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Diana Romero
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Phone: 212-396-7743
Degrees/Diplomas: PhD (Sociomedical Sciences), Columbia University
Research Interests: Research related to poverty and maternal, child and reproductive health; racial/ethnic health disparities, particularly among Latina women; reproductive health policy with an emphasis on abortion.

CUNY Institute for Demographic Research (CIDR)

Primary Teaching Areas

Research methods (quantitative and qualitative data collection [mixed methods]); poverty policy and health analyses.

Selected Publications

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Research Projects


  • Welfare State Family-Cap Policy Analysis: Status, Implementation, and Evaluation

  • Health, Hardship, and Race/Ethnicity in Vulnerable Families: A Multifactorial Examination of the Fragile Families Dataset

  • Fertility & Disadvantage Among Low-Income Adults: A Mixed Methods Approach


  • Latino Health Fellowship Initiative (Hunter College)



  • BA (Biology), New York University
  • MA (Scientific Journalism), New York University
  • MA and MPhil (Sociomedical Sciences), Columbia University
  • PhD (Sociomedical Sciences), Columbia University