•University of Texas at Austin• Department of Sociology Population Research Center LLILAS Benson
Leticia J. Marteleto, Ph.D., is the principal investigator of Decode Zika. She is an associate professor of sociology and faculty research associate at The University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center. She is also a research affiliate at UT Austin’s Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies and has previously served as associate chair of the Department of Sociology. Her recent research has appeared in Demography, Demographic Research, Population and Development Review, Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, Social Forces and Studies in Family Planning.
Primary Research Interests Social demography, education and health inequality, transitions to adulthood, fertility and reproductive health, Latin America and Africa.