George Hough, Jr.
Research Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning
Portland State University
Director, Population Research Center
Dr. Hough’s expertise is providing clients with the best available data to make informed decisions. He has over 25 years of experience examining data ranging from the federal statistical system to local tribal registries. His teaching interests include social demography, demographic methods, and applied statistics. His recent articles and presentations have focused on evaluating the American Community Survey as a replacement to the U.S. Census decennial long form. His current research interests are in developing training materials to assist local communities in utilizing the American Community Survey data.
A.B. 1978 (Sociology) Loyola University of Chicago; M.A. 1980 (Sociology) University of Illinois at Urbana; Ph.D. 1994 (Sociology) The University of Texas at Austin