Emily Agree
Emily Agree

Emily Agree, PhD

  • Associate Professor

Departmental Affiliations

  • Krieger School of Arts and Sciences (Primary)
  • Population, Family and Reproductive Health (Joint)

Center & Institute Affiliations

  • Hopkins Population Center

Contact Information

3400 N. Charles Street
530 Mergenthaler Hall
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

P:  410-516-5832
F:  410-955-2303
E: emily.agree@jhu.edu


PhD, Duke University, 1993
MA, Georgetown University, 1986

Honors and honors

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS: Fellow of the Gerontological Society of America; Board of Directors, Population Association of America

EDUCATIONAL AWARDS AND HONORS: National Institute on Aging Post-Doctoral Fellow in Demography of Aging (1993-1995) National Institute on Aging Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Demography of Aging (1989-1993) Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellow, U.S. Dept. of Education (1991) Special Fellowship for the study of Portuguese Language

Research Interests

  • Population, Aging, Demography, Long-Term Care, Disability, Family and Household, Intergenerational Relations.


  • Agree EM and ME Hughes.  (forthcoming) “Demography of Families in Later Life” in the Handbook on Families and  Aging, (Blieszner and Bedford, eds)

  • Engelman M, EM Agree, LA Meoni, MJ Klag. 2010  “Propositional Density and Cognitive Function in Later Life: Findings From the Precursors Study.” Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 65(6):706-11.

  • Engelman M, V. Canudas-Romo, and EM Agree.  2010.  “Improvement and Inequality:  The Implications of Mortality Change for Aging Populations” Population and Development Review, 36(3): 511-539

  • Cohen S., S. Ahmed, EM Agree, E. Naumova  2010. Childhood Hib vaccination and pneumonia and influenza burden in US seniors. Vaccine, 28(28):4462-9.

  • Engelman M, EM Agree, KM Yount and D Bishai.  2010. “Parity and Parents’ Health in Later Life: The Gendered Case of Ismailia, Egypt. Population Studies, 64(2):165-78