I am a Demographic Consultant and Professor Emeritus of Demography at the University of Connecticut. I have 30+ years of demographic consulting for local social service agencies, state and local government, private endowments, and think tanks.

Consulting Services

  • Analysis of US Migration Trends for Planning and Policy. MLR, Op-Eds
  • US Census Data Analysis. Analysis of Indivudal-Level (“microdata”) Data from the US Census American Community Survey and Current Population Survey. Examples from
  • Expert Witness Utilizing
  • Quantitative Research Design

Exemplary Projects


Op-eds and In the News

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Professional Biography

In 25 years as a Professor at the University of Connecticut, I s authored nearly 100 peer-reviewed research publications. In 2013, the American Association of Geographers honored him with its Research Excellence Award in Population Geography. Tom was a US Fulbright Scholar at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands and directed the University of Connecticut’s Urban Studies program, the Center for Population Research, and Connecticut’s US Census Data Center.

He regularly consults with a variety of organizations such as the MacArthur Foundation, Rand, Brookings, the City of Indianapolis, the Lilly Endowment, and the Connecticut Department of Education and is frequently interviewed in the media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, and Hartford Courant. Through his role as Council Member at GLG, he has served as an expert witness on US Census data and advised on the impact of COVID on real estate investment opportunities.

Research Notes