Leonard M. Lopoo

Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs

Leonard Lopoo

Contact Information
lmlopoo@maxwell.syr.edu

426 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-3114
Office Hours:
Tu/We 11:00-12:00

Staff Support
Katrina Fiacchi
(315) 443-9040
kfiacchi@maxwell.syr.edu

Curriculum Vitae
Leonard Lopoo's CV

Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Public Policy
Director, Center for Policy Research
Director, Maxwell X Lab
Senior Research Associate, Center for Policy Research

Degree

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 2001

Specialties

Child and family policy, economic demography

Courses

Fall 2018

PAI 721.001 Introduction to Statistics, Tu/Th 9:30-10:50, 110 Maxwell Hall

Biography

Leonard M. Lopoo is a Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Public Administration and International Affairs, the Director of the Center for Policy Research, and Director and co-founder of the Maxwell X Lab. Professor Lopoo has been on the faculty at Syracuse University since 2003. Lopoo’s research is interdisciplinary, and his interests primarily involve the family: fertility, marriage, maternal employment, and the social welfare policies designed to assist the low-income population. He has published in a number of journals, including Demography, Journal of Health Economics, Journal of Human Resources, Journal of Marriage and the Family, Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and Journal of Public Economics, among many others. He has received funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the National Institute on Aging, the Pew Charitable Trusts, the Smith Richardson Foundation, the United States Department of Agriculture, and the University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research. He is the recipient of numerous awards for his research and teaching, including the Birkhead-Burkhead Teaching Excellence Award twice, an Excellence in Graduate Education Faculty Recognition Award, a Meredith Professors Recognition Award, and the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Prize. Len received his Ph.D. from the Harris School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago in 2001, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University from 2001-2003. Full Biography

Publications

Selected Papers

Research Interests

Child and family policy

Economic demography