David Van Riper

Appointments

Director of Spatial Analysis, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2010-present.

Research Fellow, Minnesota Population Center, University of Minnesota, 2005-2010.

Teaching Specialist, Department of Geography, Environment and Society, University of Minnesota, 2015.

Teaching Specialist, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, 2008-2014.

Education

2003 M.A., University of Minnesota

1999 B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison

Publications

Journals

2020 Grace, Kathryn, Sunnee Billingsley, and David Van Riper. 2020. “Building an Interdisciplinary Framework to Advance Conceptual and Technical Aspects of Population-Environment Research Focused on Women’s and Children’s Health.” Social Science & Medicine 250 (April): 112857. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.socscimed.2020.112857.

2020 Allen, Ryan, and David Van Riper. 2020. “The New Deal, the Deserving Poor and the First Public Housing Residents in New York City.” Social Science History 44 (1): 91–115. https://doi.org/10.1017/ssh.2019.41.

2019 Kugler, Tracy A., Kathryn Grace, David J. Wrathall, Alex de Sherbinin, David Van Riper, Christoph Aubrecht, Douglas Comer, Susana B. Adamo, Guido Cervone, Ryan Engstrom, Carolynne Hultquist, Andrea E. Gaughan, Catherine Linard, Emilio Moran, Forrest Stevens, Andrew J. Tatem, Beth Tellman, Jamon Van Den Hoek. 2019. “People and Pixels 20 Years Later: The Current Data Landscape and Research Trends Blending Population and Environmental Data.” Population and Environment, November. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11111-019-00326-5.

2018 Grace, Kathryn, Nicholas Nagle, Clara Burgert-Brucker, Shelby Rutzick, David Van Riper, Trinadh Dontamsetti, and Trevor Croft. 2018. “Integrating Environmental Context into DHS Analysis While Protecting Participant Confidentiality: A New Remote Sensing Method.” Population and Development Review. https://doi.org/10.1111/padr.12222.

2016 Saporito, Salvatore, and David Van Riper. 2016. “Do Irregularly Shaped School Attendance Zones Contribute to Racial Segregation or Integration?” Social Currents 3 (1): 64–83. https://doi.org/10.1177/2329496515604637.

2015 Forsyth, Ann, Melanie Wall, Tse Choo, Nicole Larson, David Van Riper, and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer. 2015. “Perceived and Police-Reported Neighborhood Crime: Linkages to Adolescent Activity Behaviors and Weight Status.” Journal of Adolescent Health 57 (2): 222–28. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jadohealth.2015.05.003.

2015 Kugler, Tracy A., David Van Riper, Steven M. Manson, David A. Haynes II, Joshua Donato, and Katie Stinebaugh. 2015. “Terra Populus: Workflows for Integrating and Harmonizing Geospatial Population and Environmental Data.” Journal of Map & Geography Libraries 11 (2): 180–206. https://doi.org/10.1080/15420353.2015.1036484.

2015 Ruggles, S., T. A. Kugler, C. A. Fitch, and D. C. Van Riper. 2015. “Terra Populus: Integrated Data on Population and Environment.” In 2015 IEEE International Conference on Data Mining Workshop (ICDMW), 222–31. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICDMW.2015.204.

2014 Ko, S., J. Zhao, J. Xia, S. Afzal, X. Wang, G. Abram, N. Elmqvist, et al. 2014. “VASA: Interactive Computational Steering of Large Asynchronous Simulation Pipelines for Societal Infrastructure.” IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics 20 (12): 1853–62. https://doi.org/10.1109/TVCG.2014.2346911.

2013 Saporito, Salvatore, David Van Riper, and Ashwini Wakchaure. 2013. “Building the School Attendance Boundary Information System (SABINS): Collecting, Processing, and Modeling K to 12 Educational Geography.” Journal of the Urban and Regional Information Systems Association 25 (2): 49.

2013 Schroeder, Jonathan P., and David C. Van Riper. 2013. “Because Muncie’s Densities Are Not Manhattan’s: Using Geographical Weighting in the Expectation–Maximization Algorithm for Areal Interpolation.” Geographical Analysis 45 (3): 216–37. https://doi.org/10.1111/gean.12014.

2012 Forsyth, Ann, David Van Riper, Nicole Larson, Melanie Wall, and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer. 2012. “Creating a Replicable, Valid Cross-Platform Buffering Technique: The Sausage Network Buffer for Measuring Food and Physical Activity Built Environments.” International Journal of Health Geographics 11 (1): 14. https://doi.org/10.1186/1476-072X-11-14.

2012 Wall, Melanie M., Nicole I. Larson, Ann Forsyth, David C. Van Riper, Dan J. Graham, Mary T. Story, and Dianne Neumark-Sztainer. 2012. “Patterns of Obesogenic Neighborhood Features and Adolescent Weight: A Comparison of Statistical Approaches.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 42 (5): e65–75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2012.02.009.

2011 Noble, Petra, David Van Riper, Steven Ruggles, Jonathan Schroeder, and Monty Hindman. 2011. “Harmonizing Disparate Data across Time and Place: The Integrated Spatio-Temporal Aggregate Data Series.” Historical Methods: A Journal of Quantitative and Interdisciplinary History 44 (2): 79–85. https://doi.org/10.1080/01615440.2011.563228.

2010 Forsyth, Ann, Leslie Lytle, and David Van Riper. 2010. “Finding Food: Issues and Challenges in Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) to Measure Food Access.” Journal of Transport and Land Use 3 (1). https://doi.org/10.5198/jtlu.v3i1.105.

2010 Laska, Melissa Nelson, Dan J. Graham, Stacey G. Moe, and David Van Riper. 2010. “Young Adult Eating and Food-Purchasing Patterns: Food Store Location and Residential Proximity.” American Journal of Preventive Medicine 39 (5): 464–67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amepre.2010.07.003.

2010 Sander, Heather A., Debarchana Ghosh, David van Riper, and Steven M. Manson. 2010. “How Do You Measure Distance in Spatial Models? An Example Using Open-Space Valuation.” Environment and Planning B: Planning and Design, January. https://doi.org/10.1068/b35126.

Conference Proceedings

2020 David Van Riper, Tracy Kugler, and Steven Ruggles. 2020. “Disclosure Avoidance in the Census Bureau’s 2010 Demonstration Data Product.” In Privacy in Statistical Database, Tarronga, Spain, September 23-25, 2020, 353-368. Cham, Switzerland: Springer Nature Switzerland AG

Databases

2020 Manson, Steven, Jonathan Schroeder, David Van Riper, Tracy Kugler and Steven Ruggles. 2019. “IPUMS National Historical Geographic Information System: Version 15.0 [dataset].” Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. http://doi.org/10.18128/D050.V15.0.

2019 Manson, Steven, Jonathan Schroeder, David Van Riper, and Steven Ruggles. 2019. “IPUMS National Historical Geographic Information System: Version 14.0 [Database].” Minneapolis: University of Minnesota. http://doi.org/10.18128/D050.V14.0.

Grants

2019-2020 Sloan Foundation, “Implications of Differential Privacy on Decennial Census Data Accuracy and Utility” (Co-Investigator), $124,767.

2018-2023 National Science Foundation, SES-1825768, “National Historical Geographic Information System” (Co-Investigator), $999,900.

2018-2023 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, R01 HD057929, “National Spatiotemporal Population Research Infrastructure” (Multiple Principal Investigator with Steven M. Manson), $2,924,060.

2018-2023 National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, R01 AG041831, “Microdata for Analysis of Early Life Conditions, Health, and Population” (Co-Investigator), $2,889,917.

2018-2023 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, R01 HD043392, “Microdata for Population Dynamics and Health Research” (Co-Investigator), $3,186,903.

2018-2022 National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, R01 AG052533, “Hotspotting Cardiometabolic Disparities for Simulated Advances in Population Care” (Sub-award Principal Investigator), $68,656.

2017-2024 National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, R35 HL139853, “Eating, Activity and Weight-Related Problems Across the Life Course in Diverse Populations” (Co-Investigator), $604,436.

2016-2020 National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, R01 GM123642, “HealthPop: A geocoding, spatial workflow and contextual data integration platform” (Multiple Principal Investigator with J. Michael Oakes), $1,106,142.

2017-2019 National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, R03 HD078653, “Counting Marriage and Divorce: Archiving Over a Century of County and State Data” (Sub-award Co-Investigator), $30,750.

Conference Presentations and Invited Talks

2020 Invited Speaker, “What should librarians know about differential privacy and the 2020 Census?”, FDLP Academy, Federal Depository Library Program.

2020 Invited Speaker, “Differential Privacy and the 2020 Decennial Census: Implications for Social Scientists”, Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington.

2020 Presenter, “Differential Privacy and Racial Residential Segregation”, PAA Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Cancelled because of COVID-19.

2020 Co-author, “Early Public Housing Developments as State-Led Gentrification in U.S. Cities”, PAA Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Cancelled because of COVID-19.

2020 Invited Speaker, “Differential Privacy and the 2020 Decennial Census: Implications for Health Scientists”, Environmental Health Tracking Network, Centers for Disease Control.

2020 Invited Speaker, “Geographic Implications of Differential Privacy for the 2020 Decennial Census”, Department of Geography, Environment, and Society, University of Minnesota.

2020 Invited Speaker, “Differential Privacy and the 2020 Decennial Census”, Minnesota Population Center Seminar Series, University of Minnesota.

2019 Invited Speaker, “Geographic Review of Differentially Private Demonstration Data”, Workshop on 2020 Census Data Products: Data Needs and Privacy Considerations, Committee on National Statistics - National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine, Washington DC.

2019 Invited Speaker, “Intro to Differential Privacy”, 2020 Census demonstration data: Privacy and accuracy issues webinar, Census State Data Centers (SDC).

2019 Invited Speaker, “Differential privacy and the decennial census”, How will new Census privacy measures change 2020 Decennial census data? webinar, Association of Public Data Users.

2019 Presenter, “The Next Frontier for IPUMS NHGIS: 1970 and 1980 Census Block Polygons”, Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL.

2019 Presenter, “The Demographics of the First Public Housing Developments and Their Surrounding Neighborhoods”, Social Science History Association Annual Conference, Chicago IL.

2019 Invited Speaker, “Assessing the Impact of Differential Privacy on Racial Residential Segregation”, Harvard Data Science Review Symposium, Harvard University, Cambridge MA.

2019 Invited Speaker, “Analyzing the impact of differential privacy on the accuracy of decennial census data”, Conference on Data Disaggregation for Research and Policy, Brookings Institution, Washington DC.

2019 Invited Speaker, “ Differential privacy and the decennial census”, Urban Institute, Washington DC.

2019 Presenter, “Race, Socioeconomic Status, and the First Public Housing Residents of the United States”, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Austin TX.

2019 Co-author, “ Getting “Rural” Right: Poverty Disparities Across Two Dimensions of Rurality”, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Austin TX.

2018 Invited Speaker, “The New Deal, Legislative Intent, and the First Public Housing Residents in the US”, Department of Geography, Environment, and Society, University of Minnesota.

2018 Presenter, “Census and Survey Data from Around the World”, CIC Impact Summit. Minneapolis MN.

Workshops

2019 “Accessing, Analyzing, and Visualizing IPUMS Data”, joint with the Urban Institute, Denver CO.

2019 “Accessing, Analyzing, and Visualizing IPUMS Data”, joint with the Urban Institute, Washington DC.

2018 “IPUMS Workshop”, Southern Demographic Association Annual Meeting, Durham NC.

2018 “IPUMS Data Resources for HSR”, AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, Seattle WA.