Dr. Steve MurdockProfessor at Rice University
Dr. Steve Murdock has had a long and distinguished career in higher education, having held faculty positions at Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is currently Allyn R. and Gladys M. Cline Professor of Sociology at Rice University. From 2007 to 2009, Dr. Murdock served as Director of the U.S. Bureau of the Census, a role that followed an earlier appointment as State Demographer of Texas. He is an internationally recognized scholar and prolific author of books and articles on the implications of current and future demographic and socioeconomic change.