses in the refinement of population estimates and projections, health inequalities and demographic consequences of Hurricane María for the population of Puerto Rico.


  • 2015–present
    Assistant Teaching Professor of Sociology and Director of Applied Demography, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2016–present
    Research Affiliate, Population Research Institute at Penn State University
  • 2013–2015
    Research Assistant to the Texas State Demographer, University of Texas at San Antonio


  • 2015 
    University of Texas at San Antonio, Ph.D. in Applied Demography
  • 2012 
    University of Puerto Rico , M.A. in Economics
  • 2010 
    University of Puerto Rico, B.A. in Economics

Professional Memberships

  • Population Association of America
  • Southern Demographic Association