George Masnick was a Senior Research Fellow at the Center, researching and writing about household and family demography, population dynamics, housing studies, and household forecasting. He co-authored The Nation's Families: 1960-1990, Regional Diversity: Growth in the United States, 1960-1990, and Housing in America: 1970-2000, and was a regular contributor to the Center's annual State of the Nation's Housing report. He authored a series of papers on household formation and homeownership trends in the United States with particular attention to immigrants and minorities. He taught at the University of Pennsylvania from 1970-1974 and at Harvard University from 1974-1987. He received his BA and MA in sociology from Cornell University and earned his doctorate in sociology/demography from Brown University.