The Population Association of America (PAA) has named Amy Ong Tsui—Population Council trustee, Johns Hopkins University professor, and Gates Institute senior scholar—its president-elect. She will replace current PAA president Steven Ruggles on January 1, 2016.
PAA is a nonprofit, scientific, professional organization established to promote the improvement, advancement, and progress of the human race through research on problems related to human population. It has more than 3,000 members.
Tsui is a professor at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and a senior scholar at the Bill & Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health in Baltimore, Maryland. She has been a member of the Population Council’s board of trustees since 2014.