Associate Professor, Department of Geography
Director, Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research
University of California, Santa Barbara
Stuart Sweeney is Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Director of the Institute for Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research at UCSB. After earning a B.A. from the University of California, San Diego, he completed his Ph.D. (1999) in City and Regional Planning at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His diverse academic research interests span topics from applied statistics, spatial analysis, economic geography, demography, and development. In addition to academic research, he consults for government agencies; most recently developing small area population and enrollment projections for the Southern California Association of Governments.