Laura D. Lindberg
Laura Duberstein Lindberg joined the Guttmacher Institute in February 2004 as a Principal Research Scientist. Prior to that Dr. Lindberg worked at Abt Associates in Bethesda, MD, and at the Urban Institute's Population Studies Center in Washington, DC. Her main areas of interest include reproductive health needs and behaviors of young men, and adolescent sexual behavior more generally. Additionally, Dr. Lindberg has been involved in numerous projects addressing the determinants and consequences of unintended pregnancy, among both men and women. Dr. Lindberg’s recent research has included analysis of men’s childbearing intentions, unintended pregnancy risk among young adults, as well as continued research on sex education. Dr. Lindberg received her undergraduate degree from Princeton University's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan's Sociology Department, having specialized in demography. She also had a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of Chicago. She has published numerous peer-reviewed articles, including recent publications in the Journal of Adolescent Health, American Journal of Public Health, Perspectives on Reproductive and Sexual Health, Public Health Reports, and the American Journal of Men’s Health.