Mark VanLandingham


Tulane University

Mark VanLandingham is a sociologist and demographer who focuses on a wide array of topics related to social science and public health. He currently leads projects focusing on the antecedents and consequences of large scale rural-to-urban migration within Southeast Asia and acculturation, health, and well-being among Vietnamese immigrants in the United States. He co-leads a team of researchers from Tulane, Harvard, New York University, Brown, and Michigan investigating health and demographic disparities in long-term recovery from Hurricane Katrina , funded by a new Program Award (P01) from the National Institutes of Health. He teaches population studies, Field Methods in Disaster Research, and Health Problems of Developing Societies.