PRC Brown Bags

Spring 2018Fall 2017  -  Spring 2017  -  Fall 2016

Fall 2018 Schedule

Brown Bag talks are held from noon-1PM in RLP 1.302E.

8/31/18: Deb Umberson, UT Austin PRC, Fall Brown Bag Kick Off

9/7/18: Alexandra Killewald (Visiting Demographer), Harvard, "For Richer: Marriage and Wealth Accumulation"

9/14/18: Thomas DiPrete, Columbia, “School-to-Work Linkages in Comparative Perspective”

9/21/18: Kristin Turney, University of California, Irvine

9/28/18: John Gerring, UT Austin, "Scale Effects: The Impact of Population on Politics"

10/5/18: Kelly Raley, UT Austin, "Estimating Children’s Household Instability Using Longitudinal Household Roster Data"

10/12/18: NO BROWN BAG

10/19/18: Bill Kelly, UT Austin, "From Research to Policy: Implementing Evidence-Based Criminal Justice Reform"

10/26/18: Sara Mernitz, UT Austin

11/2/18: Matthew Anderson, Baylor, "Educational Health Disparities and Comparative Health Care: Are Disparities Wider or Narrower in High-Performing Systems?"

11/9/18: Dierdre Bloome, University of Michigan, "Educational Inequality, Educational Expansion, and Intergenerational Income Persistence in the U.S."

11/16/18: James Bart Stykes, Sam Houston State University, "Couples' Fertility Intentions and Relationship Trajectories Following the Transition to Parenthood"

11/23/18: NO BROWN BAG

11/30/18: Abby Weitzman, UT Austin

Spring 2018 Schedule

Brown Bag talks are held from noon-1PM in CLA 1.302E.

1/19/18: Leticia Marteleto, UT Austin, "Inequalities in Reproductive Health, Births and Fertility During the Zika Epidemic in Brazil"

1/26/18: Max Besbris, Rice University, ""Malleable Prices: Interaction and Income Segregation in the Housing Market"

2/2/18: Tom Vogl, Princeton, Visiting Demographer, “Differential Fertility and Population Composition”

2/9/18: Kyle Crowder, University of Washington, "The Social Drivers of Residential Stratification"

2/16/18: Arne Kalleberg, University of North Carolina, "Precarious Lives: Job Insecurity and Well-Being in Rich Democracies"

2/23/18: Rene Flores, University of Washington, “Who are the ‘Illegals’?: The Social Construction of Illegality in the U.S.”

3/2/18: Sarah Burgard, University of Michigan, Visiting Demographer, "Some College, Some Benefits? Post-Secondary Educational Attainment and Occupational Outcomes in the Early Career"

3/9/18: Frances Champagne, UT Austin, "Epigenetic Plasticity and Inheritance"

3/16/18: No Brown Bag--Spring Break

3/23/18: Beth Widen, UT Austin, “Health Consequences of Suboptimal Pregnancy Weight Gain”

3/30/18: Jason Fletcher, University of Wisconsin - Madison, "Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility"

4/6/18: No Brown Bag

4/13/18: Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero, U.S. Census Bureau and UT Austin Restricted Data Center (RDC), "RDC: What it Means to Me"

4/20/18: Veronique Dupere, University of Texas at Austin (visiting from University of Montreal), "High School Dropout in (Proximal) Context: A Stress Process, Life Course Approach"

4/27/18: No Brown Bag -- PAA Conference

5/4/18: Daniel Schneider, Berkeley, "Unstable and Unpredictable Work Schedules in Retail: Worker Wellbeing, Company Practices, and Policy Response"

Fall 2017 Schedule

Brown Bag talks are held from noon-1PM in CLA 1.302E.

9/8/17: Adia Harvey Wingfield, Washington University, “New Economy, New Inequalities: Race and Health Care Work in a Neoliberal Era"

9/15/17: Bridget Goosby, University of Nebraska, "Discrimination, Dynamic Stress Processes, and Health Risk in the Early Life Course"

9/22/17: Hiram Beltran Sanchez, UCLA, "Developmental Origins of Health and Disease and Older Age Mortality in Latin America"

9/29/17: Deb Umberson, UT Austin PRC, "Black Deaths Matter: Race, Relationship Loss, and Effects on Survivors"

10/06/17: Rob Warren, University of Minnesota, "When Should Researchers Use Inferential Statistics When Analyzing Data on Full Populations?"

10/13/17: Sarah Moorman, Boston College, "Early Life High School Environment Predicts Cognitive Functioning 50 Years Later"

10/17/17: Susan Millea and Maureen Britton, Children's Optimal Health--Methods Talk Sponsored by UT PRC Scientific and Technical Core **note, Tuesday

10/20/17: NO BROWN BAG

10/27/17: Chris Wildeman, Cornell University, "The Long-Term Consequences of Solitary Confinement"

11/03/17: Non-Academic Job Workshop **Note, PRC and Sociology students only. Time is 11:30.

11/10/17: Robert Crosnoe, UT Austin, "Mothers, Child Care, and Media Backlash in the U.S." **note room change CLA 0.102

11/17/17: Philipp Koellinger, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam / Erasmus University, "Integrating Genetic Data into the Social Sciences"

11/24/17: NO BROWN BAG

12/01/17: Mario Small, Harvard University, “How Poor Neighborhoods Have Changed”

12/08/17: Tony Brown, Rice University, "The Salubrious Significance of Selling Out: Evidence from the Nashville Stress and Health Study"

Spring 2017 Schedule

Brown Bag talks are held from noon-1PM in CLA 1.302E.

1/20/17: Abigail Aiken, University of Texas at Austin, "Is Illegal Abortion Always Unsafe? Women's Experiences with Self-Sourced Abortion in Ireland"

1/27/17: Rashawn Ray, University of Maryland, "Police Compliance, Body Cams, and Black Lives: Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System."

2/3/17: Mariano Sana, Vanderbilt University, "Eight Decades of Public Opinion on Refugee Admissions"

2/10/17: Scott Lynch, Duke University, "Rethinking the Role of Childhood SES in Adult Health: Integrating Existing Theories with a Life Course Perspective on the Disablement Process"

2/17/17: Junfeng Jiao, University of Texas at Austin School of Architecture, "Better Understand AirBnB Rentals with Webscraping"

2/24/17: Robert Hummer, University of North Carolina, "Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality among Low Risk Women in the United States"

3/03/17: Sarah Brayne, University of Texas at Austin, "Policed: Surveillance and Prediction in the Age of Big Data" 

3/10/17: Goleen Samari, University of Texas at Austin, "Islamophobia: The Current State of Muslim and Arab American Health"

3/24/17: Erin Lentz, University of Texas at Austin, "Complicating Narratives of Women’s Undernutrition: Domestic Violence in Rural Bangladesh"

3/31/17: Jenny Trinitapoli, University of Chicago, "A Moveable Feast: The Flexibility of Fertility Preferences in a Transitioning Malawian Community"

4/07/17: Ken-Hou Lin, University of Texas at Austin, "The Inequality Consequences of Immigration"

4/14/17: Elizabeth Ackert, University of Texas at Austin, "Educational Disadvantages among Mexican-Origin Youth: The Role of New Destinations"

4/21/17: Becca Levy, Yale School of Public Healh, "From Culture to Biomarkers: Linking Aging Self-Stereotypes to Health"* Located in POB 2.402 from 1:00 P.M. to 2:00 P.M.

5/5/17: Grant Miller, Stanford Medical School, “Population Policy, Fertility Decline, and Sex Selection in China under Mao.”


Fall 2016 Schedule

Brown Bag talks are held from noon-1PM in CLA 1.302E.

9/2/16: Fatima Varner, UT Department of Human Development and Family Studies, "Racial Discrimination and Parenting in African American Families" 

               *Lunch available at 11:30 and Kick-off Talk by Deb Umberson at 11:45!

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9/9/16: Ling Zhu, University of Houston, "Voices from the Frontline: Network Participation and Local Hospitals' Support for the National Health Care Reform"

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9/16/16: Celeste Watkins-Hayes, Northwestern University, "Remaking a Life, Reversing an Epidemic: HIV/AIDS and the Politics of Transformation"

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9/23/16: Lynn Liben, Penn State University, "‘You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby’: A Developmental Psychologist’s View of Gender"

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9/30/16: Maria Abascal, Brown University, "Ethnoracial Diversity and Trust, Reexamined"

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10/7/16: Michael Geruso, UT Economics, "How Plans Choose Their Patients: Design-for-Discrimination in Marketplace Formularies"

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10/14/16: Sergio Chavez, Rice University, "Gender, Emotion, and Migration in a Binational Social Network"

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10/21/16: Sigal Alon, Tel Aviv University "Race, Class, and Affirmative Action"

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10/28/16: Julie Maslowsky, UT Austin College of Education, “Adolescent Health Risk Behavior: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention”

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11/4/16: Anna Haskins, Cornell, “Avoiding Involvement? Paternal Incarceration and Parental Involvement in Schooling”

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11/11/16: Rebeca Wong, UT Medical Branch, "Longer Life with More Cognitive Impairment: Hispanic Elderly in the U.S."

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11/18/16: Mike Mueller-Smith, University of Michigan, "Punishment and (non-)Deterrence: Evidence on First-Time Drug Offenders from Regression Discontinuities"

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12/2/16: Jason Schnittker, University of Pennsylvania, "The Legal Determinants of Health:  The Case of Incarceration"

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