Weekly seminars

Social statistics & Population Dynamics Seminar series

Winter 2019

January 2019

Andrew Piper

Andrew Piper, Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, McGill University

"Cultural Hierarchies: The distribution of gender in 26,000 characters in the contemporary novel"  

Jan. 23, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Fabian Lange

Fabian Lange, Department of Economics, McGill University

"Signaling, Human Capital, and Employer Learning with Instruments"


Jan. 30, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

February 2019

Grant McKenzie

Grant McKenzie, Department of Geography, McGill University

"Platial Dynamics: Activity exploration through digital exhaust"


Feb. 6, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Jennifer Van Hook

Jennifer Van Hook, Department of Sociology and Criminology, PennState University

"Third Generation Delay Among Mexican Americans"


Feb. 13, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Mahesh Karra

Mahesh Karra, Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, Boston University

"The Causal Effect of Improved Access to Family Planning: Evidence from a Field Experiment in Urban Malawi."  

Feb. 20, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Xi Song

Xi Song, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

"Long-Term Decline in Intergenerational Mobility in the U.S. Since 1850"


Feb. 27, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

March 2019

René Flores

René D. Flores, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago

"Who are the ’illegals’?: The Social Construction of Illegality in the U.S."  

Mar. 13, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Aaron Elrich

Aaron Erlich, Department of Political Science, McGill University 



Mar. 20, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Peter McMahan Peter McMahan, Department of Sociology, McGill University TBA   Mar. 27, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
April 2019
Mathieu Maheu-Giroux Mathieu Maheu-Giroux, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University TBA   Apr. 3, 12-1 PM Leacock 429