Beth Jarosz consults with the Gardner Institute on demographics. She is a senior research associate in Population Reference Bureau’s United States Programs where she manages projects focused on state and local demography. Prior to joining PRB, Ms. Jarosz was Senior Demographer at the San Diego Association of Governments and taught sociology at Pensacola State College. She has been both a panelist and steering committee member for National Academies workshops on the American Community Survey and 2020 Census, and she serves on the boards of the Association of Public Data Users and the Southern Demographic Association. Her publications include research on inequality, trends in fertility and mortality, and techniques for population estimation and forecasting. She has been quoted by numerous national and local news organizations including NPR and USA Today. She completed her master’s degree in Demographic and Social Analysis at the University of California, Irvine.