Fall 2009

September 23 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jennifer Hunt, Economics, McGill University
"Why Do Women Leave Science and Engineering?"

September 30 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Stuart Soroka, Political science, McGill University
"The Gatekeeping Function: Distributions of Information in Media and the Real World"

October 7 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jeffrey Kopstein, Political Science, University of Toronto
"Deadly Communities: Local Political Milieux and the Persecution of Jews in Occupied Poland"

October 14 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jim Hanley, Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University
"Cultural Imagery and Statistical Models of the Force of Mortality"

October 21 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Garnett Picot, Statistics Canada
"The Educational Attainment and Labour Market Outcomes of the Children of Immigrants: A Canada/U.S Comparison"

October 28 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Nancy Ross, Geography, McGill University
"Obesity and the Environment"

November 4 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Damien Contandriopoulos, Administration de la santé, Université de Montréal
"The political use of poll results about public support for a privatized healthcare system in Canada"

November 11 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Céline Le Bourdais, Sociology, McGill University
"Moving from a residential to an extraresidential approach to study contemporary families"

November 18 2009, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Robert Platt, Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health, McGill University
"Challenges in measuring changes in health and social indicators over time"

Winter 2010

January 13 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Peggy McDonough, School of Public Health, University of Toronto
"Comparative Poverty Dynamics and the Welfare State: Does Measurement Error Matter?"

January 20 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Sonia Laszlo, Economics, McGill University
"Health, Aging and Childhood Socio-Economic Conditions in Mexico"

January 27 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Danielle Gauvreau, Sociology & Anthropology, Concordia University
"Women's declining fertility in Quebec, 1870-1970"

February 3 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Alain Gagnon, Sociology, University of Western Ontario
"Can early life conditions explain survival to a very old age? A project linking the 1901 and 1911 Canadian Censuses to Quebec's civil registration"

February 10 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Shane Singh, Political science, McGill University
"Democratic Representation and Political Complexity"

February 17 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Thomas LeGrand, Demography, Université de Montréal
"Convergence Across Generations in the Marital Behaviors of Immigrant Youth Compared to the Native-born in Canada"

March 3 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jean-François Godbout, Political Science, Université de Montréal
"Coalition Voting and Minority Governments in Canada"

March 10 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Lea Berrang Ford, Geography, McGill University
"Conflict & sleeping sickness in Africa: statistical inference with ecological, spatio-temporal, and 'dirty' data"

March 17 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Daniel Rubenson, Political Science, Ryerson University
"The Impact of Leaders and the Messages They Convey: Evidence From a Field Experiment in British Columbia."

March 31 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Grace Marquis, School of Dietetics & Human Nutrition, McGill University
"Adding ENAM to the intervention pot to improve young children's diets in rural Ghana"

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