URBAN INSTITUTE

Expert

Audrey Singer
Expert

Audrey Singer

Senior Fellow

Biography

Audrey Singer is a senior fellow in the Metropolitan Housing and Communities Policy Center at the Urban Institute. She is an expert on US immigration policy, the geography of immigrant settlement, and urban and metropolitan change. Her research focuses on demographic change in cities and suburbs, immigration and immigrant integration, and global refugee movements and municipal implications for long-term inclusion. Before joining Urban, Singer was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, where she is currently a nonresident senior fellow. She has been an associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, a faculty member at Georgetown University, and an analyst at the US Department of Labor. Most recently she was a member of the National Academies of Sciences panel on immigrant integration.

Singer has a BA in sociology from Temple University and an MA in sociology from the University of Texas at Austin. She earned a PhD in sociology with a specialization in demography from the University of Texas at Austin and conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Chicago.