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Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences

Tulane University

1440 Canal Street, Suite 2200-22, Mail Code: 8319

New Orleans, LA 70112

United States

Nationality: United_States, United_States


Membership Number :20355

Anastasia Gage

Professor, Tulane University


Field of study: Demography

Specialization: Children and Youth, Gender Roles-Differentials, Reproductive Health (Family Planning)

Regional focus: Sub-Saharan Africa

Highest Degree Level:

Doctorate (Ph.D, MD), Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 1990

Working languages:
  • - English

Professional summary:

Anastasia J. Gage is a Professor in the Department of Global Community Health and Behavioral Sciences, Tulane University. She holds a Ph.D. in demography.  Her research focuses on child marriage, gender-based violence, maternal and reproductive health, and adolescent health. She teaches Monitoring and Evaluation of HIV/AIDS Programs, Monitoring and Evaluation of Maternal and Child Health Programs in Developing Countries, and Adolescent Health Policies and Programs.  Dr. Gage has extensive experience on the monitoring and evaluation (M&E) of population and health programs in Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Ethiopia, Haiti, Jamaica, Niger, Uganda and Zambia and on institutional capacity building for the offer of M&E courses at selected universities in sub-Saharan Africa.  Dr. Gage has served as Tulane Principal Investigator for sub-agreements on a number of USAID-funded projects including MEASURE Evaluation, APHIA II Evaluation (Kenya), the Population and Reproductive Health (PRH) Associate Award, and the Kenya Associate Award. 

Member since: 1992

Ekstrom, Jocalyn  Clark, Peter Byass, Alan  Lopez, Don  De Savigny, Cheryl  A. Moyer,  Harry  Campbell, Anastasia J. Gage, Philippe  Bocquier, Carla AbouZahr, and Osman  Sankoh. 2016. “INDEPTH Network: contributing to the data revolution.” The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(2):97. 

Gage, Anastasia J., Jean Guy Honoré, and Josué Deleon. 2016. Short-term effects of a violence-prevention curriculum on knowledge of dating violence among high school students in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.  Journal of Communication in Healthcare. DOI:  10.1080/17538068.2016.1205300.

Godha, Deepali, Anastasia J. Gage, Hotchkiss, David R, and Claudia Cappa. 2016. Predicting maternal health care use by age at marriage in multiple countries.  Journal of Adolescent Health

Hotchkiss, David R, Deepali Godha, Anastasia J. Gage, and Claudia Cappa. 2016. “Risk factors associated with the practice of child marriage among Roma girls in Serbia.”  BMC International Health & Human Rights,16(1): 6. 

Van Rossem, Ronan, Dominique Meekers, and Anastasia J. Gage. 2016. “Trends in attitudes towards female genital mutilation among ever-married Egyptian women, evidence from the Demographic and Health Surveys 1995-2014: paths of change.” International Journal for Equity in Health, 15:31. 

Research grants:

Principal Investigator, MEASURE Evaluation Phase IV, in partnership with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, under UNC’s prime leader cooperative agreement number AID-OAA-L-14-00004 with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from July 1, 2014 through April 28, 2019: $7,000,000.

Other association membership in population or related fields:
  • - Population Association of America (PAA)
  • - Union for African Population Studies (UAPS)