Director, Rocky Mountain Research Data Center (RMRDC)
Senior Research Associate, Population Program
Senior Research Associate, CU Population Center
Institute of Behavioral Science
University of Colorado Boulder

Dr. Jani Little is the executive director of the Rocky Mountain Research Data Center (RMRDC), which is hosted by the Institute of Behavioral Science (IBS). RMRDC is part of a national network of federal statistical research data centers and it is the first to be established in the Rocky Mountains. It enables qualified researchers to conduct statistical analyses of data collected by the Census Bureau and other federal statistical agencies. These data are NOT otherwise available for public use. Jani actively promotes collaborative and innovation research at the major research institutions along the Front Range, especially in economics and in the spatial, environmental, and health sciences.

In IBS, Jani formerly directed Computing and Research Services and she continues to do research in the Population Program and the CU Population Center (CUPC), where she investigates topics in population geography, focusing on methods of indirect estimation of migration. In addition, she is adjunct faculty in quantitative methods, Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder, and guest lecturer in formal demography at the Centre for Actuarial Research (CARe), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.