Dudley L. Poston

Dudley L. Poston, Jr. is an emeritus professor of sociology at Texas A&M University. He has been a sociology and demography professor for almost 50 years, serving on the faculties of the University of Texas at Austin, Cornell University, and, since 1992, Texas A&M. Poston is a demographer and conducts research in several areas, including the demography of race and ethnicity, international migration, the demography of sexual minorities, and the demography of China, Taiwan and Korea.

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COVID, the Census, and the Looming University Undercount

Counties with large universities depend heavily on student responses to the decennial census, because the census counts determine the levels of federal funding communities receive. And if those students are counted as being there …?

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