Vice President, U.S. Programs

Expertise: 2020 Census; American Community Survey; demographic trends in the United States; fertility and family structure; inequality, economic mobility, and financial security

Diana Elliott is vice president for U.S. Programs at PRB. She was formerly a senior fellow in the Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population at the Urban Institute, where she focused on families’ financial security and economic mobility and the programs and policies that support them, including housing affordability, apprenticeships, and financial empowerment. Previously, Elliott also served as research manager for The Pew Charitable Trusts’ work on financial security and economic mobility. At Pew, she was instrumental in fielding a major national survey on American family finances and published reports on financial well-being and economic mobility in the United States. She was also a family demographer in the fertility and family statistics branch of the Social, Economic, and Housing Statistics Division at the U.S. Census Bureau. Elliott holds a doctorate in sociology from the University of Maryland, College Park.