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

Spatial analysis

Quantitative methods

Bayesian modeling

Small area estimation

Health & Mortality


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