Philip Morris Hauser (1909–1994) was a demographer and pioneer in urban studies who was a former president of the American Sociological Association, the American Statistical Association and the Population Association of America. For more than 30 years he was director of the Population Research Center at the University of Chicago where he also served as the Lucy Flower Professor of Urban Sociology.
Philip Morris Hauser was born September 27, 1909.
In 1932, Hauser was first named as an instructor at the University of Chicago, a position which he retained throughout the course of his graduate studies. In 1933 he was awarded a Masters degree from that institution, followed by a Ph.D. in Sociology in 1938.
Hauser was the founder of the Population Research Center at the University of Chicago, over which he served as director for some 30 years. During the course of his career there he helped train approximately 100 future PhDs, in addition to a large number of other graduate students.
Death and legacy
Hauser died on December 13, 1994. He was 85 years old at the time of his death.
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- "Obituary: Philip M. Hauser," University of Chicago Chronicle, Vol. 14, No. 9 (Jan. 5, 1995).
- American Sociological Association, "Philip Morris Hauser: September 27, 1909 - December 13, 1994," asanet.org/ Retrieved March 21, 2011.