Dr. Luke is a social demographer whose research focuses on the role that social relationships play in shaping health and development outcomes in developing countries. Dr. Luke's work is interdisciplinary, incorporating theoretical and methodological insights from sociology, anthropology, economics, and public health. She has designed and directed several large-scale surveys as well as conducted numerous qualitative studies in multiple developing countries, including Kenya and India.

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Nancy Luke is an associate professor of sociology at Brown University. At Brown, she is affiliated with the Population Studies and Training Center, the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), and the International Health Institute. She received her Ph.D. in demography and sociology from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Luke's research interests include social demography; social and economic exchange; family and gender; sexual, reproductive, and child health; migration and remittances; and Africa and South Asia.

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