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Tony Brown presents Dec. 8 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Dec. 8: Tony Brown Presents "The Salubrious Significance of Selling Out: Evidence from the Nashville Stress and Health Study"

Tue, Dec 5, 2017

Tony Brown Presents "The Salubrious Significance of Selling Out: Evidence from the Nashville Stress and Health Study"


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief, “What are the Effects of Mothers’ and Fathers’ Depression and Thoughts of Death on Their Children’s Level of Parental Connectedness?"

Wed, Aug 16, 2017

The PRC has published a new research brief entitled “What are the Effects of Mothers’ and Fathers’ Depression and Thoughts of Death on Their Children’s Level of Parental Connectedness?"


New publications by TxPEP!

Two New Publications by the PRC's Texas Policy Evaluation Project

Fri, Aug 11, 2017

TxPEP has published a two new papers, one in Obstetrics and Gynecology and one in Women's Health Issues.


National Geographic profiles PRC research.

National Geographic Profiles Research from Coffey and Spears

Mon, Jul 31, 2017

National Geographic profiles work from Diane Coffey and Dean Spears on helping improve public health by ending open defection in India.


New publication by PRC project.

TxPEP Study Identifies Unmet Demand for IUDs, Implants, and Sterilization Among Recent Mothers in TX

Wed, Jul 12, 2017

A new TxPEP study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology identifies unmet demand for long-acting reversible and permanent contraception among recent mothers in Texas.


Julie Maslowsky wins NIH Career Development Award.

Julie Maslowsky Wins NIH Career Development Award

Fri, Jul 7, 2017

PRC faculty research associate Julie Maslowsky has won a five-year National Institute of Health Career Development Award.


New PRC publication!

Drinking Rates Differ for LGB Youth, Study by Jessica Fish and Stephen Russell Finds

Thu, Jul 6, 2017

Despite increased acceptance of same-sex marriage and workplace equality for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people many LGB youth continue to have higher-than-heterosexual rates of drinking, according to a new paper by Jessica Fish and Stephen Russell published in Addiction.


New PRC Research Brief.

New PRC Research Brief! "Improving Women’s Education Improves Maternal Health: Evidence from Peru"

Thu, Jul 6, 2017

Abigail Weitzman has published a new PRC Research Brief entitled "Improving Women’s Education Improves Maternal Health: Evidence from Peru."


New PRC book!

New Book by R. Angel & J. Angel-Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society

Fri, Jun 30, 2017

Ronald Angel and Jacqueline Angel have published a new book entitled "Family, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Post-Traditional Society."


New research from Stephen Russell.

Bullying and Bias Can Cost Schools Millions, New Research by Stephen Russell

Thu, Jun 29, 2017

Stephen Russell has published new research in School Psychology Quarterly.


UT Austin.

Registration Open for Improving Population Health Conference

Mon, Jun 26, 2017

Registration has opened for the Improving Population Health Conference, to be held at UT Austin October 2-4 2017.


New article from PRC researchers.

Zika Research by Letícia Marteleto & Abigail Weitzman Published in Population and Development Review

Thu, Jun 22, 2017

A new study on the Zika virus by Letícia Marteleto, Abigail Weitzman, and colleagues has been published in Population and Development Review.


New brief!

New PRC Research Brief! "Race Gaps in School Trust: Where They Come from and How to Resolve Them"

Wed, Jun 21, 2017

A new PRC research brief by David Yeager and colleagues entitled "Race Gaps in School Trust: Where They Come from and How to Resolve Them" has been published.


Jennifer Glass

Jennifer Glass Wins ASA Family Section 2017 Best Article Award

Wed, Jun 21, 2017

Jennifer Glass recently won the American Sociological Association Family Section 2017 Best Article Award.


New publication in Archives of Sexual Behavior.

New Publication and Op-Ed by Jessica Fish and Stephen Russell on "Mischievous" Data Response in LGB Youth

Fri, Jun 16, 2017

PRC researchers Jessica Fish and Stephen Russell have published new research in Archives of Sexual Behavior and an accompanying op-ed in The Conversation on "mischievous" data response in LGB youth.


New research from David Yeager.

David Yeager Publishes New Research on Adolescents and Social-Emotional Learning

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

PRC faculty research associate David Yeager has published new research in The Future of Learning on adolescents and social-emotional learning.


New York Times photo.

New York Times Quotes Umberson's Research on Importance of Social Interaction

Mon, Jun 12, 2017

The New York Times quotes research by PRC director Debra Umberson on the importance of social interaction for health.


New PRC Research Brief.

New PRC Research Brief! "The Parenthood 'Happiness Penalty': The Effects of Social Policies in 22 Countries"

Tue, May 30, 2017

A new PRC Research Brief by Jennifer Glass and co-authors "The Parenthood 'Happiness Penalty': The Effects of Social Policies in 22 Countries" has been released.


Abigail Aiken.

New Publication by Abigail Aiken in the BMJ

Thu, May 25, 2017

Abigail Aiken has published a new article in the BMJ.


Julie Maslowsky.

Julie Maslowsky Chosen as a William T. Grant Foundation Scholar

Tue, May 23, 2017

PRC faculty research associate Julie Maslowsky has been chosen as a William T. Grant Foundation Scholar.


David Yeager.

David Yeager Wins Boyd McCandless Award from APA

Wed, May 17, 2017

David Yeager has won the 2018 Boyd McCandless Award by Division 7 of the American Psychological Association (APA).


Improving Population Health conference 2017, at UT Austin

Improving Population Health Conference Call for Submissions

Mon, Mar 27, 2017

The conference "Improving Population Health: Now, Across People's Lives, and Across Generations to Come," held at UT Austin this year, is requested submissions.


Congratulations to Mark Hayward!

Mark Hayward Receives Matilda White Riley Award

Thu, Mar 16, 2017

PRC faculty research associate Mark Hayward has won the Matilda White Riley Award from the NIH.


U.S. News and World Report rankings released.

UT PRC Program Ranked Number 1 by U.S. News and World Report

Tue, Mar 14, 2017

The University of Texas at Austin Population Research Center has been ranked the number one graduate program for Sociology of Population by U.S. News and World Report.


Congratulations to Chandra Muller!

Chandra Muller Elected to Membership in the National Academy of Education

Tue, Feb 28, 2017

PRC faculty research associate Chandra Muller has been elected to membership in the National Academy of Education.


AIIS logo.

Diane Coffey and Dean Spears Receive Joseph W. Elder Book Prize from AIIS

Mon, Feb 27, 2017

PRC faculty research associates Diane Coffey and Dean Spears have received the 2017 Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences from the American Institute of Indian Studies.


New TxPEP Publication in JAMA

New TxPEP Research in JAMA Finds Increased Travel Distance to Clinics is Associated with Decreases in Abortion Numbers

Fri, Feb 24, 2017

New TxPEP research exploring the impact of House Bill 2 found that increases in travel distance to the nearest abortion clinic caused by clinic closures were closely associated with decreases in the official number of abortions.


New article by Debra Umberson

Debra Umberson Publishes New Article on the Racial Disparities in Childhood Loss

Fri, Feb 24, 2017

PRC Director Debra Umberson publishes an article on how African-American children are more likely to experience death of parents and family members than white children


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Robert Hummer, "Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality among Low Risk Women in the United States."

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Robert Hummer presents, "Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality among Low Risk Women in the United States"


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Goleen Samari, "Islamophobia: The Current State of Muslim and Arab American Health."

Wed, Feb 22, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Goleen Samari presents, "Islamophobia: The Current State of Muslim and Arab American Health."


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Sarah Brayne, "Policed: Surveillance and Prediction in the Age of Big Data"

Mon, Feb 20, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Sarah Brayne presents, "Policed: Surveillance and Prediction in the Age of Big Data"


Anna Wilkinson Publishes Research Brief

Anna Wilkinson Publishes Research Brief on E-cigarettes and Depression Among College Students

Thu, Feb 16, 2017

Dr. Anna Wilkinson publishes a new research brief on e-cigarette use and depression in students


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Junfeng Jiao, "Better Understand AirBnB Rentals with Webscraping."

Wed, Feb 15, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Junfeng Jiao presents, "Better Understand AirBnB Rentals with Webscraping"


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag This Friday: Scott Lynch, "Rethinking the Role of Childhood SES in Adult Health: Integrating Existing Theories with a Life Course Perspective on the Disablement Process."

Wed, Feb 8, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Scott Lynch presents, "Rethinking the Role of Childhood SES in Adult Health: Integrating Existing Theories with a Life Course Perspective on the Disablement Process."


TxPEP researchers publishes op-ed in Washington Post

PRC Project TxPEP Researchers Publish Op-Ed on Defunding Planned Parenthood in Washington Post

Tue, Feb 7, 2017

PRC project TxPEP researchers Joseph Potter and Kari White publish an op-ed about defunding Planned Parenthood in the Washington Post


Kathryn Paige Harden wins APA award

Kathryn Paige Harden Wins APA Distinguished Scientific Award

Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Dr. Kathryn Paige Harden Wins APA Distinguished Scientific Awards for Early Career Contributions to Psychology


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Mariano Sana, "Eight Decades of Public Opinion on Refugee Admissions"

Tue, Jan 31, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Mariano Sana presents, "Eight Decades of Public Opinion on Refugee Admissions."


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Rashawn Ray, "Police Compliance, Body Cams, and Black Lives: Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System"

Tue, Jan 24, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Rashawn Ray presents, "Police Compliance, Body Cams, and Black Lives: Racial Bias in the Criminal Justice System."


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Abigail Aiken, "Is Illegal Abortion Always Unsafe? Women's Experiences with Self-Sourced Abortion in Ireland"

Tue, Jan 17, 2017

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag This Friday: Abigail Aiken presents, "Is Illegal Abortion Always Unsafe? Women's Experiences with Self-Sourced Abortion in Ireland."


Op-ed by Jack Day

Jack Day Publishes Op-Ed in Austin American-Statesman on How to Prevent Homophobic Bullying

Thu, Jan 12, 2017

Post-doctoral Fellow Jack Day has published an op-ed in the Austin American-Statesman on how to best handle homophobic bullying in schools.


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