Tag: educational

Joel Cohen: An Introduction to Demography (Malthus Miffed: Are People the Problem?)


My name is Joel Cohen I’m Professor of Populations at the Rockefeller University and at Columbia University in New York City.   My background is partially in public health and partially in applied mathematics. WHY SHOULD YOU STUDY DEMOGRAPHY? Why should you consider taking a course in demography in college? 

You will be growing up…


What If You Never Ate Meat?

These days, it seems like everyone has an opinion on whether eating meat is good or bad for you. After all, it’s thought that meat is what helped you humans evolve into, well, humans. Still, vegetarians swear by tofu, veggie burgers and whatever tempeh is, but taste aside, can your body function properly without meat?…