Corey Sparks, Ph.D.

Title Associate Professor and Graduate Advisor of Record

Phone Number 210-458-3166


Room MNT 2.270

Department Demography;


My research focuses on spatial demography and statistical demography. Substantively, I am interested in human health and reproduction and the application of modern statistical methods to problems in demography and health.

My teaching is primarily focused on the use and application of advanced statistical techniques including hazards analysis, multivariate methods and spatial statistics in human population analysis.

Research Interests

Statistical methodology; Survey research; Food insecurity; Health disparities; Spatial analysis.


2007 Ph. D. in Anthropology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University

2001 M.A. in Anthropology, Statistics minor, University of Tennessee.

1998 B.A. in Anthropology, University of Tennessee