Weekly Seminar

Social Statistics & Population Dynamics Seminar Series

FALL 2023

October 2023
Ethan Raker, Department of Sociology, The University of British Columbia (UBC) "Extreme Heat, Adaptation, and Racial Disparities in Mortality, 1968-1979" Oct. 4, 12-1 PM

Wendy Manning, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University (BGSU)

"Fertility in an Era of Uncertainty: A Focus on Subjective Indicators" Oct. 18, 12-1 PM

Geoffrey Wodtke, Department of Sociology, The University of Chicago

"Toxic Neighborhoods: The Joint Effects of Concentrated Poverty and Environmental Lead Contamination on Early Childhood Development"

Oct. 25, 12-1 PM

November 2023

Chantel Martin, Department of Epidemiology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Embodiment of Place: Neighborhood social environment and health inequalities" Nov. 1, 12-1 PM

Juanna Joensen, The Becker Friedman Institute for Economics at The University of Chicago

"The Labor Market Returns to Delaying Pregnancy"

Nov. 15, 12-1 PM            

Ofer Malamud

Ofer Malamud, Department of Human Development and Social Policy at Northwestern University

“Self-, Peer- and Teacher Perceptions under School Tracking”                                                                                                                        

Nov. 29, 12-1 PM   

Winter 2024

February 2024

Jane FruehwirthDepartment of Economics, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“College student mental health during the pandemic: the effects of stressors, psychosocial supports and social media use" Feb. 21, 12-1 PM

Michael Lovenheim, Department of Economics, Cornell University

"The Returns to College Major Choice: Average and Distributional Effects, Career Trajectories, and Earnings Variability" Feb. 28, 12-1 PM        
MARCH 2024
Jeremy Ferwerda, Department of Government, Dartmouth College "How Initial Landing Locations Influence Economic Integration: Evidence from Canada's Express Entry Program"                                                                                                                                        Mar. 20, 12-1 PM
Philip Oreopoulos, Department of Economics, University of Toronto "Teaching Teachers to Use Computer Assisted Learning for Facilitating Personalized Learning at Scale: Experimental and Non-Experimental Evidence" Mar. 27, 12-1 PM
APRIL 2024

Taylor Hargrove, Department of Sociology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

“Manifestations of Structural Racism across the Life Course: Approaches and Implications for Health and Aging” Apr. 3, 12-1 PM        

Winter 2023

January 2023
CAnD3 Logo Anaïs Lacasse, Department of Health Sciences, University of Quebec in Abitibi-Témiscamingue (UQAT) "Sex- and gender-based analyses using existing data without a gender measure: Is it possible?" Jan. 11, 12-1PM
February 2023
CAnD3 Logo Alexis Dennis, Department of Sociology and McGill Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University "Internalized Colorism and Psychobiological Distress Among Black Americans" Feb. 8, 12-1PM Zoom, Register here
Prentiss Dantzler

Prentiss Dantzler, Department of Sociology, University of Toronto

co-sponsored with the Department of Equity, Ethics, and Policy

"Social Housing, Neighbourhood Dynamics, and Racial Inequality: Lessons from the U.S. and Canada" Feb. 15, 12-1PM, LEA808
MARCH 2023
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Dawn Carr, Department of Sociology & Director of the Claude Pepper Center in the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy, Florida State University

Rebekah Carpenter, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, College of Social Science and Public Policy, Florida State University

"Creating a Public Resource: O*NET Job Characteristics Dataset for Use with the Health and Retirement Study and Other Surveys"

Mar. 8, 12-1PM Zoom, Register HERE
Jere Behrman

Jere R. Behrman, Department of Economics & Penn’s Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania 

co-sponsored with the Department of Ethics, Equity and Policy & the Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Économie Quantitative (CIREQ)

Prospering through Prospera: CCT Impacts on Educational Attainment and Achievement in Mexico

Mar. 10, 12-1PM, 2001 McGill College Avenue, RM 1140 (SPGH)

In-Person, RSVP HERE

Sitian Liu

Sitian Liu, Department of Economics, Queen's University

co-sponsored with the Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Économie Quantitative (CIREQ) and supported by the Dean of Arts Development Fund

"The Effect of Working from Home on the Agglomeration Economies of Cities: Evidence from Advertised Wages" Mar. 15, 12-1PM, LEA429
Alexis Dennis

Alexis Dennis, Department of Sociology and McGill Centre on Population Dynamics, McGill University

CANCELLED

"Internalized Colorism and Psychobiological Distress Among Black Americans"

CANCELLED

Mar. 22, 12-1PM, LEA429

CANCELLED

Renzo Jose Carlos Calderon Anyosa

Renzo Calderon Anyosa, PhD Candidate, Department of Epidemiology, McGill University

supported by the Dean of Arts Development Fund

"The impact of Peru’s Women’s Emergency Centers on the frequency of physical, sexual, and psychological intimate partner violence among women" Mar. 29, 12-1PM, LEA429
APRIL 2023
Shannon Monnat

Shannon Monnat, Department of Sociology, Lerner Chair in Public Health Promotion and Population Health & Director of the Center for Policy Research, Syracuse University

supported by the Dean of Arts Development Fund

TBD Apr. 5, 12-1PM, LEA429
Marlon Seror

Marlon Seror, Department of Economics, Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM)

co-sponsored with the Centre Interuniversitaire de Recherche en Économie Quantitative (CIREQ) and supported by the Dean of Arts Development Fund

TBD Apr. 12, 12-1PM, LEA429
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