Julien O Teitler

Julien O Teitler

Associate Professor
+1 212 851 2376
Campus Phone: 
MS 1-2376
Sch Of Social Work
712 School of Social Work
Office Hours: 
By appointment
1255 Amsterdam Ave, Room 712, Mail Code: 4600,United States
Areas of Interest: 
Adolescent Transitions, Social Inequality, Family Policy

Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 1996

Biographical Note: 

Julien Teitler is Associate Professor of Social Work and Sociology and Director of the Columbia University Social Indicators Survey Center. Teitler’s research focuses on the effects of social environments and policies on families and children, on health disparities, and on research methodology. Teitler teaches classes in Human Behavior and the Social Environment and in Research Methodology.

Professor Teitler’s research focuses on the effects of social contexts on health and fertility, and on how social environments and policies affect families and children. Recent studies include cross-national comparisons of fertility trends and health disparities, how welfare participation and mental health affect marriage, and the effect of neighborhood racial composition on birth outcomes. His current projects focus on the measurement of social networks and neighborhoods, changes in immigrant health over time spent in the U.S., explaining trends in teen fertility, and the role of prenatal care on successive fertility.