Tyler W. Myroniuk

Tyler W. Myroniuk

Tyler W. Myroniuk

Assistant Professor

Sociology: Aging, Family, Health, Marriage, Migration, Social Capital, Quantitative Methods

Dr. Myroniuk received his PhD in Sociology from the University of Maryland in 2015. He then took a position as a postdoctoral research associate at Brown University’s Population Studies and Training Center until starting at Mason in 2017. Dr. Myroniuk is a social demographer whose most recent work includes examinations of the relationships between village characteristics and migration behavior/perceptions; social participation and health; marriage and health outcomes of older adults; family composition and wealth; social connections and educational achievement; and household shocks and migration. His published work is set in Malawi, South Africa,  India, and the US and Europe.

Dr. Myroniuk’s research has been published in venues such as the Journal of Health and Social Behavior, The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, Demographic ResearchSociology of Development, International Migration Review, Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, and African Studies. Although he received formal training in Sociology, his research incorporates theoretical perspectives and empirical considerations from Anthropology, Economics, and Public Health. Lastly, Dr. Myroniuk has expertise in quantitative research techniques.