Tyler W. Myroniuk

Tyler W. Myroniuk

Tyler W. Myroniuk

Assistant Professor

Aging, Family, Health, Marriage, Migration, Social Capital, Quantitative Methods

Dr. Myroniuk joined Mason's Department of Sociology and Anthropology following a postdoctoral research position at Brown University’s Population Studies and Training Center, and a PhD in Sociology from the University of Maryland. Dr. Myroniuk is a social demographer whose most recent work includes examinations of the relationships between village characteristics and migration; social participation and health; marriage and health outcomes of older adults; family composition and wealth; social connections and educational achievement; and household shocks and migration. His published work is set in Malawi, South Africa,  India, and the US and Europe.

Dr. Myroniuk’s research has been published in venues such as the Journal of Health and Social BehaviorPopulation Research and Policy ReviewThe Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Demographic ResearchInternational Migration ReviewSociology of Development,  Journal of Ethnic and Migration StudiesAfrican Studies, and Contemporary Perspectives in Family Research. Although he received formal training in Sociology, his research incorporates theoretical perspectives and empirical considerations from Anthropology, Economics, and Public Health. Lastly, Dr. Myroniuk has expertise in quantitative research techniques.