Renee Ellis is the new NCRN rotational liaison. She replaces Krista Park, who was promoted to a new position at the U.S. Census.
Ellis joined the Census Bureau in 2010 in the Fertility and Family Statistics Branch in The Demographic Directorate. She works on various aspects of the redesign of the demographic and marital history sections for the Survey of Income and Program participation including question design, instrument testing, edit specifications, and analysis.
She coordinated census contributions and served on the development and writing committees for the interagency children’s forum that publishes the annual America’s Children report as well as coordinating census data efforts for President Obama’s, Brother’s Keeper Initiative. Additionally, she has coauthored four census reports using SIPP, CPS and ACS data.
Ellis earned a Ph.D. in Sociology with a focus on demography, family, and the life course from the University of California Irvine. She received B.A.s in sociology and criminology from Weber State University and an M.A.’s in Sociology and Demography from the University of California, Irvine. She currently teaches demography and research methods as an adjunct for the University of Maryland University college.