Tom Pullum is director of research for the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS) program. His responsibilities include analysis of DHS data beyond country reports such as analytical studies, comparative reports, further analysis studies, methodological reports, fellows programs, and workshops. He is involved in a continuing effort regarding adaptation of demographic methods to statistical frameworks and software, and his work with DHS has included two methodological reports on data quality. He joined the DHS staff in 2011, following a lengthy career in academia, primarily at the University of Texas at Austin.
Dr. Pullum has a Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago.