Kenneth M. Johnson is senior demographer at the Carsey School of Public Policy and the Class of 1940 professor of sociology at the University of New Hampshire. He is a nationally recognized expert on U.S. demographic trends. His research examines national and regional population redistribution, rural and urban demographic change, the growing racial diversity of the U.S. population, the relationship between demographic and environmental change and the implications of demographic change for public policy.
Is Rural America Failing or Succeeding? Maybe Both
Kenneth Johnson and Daniel Lichter of the University of New Hampshire Casey School of Public Policy summarize the findings of their peer reviewed article that provides cautionary lessons regarding the commonplace narrative of widespread rural decline and urban growth.