Professor of Sociology and Demography; Department Head, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Pennsylvania State University

Professor Iceland's research is in social demography, poverty, residential segregation, and immigration. He is an author of three books on these issues: Portrait of America (2014), Poverty in America (3rd edition in 2013), and Where We Live Now: Immigration and Race in the United States (2009), all published by University of California Press. He is on the editorial board of a number of social science journals and has served as an elected member of the Population Association of America Board of Directors and the American Sociological Association Population Section and Community and Urban Sociology Section Councils.

Professional Awards and Achievements
Council Member (Elected), American Sociological Association, Population Section (2011-2013) and Community and Urban Sociology Section (2013-2015)
Board of Directors (Elected), Population Association of America (2010-2012)
Editorial Boards: Demography, Social Problems, Social Science Quarterly, City and Community
Grant Review Panels: National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (Chair) and National Science Foundation
Grants: National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, U.S. Census Bureau, Russell Sage Foundation and Rockefeller Foundation
Academic Advisory Board, Arizona Department of Economic Security
Member, National Academies Committee to review the Census Bureau Dynamics of Economic Well-Being Data Collection Program (2007-08)
Testimony, U.S. House Committee on Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Income Security and Family Support, Hearing on Measuring Poverty in America (2007)

Experience

  • –present
    Professor of Sociology and Demography; Department Head, Department of Sociology and Criminology, Pennsylvania State University