Dr. Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue
Dr. Parfait Eloundou-Enyegue is a Professor and Chair, Development Sociology at Cornell University. He also chairs a training panel, under the aegis of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population’s (IUSSP) to strengthening demographic training in Africa (FraNet). He sits on the board of directors for the Population Reference Bureau, the Population Association of America, and the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population. He has served as a senior-level consultant on population issues for range of institutions including the United States Agency for International Development, the World Bank, the Hewlett Foundation, the UK Department for International Development, the French Development Agency, the United Nations Population Fund, the United Nations Population Division. He has previous presented work on demography and African security at the Woodrow Wilson Center and at the 2015 Student Conference on US Affairs conference at West Point, where he chaired a panel on demography and inequality. His research interests focus on the implications of demographic change for socioeconomic development and inequality in sub-Saharan Africa.