Senior Demographer, Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications
Sonya Rastogi joined the U.S. Census Bureau in 2007 as a statistician in the Population Division. She began her career with the Immigration Statistics Staff, where she contributed to important methodological changes in estimating net international migration. Recently, Rastogi worked in the Racial Statistics Branch, where she led projects such as testing and evaluating alternative race and Hispanic origin questions and reviewing and analyzing 2010 Census statistics on race. Rastogi was recently appointed to a senior research position in the Census Bureau's Center for Administrative Records Research and Applications, where she is leading the research on race, ethnicity, and immigration using administrative and Census data.
Rastogi earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Carelton College in Minnesota, as well as a master's degree and doctorate degree in sociology from the University of Maryland.