Douglas A. Wolf
Gerald B. Cramer Professor of Aging Studies
Douglas Wolf is the Gerald B. Cramer Professor of Aging Studies in the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. He also serves as the associate director for aging studies at the Maxwell School’s Center for Policy Research. Professor Wolf is a past director of the Maxwell Center for Demography and Economics of Aging. His primary research interests are aging and public policy, family demography, quantitative methodology, and program evaluation. Prior to joining Syracuse in 1992, Professor Wolf spent 10 years at the Urban Institute as a researcher and as director of the Population Studies Center. He served two years as acting leader of the Population Program for the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis in Laxenberg, Austria, spent three years as an economist with the U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, and was a researcher with Mathematica Policy Research for two years.
Dr. Wolf earned his B.A. in sociology and a Ph.D. in public policy analysis from the University of Pennsylvania.