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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Committee on Population
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Committee on Population


Staff Listing


Malay K. Majmundar, Director, (202) 334-2478
Mary Ghitelman, Senior Program Assistant, (202) 334-1654


Mailing Address  

Committee on Population

Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
500 Fifth Street, NW

Washington, DC 20001


Tel: (202) 334-3167

Fax: (202) 334-3829

Staff  Biographies 

Malay Majmundar Malay K. Majmundar, Director

Malay K. Majmundar, a senior program officer, directs the Committee on Population (CPOP). He is currently overseeing projects on mid-life mortality and socioeconomic disparities, forced migration and refugee movements, sexual and gender minorities, and the workplace and aging. He is also developing a future research portfolio for CPOP. While at the National Academies, he has worked on studies on demography, criminal justice, immigration enforcement and statistics, and the federal budget. He has a B.A. in political science from Duke University, a J.D. from Yale University, and a Ph.D. in public policy from the University of Chicago.
Ghitelman Mary Ghitelman, Senior Program Assistant

´╗┐Mary Ghitelman is a Senior Program Assistant for the Committee on Population and the Board on Children, Youth, and Families in the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. She has been with the Academies since April of 2015, working on reports such as The Integration of Immigrants into American Society, Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide, and Transforming the Financing of Early Care and Education. She received her B.A. in psychology from Beloit College and studied abroad in Copenhagen, Denmark with a focus in cross-cultural psychology.

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