ence with national census efforts in Africa, international applications, and African migration studies. Dr. Zuberi is the director of the African Center Analysis Project (ACAP).


ELIZABETH A. EIDE, Study Director, is a senior program officer with the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources at the National Academies. Her areas of expertise include geochronology and petrology applied to crustal processes. Prior to joining the Academies, she worked overseas managing a noble gas geochronology laboratory, and administrating personnel, budget and research programs in geology and geophysics. She received her Ph.D. in geology from Stanford University and B.A. in geology from Franklin and Marshall College.

BARNEY COHEN is director of the Committee on Population at the National Research Council. For the past 14 years he has worked at the National Research Council on numerous domestic and international population-related issues. He has an M.A. in economics from the University of Delaware and a Ph.D. in demography from the University of California, Berkeley.

CAETLIN M. OFIESH is a research associate with the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources at the National Academies. Since graduating from Amherst College with a B.A. in Geology, where she focused on structural geology and tectonics, she has worked in the Boulder, Colorado, office of Environmental Defense, and spent a semester teaching geology to high school sophomores in Zermatt, Switzerland. Prior to that, she interned at the American Geological Institute in Alexandria, Virginia, and worked as a research assistant at the University of Virginia’s School of Engineering, where she published a paper on global food and water supply issues.

NICHOLAS ROGERS is a senior program assistant with the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources. He received a B.A. in history, with a focus on the history of science and early American history, from Western Connecticut State University in 2004. He began working for the National Academies in 2006 and has primarily supported the Board on Earth Sciences and Resources on earth resource and geographical science issues.

TONYA FONG YEE is a program assistant with the Board on Earth Science and Resources. She received her B.S. in business administration with a focus on marketing, from the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida. Before coming to the National Academies, she interned at the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, working on the Safe Schools/Healthy Students Initiative.

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