Distinguished Professor receives international honor

By Staff

Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Director of the Institute of Behavioral Science Jane Menken was named the 2009 Laureate of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP). Established in 1991, the award recognizes contributions to the advancement of population sciences and distinguished service to the organization.

Menken received the award in Marrakech, Morocco, during a recent meeting. She began working at CU-Boulder in 1997 and is a former professor of the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton University.