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J. David Hacker <email@example.com>
State University of New York, Binghamton
The decline of fertility in the 19th-century United States.
|Address:||J. David Hacker
25 Crestmont Road
Binghamton, NY 13905
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|Interests:||American History / Studies
Demographic History / Studies
1999 Ph.D., History, University of Minnesota.
Thesis Title: The Human Cost of War: White Population in the United States, 1850-188.
1996 M.A., History, University of Minnesota.
1984 B.S., Applied Science, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
2002- Asst. Professor, Binghamton University, SUNY
2001-2002 Postdoctoral Fellow, Minnesota Population Center
1999-2001 Instructor, Humanities and Social Sciences, California Institute of Technology
1998 Instructor, Department of History, University of Minnesota.
1993-98 Project Coordinator, 1860-1870 Census Project, and Research Assistant, 1850, 1880, 1900, and 1920 Census Projects, Department of History, University of Minnesota (http://www.ipums.umn.edu).
2001 Dorothy Thomas Award for best paper on the interrelationships among social, economic and demographic variables written by a graduate student, Population Association of America.
2000 Finalist, Allan Nevins Prize for Best Dissertation in U.S. Economic History, Economic History Association.
1998-99 Graduate School Dissertation Fellowship, University of Minnesota.
"Rethinking the 'Early' Decline of Marital Fertility in the United States," Demography, 40:4 (November 2003), 605-620.
"Public Use Microdata Samples of the 1860 Census of Slave Inhabitants," with J. Trent Alexander, Sean Condon, and Jason Carl Digman, Historical Methods, 36:1 (Winter 2003), 21-26.
"The Human Cost of War: White Population in the United States, 1850-1880," (Dissertation Summary), Journal of Economic History, (forthcoming).
"Child Naming, Religion, and the Decline of Marital Fertility in Nineteenth-Century America," The History of the Family: An International Quarterly, 4:3 (Fall 1999), 339-365.
"Trends and Determinants of Adult Mortality in Early New England: Reconciling Old and New Evidence From the Long Eighteenth Century," Social Science History 21:4 (Winter 1997), 481-519.
"Cultural Demography: New England Deaths and the Puritan Perception of Risk," with Daniel Scott Smith, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 26:3 (Winter 1996), 367-92.
Two methodological articles in Historical Methods, four enyclopedia articles, and four book reviews.
Twenty-five conference papers given at the annual meetings of the Social Science History Association, American Historical Association, Society for Historians of the Early American Republic, and the Population Association of America, 1993-2004.