New PRC Research Brief.

"Twenty Years of Evidence Shows Continuing Racial Disparities in Academic Achievement," New PRC Research Brief

Thu, Aug 2, 2018

The PRC has published a new research brief entitled, "Twenty Years of Evidence Shows Continuing Racial Disparities in Academic Achievement."


New op-ed from Paige Harden.

"Why Progressives Should Embrace the Genetics of Education," New York Times Op-Ed by Paige Harden

Wed, Jul 25, 2018

Paige Harden has published an op-ed in The New York Times entitled "Why Progressives Should Embrace the Genetics of Education."


New PRC research brief on high school courses and health.

High School Courses Impact Health at Midlife, New PRC Research Brief

Fri, Jul 20, 2018

The PRC has published a new research brief entitled, "Why Are the Courses You Take in High School Important for Your Health at Midlife?"


New NASEM publication with remarks from Deb Umberson.

NASEM Presents Women's Health Workshop Summary with Remarks from Deb Umberson

Wed, Jul 18, 2018

NASEM presents a summary of a March 2018 workshop on women's mental health that features remarks from Deb Umberson.


David Yeager on Eighth Grade.

David Yeager Interviewed About "Eighth Grade"

Tue, Jul 17, 2018

Fox 7 features an interview with David Yeager about the film "Eighth Grade."


See Karen Fingerman in the Washington Post.

Washington Post Interviews Karen Fingerman

Tue, Jul 10, 2018

The Washington Post interviews Karen Fingerman on the importance of social ties.


BBC podcast features Toni Falbo.

BBC Podcast Features Interview with Toni Falbo on Only Children

Mon, Jul 9, 2018

A new BBC podcast episode "Only the Lonely" features an interview with Toni Falbo on only children.


New fellowship application open.

Now Open: National Study of Learning Mindsets Early Career Fellowship Application

Mon, Jul 9, 2018

The application for the National Study of Learning Mindsets Early Career Fellowship is now open.


New research in Scientia.

New Research on State-Level Population Health Disparities from Mark Hayward and Jennifer Karas Montez

Mon, Jul 2, 2018

Scientia has published a write-up of research on state-level disparities in population health from the PRC's Mark Hayward and PRC alum Jennifer Karas Montez.


New PRC research brief.

"Same-Sex Couples Devote More Attention to End-of-Life Plans than Heterosexual Couples," New PRC Research Brief

Mon, Jun 25, 2018

The PRC has published a new research brief entitled, "Same-Sex Couples Devote More Attention to End-of-Life Plans than Heterosexual Couples."


Houston Chronicle publishes AIken op-ed.

Abigail Aiken Op-Ed: "Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Raises the Bar for U.S. Abortion Politics"

Mon, Jun 11, 2018

The Houston Chronicle features an op-ed by Abigail Aiken, "Ireland’s Abortion Referendum Raises the Bar for U.S. Abortion Politics."


New PRC Research Brief by Stephen Russell, Amanda Pollitt, and colleagues.

New PRC Research Brief, "Transgender Youth Allowed to Use Their Chosen Name Have Fewer Mental Health Problems"

Fri, Jun 8, 2018

The PRC has published a new research brief, from PRC researchers Stephen Russell and Amanda Pollitt and colleagues entitled "Transgender Youth Allowed to Use Their Chosen Name Have Fewer Mental Health Problems."


USA Today

"Trump's New Title X Plan Requires Ineffective Birth Control Most Women Don't Want," TxPEP Op-Ed

Thu, Jun 7, 2018

TxPEP's Katherine Strandberg and Kristine Hopkins have published an op-ed in USA Today entitled, "Trump's New Title X Plan Requires Ineffective Birth Control Most Women Don't Want."


New project by Shapira and Lin awarded grant.

Joyce Foundation Awards Harel Shapira and Ken-Hou Lin Grant to Examine College Students' Attitudes Toward Guns

Fri, May 11, 2018

The Joyce Foundation has awarded Harel Shapira and Ken-Hou Lin a grant for their project, "Examining College Students' Attitudes About Guns to Develop Lessons for Intervention."


Sarah Brayne's work on the LAPD wins top article prize.

Sarah Brayne Wins Law and Society Association Article Prize

Fri, May 11, 2018

The PRC's Sarah Brayne has won the the Law and Society Association Article Prize for “Big Data Surveillance: The Case of Policing,” published in the American Sociological Review (2017).


Congratulations to Marika Cabral!

Marika Cabral Wins Arrow Award from IHEA

Thu, May 10, 2018

Marika Cabral has been selected as winner of the Arrow Award from the International Health Economics Association.


Congratulations to Robert Town.

Robert Town Wins Willard Manning Award and PURC Prize for Best Paper in Regulatory Economics

Thu, May 10, 2018

Robert Town has won the Willard Manning Award and the Public Utility Research Center (PURC) Prize for the best paper in regulatory economics.


This brief describes a study of who goes to jail for nonpayment of child support.

Who Goes to Jail for Child Support Debt?

Thu, May 10, 2018

Understanding more about jail for child support nonpayment is important for child well-being.


PRC Newletter launches.

New PRC Newsletter Features New Research on Transgender Naming, Birth Control, and a New Faculty Announcement

Thu, May 10, 2018

The inaugural PRC newsletter features new research on transgender naming, birth control, and a new faculty announcement


The PRC welcomes Daniel Schneider.

PRC Brown Bag May 4: Daniel Schneider from Berkeley

Mon, Apr 30, 2018

Daniel Schneider from Berkeley will present "Unstable and Unpredictable Work Schedules in Retail: Worker Wellbeing, Company Practices, and Policy Response" as part of our Brown Bag series.


Welcome, Rob!

Methods Talk: Rob Carrington from Q2ebanking

Thu, Apr 26, 2018

Rob Carrington from Q2ebanking presents: "Fantastic Datasets and Where to Find Them: Using Web Data for Social Science" as a PRC Methods Talk.


Congratulations to Jennifer Karas Montez!

PRC Alum Jennifer Karas Montez Wins Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

Wed, Apr 25, 2018

PRC alum Jennifer Karas Montez has won a 2018 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for her work on inequalities in adult mortality.


Congratulations!

Emily Allen Paine Wins Society for the Study of Social Problems Student Paper Award

Wed, Apr 25, 2018

Emily Allen Paine is the winner of the 2018 Student Paper Award in Health, Health Policy, and Health Services from the Society for the Study of Social Problems.


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief by TxPEP Examines Community College Students' Contraceptive Preferences

Tue, Apr 24, 2018

A new PRC research brief by TxPEP researchers examines community college students' desire for more effective forms of contraception.


Congratulations to Elizabeth Cozzolino!

Elizabeth Cozzolino Wins Parker Frisbie Graduate Student Paper Competition

Fri, Apr 20, 2018

The PRC is pleased to announce Elizabeth Cozzolino as the winner of the 2018 Parker Frisbie Graduate Student Paper Competition.


Op-ed by Angel on aging populations in Texas.

Statesman Op-Ed by Jacqueline Angel Addresses Aging Populations in Texas

Wed, Apr 18, 2018

An op-ed in the Statesman by Jacqueline Angel addresses aging populations in Texas.


Veronique Dupere presents Apr. 20 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Apr. 20: Veronique Dupere Presents "High School Dropout in (Proximal) Context: A Stress Process, Life Course Approach"

Tue, Apr 17, 2018

Veronique Dupere Presents "High School Dropout in (Proximal) Context: A Stress Process, Life Course Approach"


Congratulations to Rob Crosnoe!

Rob Crosnoe Inducted as President of SRA

Mon, Apr 16, 2018

The PRC's Rob Crosnoe has been inducted as president of the Society for Research on Adolescence (SRA).


Congratulations to Toni Falbo!

New Publication by Toni Falbo on Behavior, Gender and China's One-Child Policy

Mon, Apr 16, 2018

Toni Falbo has published a new article in Heliyon.


Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero Presents Apr. 13 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Apr. 13: Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero Presents "RDC: What it Means to Me"

Tue, Apr 10, 2018

Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero Presents "RDC: What it Means to Me"


Congratulations to the research team led by Leticia Marteleto!

Marteleto Wins LASA "Best Paper" Award

Tue, Apr 3, 2018

"The Weight of Inequality: Socio-Economic Status and the Intergenerational Transmission of Child Nutrition in Brazil” published in Social Forces last June is the winner of the best paper award in Social Sciences by the Brasil Section of the Latin American Studies Association.


New PRC publication.

Using Chosen Names Reduces Odds of Depression and Suicide in Transgender Youths, New Publication by Russell, Pollitt

Tue, Apr 3, 2018

In one of the largest and most diverse studies of transgender youths to date, researchers led by a team at The University of Texas at Austin, including PRC researchers Stephen Russell and Amanda Pollitt, have found that when transgender youths are allowed to use their chosen name in places such as work, school and at home, their risk of depression and suicide drops.


New op-ed by Kelly Raley

New Op-Ed by Kelly Raley, "Citizenship Question, Con: It's Wasteful and Harms Texas"

Tue, Apr 3, 2018

Kelly Raley has published a new op-ed in the Abilene Reporter News (and others) entitled "Citizenship Question, Con: It's Wasteful and Harms Texas."


Jason Fletcher Presents Mar. 30 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Mar. 30: Jason Fletcher Presents "Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility"

Tue, Mar 27, 2018

Jason Fletcher Presents "Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility"


Karen Fingerman is quoted in The New York Times.

"The Maternal Grandparent Advantage," Karen Fingerman Quoted in New York Times

Tue, Mar 27, 2018

The New York Times quotes PRC Researcher Karen Fingerman on the maternal grandparent advantage in developing relationships with grandchildren.


Issa Kohler-Hausmann presents Mar. 26 at a PRC Sponsored Event.

PRC Sponsored Event: Issa Kohler-Hausmann Presents "Misdemeanorland: Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing"

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

Issa Kohler-Hausmann Presents "Misdemeanorland: Social Control in an Age of Broken Windows Policing"


Video archive from NASEM workshop.

NASEM Presents "Women's Mental Health Across the Life Course Through a Sex-Gender Lens," Feat. Deb Umberson

Thu, Mar 22, 2018

The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Committee on Population features archived workshop videos on "Women's Mental Health Across the Life Course Through a Sex-Gender Lens," with remarks by Deb Umberson.


Beth Widen presents Mar. 23 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Mar. 23: Beth Widen Presents “Health Consequences of Suboptimal Pregnancy Weight Gain”

Tue, Mar 20, 2018

Beth Widen Presents “Health Consequences of Suboptimal Pregnancy Weight Gain”


Frances Champagne presents Mar. 9 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Mar. 9: Frances Champagne Presents "Epigenetic Plasticity and Inheritance"

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

Frances Champagne Presents "Epigenetic Plasticity and Inheritance"


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief by Dupéré, Dion and Crosnoe, "Is Dropping Out of High School More Likely after Stressful Life Events?"

Tue, Mar 6, 2018

The PRC has published a new PRC Research Brief, "Is Dropping Out of High School More Likely after Stressful Life Events?" by Véronique Dupéré, Eric Dion, and Robert Crosnoe.


New publication by Elizabeth Cozzolino!

New Publication by Elizabeth Cozzolino, "Public Assistance, Relationship Context, and Jail for Child Support Debt"

Thu, Mar 1, 2018

PRC trainee Elizabeth Cozzolino has published a new article in Socius: Sociological Research for a Dynamic World entitled, "Public Assistance, Relationship Context, and Jail for Child Support Debt."


Scholars Strategy Network.

New Scholars Strategy Network Brief by Kate Coleman-Minahan and Goleen Samari

Wed, Feb 28, 2018

The Scholars Strategy Network has published a new brief by Kate Coleman-Minahan and Goleen Samari entitled "How Removal of Immigrant Fathers Harms the Sexual Health and Wellbeing of Their Daughters."


Sarah Burgard presents Mar. 2 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Visiting Demographer Mar. 2: Sarah Burgard Presents "Some College, Some Benefits? Post-Secondary Educational Attainment and Occupational Outcomes in the Early Career"

Tue, Feb 27, 2018

Visiting Demographer Sarah Burgard Presents "Some College, Some Benefits? Post-Secondary Educational Attainment and Occupational Outcomes in the Early Career"


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief! "The Impact of Information about Abortion Safety on Texas Voters’ Opinions about Restrictive Laws" (TxPEP)

Mon, Feb 26, 2018

The PRC has published a new research brief entitled "The Impact of Information about Abortion Safety on Texas Voters’ Opinions about Restrictive Laws," by TxPEP researchers.


Michael Gaddis presents a workshop series.

Michael Gaddis Workshop Series: For Sociology Graduate Students and PRC Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Trainees (RSVP)

Wed, Feb 21, 2018

Michael Gaddis presents a workshop series for Sociology graduate students and PRC predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees.Feb. 28 and March 1.


René Flores presents Feb. 23 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Feb. 23: René Flores Presents “Who are the ‘Illegals’?: The Social Construction of Illegality in the U.S.”

Tue, Feb 20, 2018

René Flores Presents “Who are the ‘Illegals’?: The Social Construction of Illegality in the U.S.”


The PRC remembers Parker Frisbie.

Remembering William "Parker" Frisbie

Wed, Feb 14, 2018

The PRC remembers former director and friend Parker Frisbie.


CCF Conference: Register Now!

Register Now, CCF Conference: “Conceiving American Families in the 21st Century: Reproductive Policies, Practices and Technologies”

Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Register now for the Council on Contemporary Families 2018 conference, "Conceiving American Families in the 21st Century: Reproductive Policies, Practices and Technologies.”


Arne Kallebergr presents Feb. 16 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Feb. 16: Arne Kalleberg Presents "Precarious Lives: Job Insecurity and Well-Being in Rich Democracies"

Tue, Feb 13, 2018

Arne Kallebergr Presents "Precarious Lives: Job Insecurity and Well-Being in Rich Democracies"


New PRC publication.

Vandewater and Wilkinson: New Article in Tobacco Regulatory Science

Thu, Feb 8, 2018

PRC S&T Core Director Elizabeth Vandewater and PRC FRA Anna Wilkinson, along with co-authors, have published a new article entitled "Whose Post Is It? Predicting E-Cigarette brand from social media posts" Tobacco Regulatory Science.


Kyle Crowder presents Feb. 9 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Feb. 9: Kyle Crowder Presents "The Social Drivers of Residential Stratification"

Tue, Feb 6, 2018

Kyle Crowder Presents "The Social Drivers of Residential Stratification"


Welcome to Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero.

PRC Sponsored Event: Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero Presents "RDC: What it Means to Me"

Fri, Feb 2, 2018

Cheryl Rollman-Tinajero, from the U.S. Census Bureau and the UT Austin Restricted Data Center, presents "RDC: What it Means to Me"


Tom Vogl Presents Feb. 2 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Visiting Demographer Feb. 2: Tom Vogl Presents “Differential Fertility and Population Composition”

Tue, Jan 30, 2018

Visiting Demographer Tom Vogl Presents “Differential Fertility and Population Composition”


Inside Higher Ed features Robert Reece.

Inside Higher Ed Features Robert Reece

Mon, Jan 29, 2018

Inside Higher Ed features an editorial by PRC researcher Robert Reece entitled "Halfway Home: The Black Academic and the Struggle for Belonging."


Max Besbris presents Jan. 26 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Jan. 26: Max Besbris Presents "Malleable Prices: Interaction and Income Segregation in the Housing Market"

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

Max Besbris Presents "Malleable Prices: Interaction and Income Segregation in the Housing Market"


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief, "Black Deaths Matter" by Deb Umberson

Tue, Jan 23, 2018

The PRC has released a new research brief by Deb Umberson entitled "Black Deaths Matter: A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Racial Disparities in Relationship Loss and Health."


Los Angeles Times

"What the Death of a Parent Can Teach Us," Umberson in LA Times

Mon, Jan 22, 2018

PRC Director Deb Umberson is quoted in the Los Angeles Times article, "What the Death of a Parent Can Teach Us, If We Are Willing to Learn."


New publication by Valerie Danesh.

New Publication by Valerie Danesh in Critical Care Magazine

Mon, Jan 22, 2018

Valerie Danesh has published a new study in Critical Care Magazine entitled "Escalations in Care: Do Interhospital Transfers Lead to Greener Pastures?"



Umberson quoted in NBC news.

Deb Umberson Quoted in NBC News Story on Social Support Systems

Thu, Jan 11, 2018

PRC director Deb Umberson was quoted in an NBC news story on social support systems.


Dupere wins top 10 award.

Research by Véronique Dupéré Named Top 10 Discovery of 2017

Wed, Jan 10, 2018

Quebec Science has named research from Véronique Dupéré a top ten discovery of 2017.


PRC Brown Bag schedule.

Spring 2018 Brown Bag Schedule

Mon, Jan 8, 2018

The new Spring 2018 Brown Bag schedule is up.


New publication by Diane Coffey.

New Publication by Diane Coffey in Economic & Political Weekly

Mon, Jan 8, 2018

Diane Coffey has published a new article entitled "Explicit Prejudice: Evidence from a New Survey" in Economic & Political Weekly.


Research by Gershoff in WSJ.

Gershoff Research on Spanking Featured in Wall Street Journal

Thu, Dec 21, 2017

Elizabeth Gershoff's meta-analysis of spanking research is featured in the Wall Street Journal.


New research featured in Reuters.

Research from Veronique Dupere in Reuters

Mon, Dec 11, 2017

Reuters covers research from PRC visiting scholar Veronique Dupere on depression and dropout risk in teens.


U.S. Census Bureau Director Ron Jarmin

PRC Federal Statistical Research Data Center Opening Celebration, Featuring U.S. Census Bureau Director Ron Jarmin

Thu, Dec 7, 2017

We have scheduled a grand opening event for the new Federal Statistical Research Data Center, featuring the director of the U.S. Census Bureau, Ron Jarmin.


Stephen Russell in The Texas Scientist

Publication by Stephen Russell, Aprile Benner and Fatima Varner in The Texas Scientist

Fri, Dec 1, 2017

“Leave It to Beaver-style bullying” isn’t the main problem for today’s kids.


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief, "Perceptions of Shared Power, Gender Conformity, and Marital Quality in Same- and Different-Sex Marriages"

Fri, Dec 1, 2017

The PRC has published a new research brief by Amanda M. Pollitt, Brandon A. Robinson, and Debra Umberson entitled, "Perceptions of Shared Power, Gender Conformity, and Marital Quality in Same- and Different-Sex Marriages."


Mario Small presents Nov. 1 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Dec. 1: Mario Small Presents "How Poor Neighborhoods Have Changed"

Tue, Nov 28, 2017

Mario Small Presents "How Poor Neighborhoods Have Changed"


Karen Fingerman in WSJ

Dating Study by Karen Fingerman Featured in WSJ

Fri, Nov 17, 2017

What Online Dating Profiles Say About Our View of Aging


Philipp Koellinger presents Nov. 17 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Nov. 17: Philipp Koellinger Presents "Integrating Genetic Data into the Social Sciences"

Tue, Nov 14, 2017

Philipp Koellinger Presents "Integrating Genetic Data into the Social Sciences"


Chandra Muller.

Chandra Muller's Talk “Introduction to Nationwide Voting Data from Catalist” Nov. 28

Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Join the Population Research Center on Tuesday, November 28 for a Scientific & Technical Core Methods Talk as faculty research associate Chandra Muller presents “Introduction to Nationwide Voting Data from Catalist.”


JHSB.

New Publication by Deb Umberson in JHSB

Mon, Nov 13, 2017

Deb Umberson has published "Black Deaths Matter: Race, Relationship Loss, and Effects on Survivors" in Journal of Health and Social Behavior.


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief by Fatima Varner

Thu, Nov 9, 2017

The PRC has published a new PRC Research Brief, "Parenting Patterns, Racial Discrimination, and African American Adolescents’ Psychological and Academic Outcomes."


TxPEP op-ed in the Statesman.

Statesman Op-Ed "Religious Exemptions Come at Expense of Women’s Health," by TxPEP

Wed, Nov 8, 2017

TxPEP investigator Kristine Hopkins has published an op-ed in the Austin American-Statsman entitled "Religious Exemptions Come at Expense of Women's Health."


IAPHS blog.

Deb Umberson's Conference Panel Featured in IAPHS Blog

Wed, Nov 8, 2017

PRC Director Deb Umberson's conference panel "Creating Interdisciplinary Homes: Joys, Challenges, and Strategies" was featured in the IAPHS blog.


Robert Crosnoe presents Nov. 10 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Nov. 10: Robert Crosnoe Presents "Mothers, Child Care, and Media Backlash in the U.S."

Tue, Nov 7, 2017

Robert Crosnoe Presents "Mothers, Child Care, and Media Backlash in the U.S."


Congrats to our FRAs!

PRC Faculty Presenting at IPC 2017 (IUSSP Conference)

Fri, Nov 3, 2017

Congratulations to our faculty members presenting at IPC 2017: Letícia Marteleto, Chandra Muller, Joseph Potter, and Abigail Weitzman.


New publication by Javier Auyero.

New Publication by Javier Auyero in Social Problems

Tue, Oct 31, 2017

Javier Auyero, along with co-authors Maricarmen Hernandez and Mary Ellen Stitt, has published "Grassroots Activism in the Belly of the Beast: A Relational Account of the Campaign Against Urban Fracking in Texas" in Social Problems.


Upcoming job workshop.

Non-Academic Job Workshop for PRC and Sociology Graduate Students

Mon, Oct 30, 2017

The PRC and Sociology will be hosting a non-academic job workshop for PRC and Sociology graduate students.


New PRC research brief!

New PRC Research Brief, "Women's Empowerment and Contraceptive Method Use in Egypt," by Goleen Samari

Mon, Oct 30, 2017

The PRC has published a new PRC Research Brief, "Women's Empowerment and Contraceptive Method Use in Egypt" by former postdoctoral fellow Goleen Samari.


New TxPEP publication.

New TxPEP Publication in HSR Details the Challenges of Integrating Family Planning and Primary Care in Texas

Fri, Oct 27, 2017

New TxPEP publication in Health Services Research details the challenges of integrating family planning and primary care in Texas.


Christine Williams in the NY Times.

New York Times Cites Christine Williams' "Glass Escalator" Research

Wed, Oct 25, 2017

Christine Williams' article "The Glass Escalator" was referenced in a NYTimes article on employment projections.


Chris Wildeman presents Oct. 27 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Oct. 27: Chris Wildeman Presents "The Long-Term Consequences of Solitary Confinement"

Tue, Oct 24, 2017

Chris Wildeman Presents "The Long-Term Consequences of Solitary Confinement"


Heejung Chung from the University of Kent present Oct. 24.

Heejung Chung Presents “Why Employee Control over Work Schedules Does Not Always Reduce Work-family Conflict”

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Heejung Chung from the University of Kent will present “Why Employee Control over Work Schedules Does Not Always Reduce Work-family Conflict.”


Gary Gates presents Oct. 24 as part of the Visiting Demographer series.

Gary Gates: Visiting Demographer Presents "The Demographics of Coming Out"

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Gary Gates will speak as part of the Visiting Demographer series.


Susan Millea and Maureen Britton

Methods Talk Oct. 17: Susan Millea and Maureen Britton from Children's Optimal Health

Fri, Oct 13, 2017

Susan Millea and Maureen Britton from Children's Optimal Health


Sarah Moorman presents Oct. 13 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Oct. 13: Sarah Moorman Presents "Early Life High School Environment Predicts Cognitive Functioning 50 Years Later"

Tue, Oct 10, 2017

Sarah Moorman Presents "Early Life High School Environment Predicts Cognitive Functioning 50 Years Later"


Abigail Aiken will present her research.

Abigail Aiken Presents Research to Irish Parliamentary Committee

Fri, Oct 6, 2017

Abigail Aiken will present her research on abortion pill use through online telemedicine in Ireland to an Irish Parliamentary Committee.


Greater Texas Foundation.

New Grant for PRC FRAs Lauren Schudde and Huriya Jabbar

Thu, Oct 5, 2017

PRC FRAs Lauren Schudde and Huriya Jabbar have been awarded a new grant from the Greater Texas Foundation to study how community college students receive and use information about course credit transfer policies.


NYTimes

Research from Umberson and Colleagues on Experiencing the Death of a Child in NYTimes

Wed, Oct 4, 2017

Research from Deb Umberson and colleagues on experiencing the death of a child is featured in the NYTimes.


Rob Warren presents Oct. 6 at the PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Oct. 6: Rob Warren Presents "When Should Researchers Use Inferential Statistics When Analyzing Data on Full Populations?"

Tue, Oct 3, 2017

Rob Warren Presents "When Should Researchers Use Inferential Statistics When Analyzing Data on Full Populations?"


Map from TribTalk

Is the “Uberization’ of Public Transportation the Future for Texas Cities? TribTalk by Junfeng Jiao

Wed, Sep 27, 2017

TribTalk features "Is the 'Uberization’ of Public Transportation the Future for Texas Cities?" by Junfeng Jiao.


New TxPEP publication.

New Research by TxPEP Shows Providing Abortion Safety Information May Reduce Support for Restrictive Laws

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

New research by the PRC's Texas Policy Evaluation Project published in Contraception shows that providing information about abortion safety may reduce support for laws restricting abortion.


Deb Umberson presents for the Friday Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Sept. 29: Deb Umberson Presents "Black Deaths Matter: Race, Relationship Loss, and Effects on Survivors"

Tue, Sep 26, 2017

Deb Umberson Presents "Black Deaths Matter: Race, Relationship Loss, and Effects on Survivors" for our Friday Sept. 29 Brown Bag.


New study by Stephen Russell.

Victimization of Transgender Youths Linked to Suicidal Thoughts, Substance Abuse

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

New publications by Stephen Russell et al. have found that transgender adolescents are twice as likely to have suicidal thoughts as the general population, and they are up to four times as likely to engage in substance use.


New op-ed.

HuffPost Op-Ed by PRC Scholars: "Echo Chamber America"

Wed, Sep 20, 2017

Jamie M. Carroll and Robert Ressler have published an op-ed in the HuffPost called "Echo Chamber America: Why Discourse is More Important Now than Ever."


Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez

Friday Brown Bag! Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

The PRC welcomes Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez from UCLA to our Brown Bag. He will present "Developmental Origins of Health and Disease and Older Age Mortality in Latin America."


Shannon Cavanagh

Shannon Cavanagh Receives Inaugural BDP Faculty Mentor Award

Mon, Sep 18, 2017

Dr Shannon Cavanagh has been selected as the inaugural recipient of the annual Bridging Disciplines Programs Faculty Mentor Award.


Congratulations to Margherita Malanchini!

Margherita Malanchini Wins David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition

Mon, Sep 11, 2017

PRC postdoctoral fellow Margherita Malanchini has been awarded the American Psychological Foundation’s 2017 David Wechsler Early Career Grant for Innovative Work in Cognition.


Bridget Goosby joins us for the 9/15 Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Sept. 15! Bridget Goosby from the University of Nebraska.

Sun, Sep 10, 2017

We welcome Bridget Goosby from the University of Nebraska for our Sept. 15 Brown Bag.


New publication by Sarah Brayne.

Big Data May Amplify Existing Police Surveillance Practices, Study by Sarah Brayne Shows

Thu, Sep 7, 2017

UT Austin sociologist Sarah Brayne’s research, published in the American Sociological Review, examined for the first time how adopting big data analytics both amplifies and transforms police surveillance practices.


Congratulations to Joe Potter!

Joseph Potter Recognized by PAA Honor a Colleague Program

Thu, Aug 31, 2017

PRC faculty research associate an TxPEP lead investigator Joseph Potter has been recognized by the PAA Honor a Colleague program.


Research from Vandewater in PRB.

Vandewater Research on Smoking Cited in Population Reference Bureau Article

Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Research by PRC S&T Core Director Elizabeth Vandewater has been cited in a Population Reference Bureau article on smoking.


Adia Harvey Wingfield from Washington University.

PRC Brown Bag Sept. 8! Adia Harvey Wingfield.

Tue, Aug 29, 2017

The PRC welcomes Adia Harvey Wingfield from Washington University for our Brown Bag.


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.


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.


Central Health.

Abigail Aiken Appointed to Central Health Board of Managers

Tue, Dec 20, 2016

Abigail Aiken, PRC faculty research associate and assistant professor at The LBJ School of Public Affairs, has been appointed to the Central Health Board of Managers.


Jacqueline Angel publishes op-ed

Jacqueline Angel Publishes Op-Ed in Dallas Morning News on the Risks of Cutting the ACA

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Jacqueline Angel has published an op-ed in the Dallas Morning News on the risks of Donald Trump's proposed cuts to the Affordable Care Act


New Research Brief on Homophobic Bullying

New PRC Research Brief: Addressing Homophobic Bullying in Schools

Mon, Nov 28, 2016

PRC Post-Doctoral Fellow publishes new research brief on homophobic bullying


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Jason Schnittker, "The Legal Determinants of Health: The Case of Incarceration"

Mon, Nov 28, 2016

Please join us for a PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Jason Schnittker presents, "The Legal Determinants of Health: The Case of Incarceration"


John B. King reading to students.

Secretary of Education Calls for End to Corporal Punishment, Citing Gershoff's Work

Tue, Nov 22, 2016

U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. sent an official letter to state leaders citing Elizabeth Gershoff's research and calling for states to ban corporal punishment in schools.


Eric McDaniel publishes report on American Exceptionalism

Eric McDaniel Contributes to 2016 Election Analysis Report

Tue, Nov 22, 2016

Eric McDaniel publishes section on American exceptionalism in 2016 election analysis


New Research by Marie-Anne Suizzo

New Publication from Marie-Anne Suizzo on the Effects of Fathers' Warmth on Adolescent Behavior

Fri, Nov 18, 2016

PRC faculty research associate Marie-Anne Suizzo releases a new publication on the effects of fathers' warmth in low-income families.


Michael Geruso.

Michael Geruso Briefs Congress on Discrimination in the Health Care Marketplace

Thu, Nov 17, 2016

Today, the PRC's Michael Geruso reports findings to Congress from his National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) working paper released this week, which shows that despite the Affordable Care Act’s popular provisions to protect consumers with pre-existing conditions from high health care costs, some consumers — including those with conditions such as multiple sclerosis (MS), rheumatoid arthritis and certain cancers — continue to face discrimination that results in thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs.


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Mike Mueller-Smith, "Punishment and (non)Deterrence: Evidence on First-Time Drug Offenders from Regression Discontinuities"

Mon, Nov 14, 2016

For this Friday's PRC Brown Bag, Mike Mueller-Smith presents, "Punishment and (non)Deterrence: Evidence on First-Time Drug Offenders from Regression Discontinuities"


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Rebeca Wong, "Longer Life with More Cognitive Impairment: Hispanic Elderly in the U.S."

Mon, Nov 7, 2016

For this Friday's PRC Brown Bag, Rebeca Wong from UT Medical Branch presents "Longer Life with More Cognitive Impairment: Hispanic Elderly in the U.S."


New Research by Paul von Hippel

New Research in Obesity by Paul von Hippel

Thu, Nov 3, 2016

Paul von Hippel publishes new research in obesity


Kamran Ali, recipient of the runner-up prize of the 2016 Hamilton Book Award

Kamran Ali Wins Hamilton Book Award Prize

Tue, Nov 1, 2016

Kamran Ali wins runner-up prize in Hamilton Book Award


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Anna Haskins, "Avoiding Involvement? Parental Incarceration and Parental Involvement in Schooling."

Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Please join us for the PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Anna Haskins from Cornell University presents "Avoiding Involvement? Parental Incarceration and Parental Involvement in Schooling."


Professor Jooyoung Lee

Nov. 8 Talk: Jooyoung Lee: “Beyond the White Tunnel: The Social Construction of Near Death in Black Philadelphia”

Mon, Oct 31, 2016

Next Tuesday Professor Jooyoung Lee presents "Beyond the White Tunnel: The Social Construction of Near Death in Black Philadelphia."


New research by Leticia Marteleto

New Publication from Leticia Marteleto on Affirmative Action

Fri, Oct 28, 2016

PRC faculty research associate Leticia Marteleto publishes new research on affirmative action in Brazil


PRC Brown Bag

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Julie Maslowsky, "Adolescent Health Risk Behavior: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention"

Wed, Oct 26, 2016

Please join us for the PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Julie Maslowsky from UT Austin College of Education presents "Adolescent Health Risk Behavior: Epidemiology, Etiology, and Prevention"


Aiken's new op-ed.

Abigail Aiken Publishes Op-Ed in Irish Times on Abortion Law

Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Abigail Aiken has published an op-ed in The Irish Times on abortion law entitled "Demand For Abortion Pills Highlights Need For Change In The Law."


McDaniel's New Op-Ed

Eric McDaniel Publishes Op-Ed in The Conversation on 2016 Election

Fri, Oct 21, 2016

Eric McDaniel has published an op-ed in The Conversation on the 2016 Election, entitled "Religious Feelings Could Sway The Vote In 2016 Election"


PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Sigal Alon, "Race, Class, and Affirmative Action"

Thu, Oct 20, 2016

Please join us for the PRC Brown Bag this Friday: Sigal Alon from Tel Aviv University presents "Race, Class, and Affirmative Action."


PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag Friday!: Sergio Chavez from Rice University.

Fri, Oct 14, 2016

For this Friday's PRC Brown Bag, Sergio Chavez from Rice University presents "Gender, Emotion, and Migration in a Binational Social Network."


New research by Elizabeth Gershoff.

Liz Gershoff Releases Report on Corporal Punishment and Discrimination in Schools

Wed, Oct 5, 2016

PRC Faculty Research Associate Liz Gershoff has released a report on corporal punishment and discrimination in schools.


PRC Brown Bag.

PRC Brown Bag this Friday! Michael Geruso from UT Department of Economics

Mon, Oct 3, 2016

This Friday, October 7th, Assistant Professor of Economics and PRC Faculty Research Associate at UT Austin Michael Geruso will presenting the PRC Brown Bag talk "How Plans Choose Their Patients: Design-for-Discrimination in Marketplace Formularies."


New article in Demography.

New Publication in Demography by Leticia Marteleto!

Thu, Sep 29, 2016

Leticia Marteleto has published a new article in Demography entitled, "Racial Inequality in Education in Brazil: A Twins Fixed-Effects Approach."


PRC Brown Bag.

Friday Brown Bag: Maria Abascal, Brown University

Mon, Sep 26, 2016

For this Friday's PRC Brown Bag, Maria Abascal of Brown University presents "Ethnoracial Diversity and Trust, Reexamined"


Op-ed by Angel.

Jacqueline Angel Op-Ed Discusses Strategies to Manage Aging Population in TX

Fri, Sep 23, 2016

An op-ed published by Jacqueline Angel discusses strategies for managing the care of the growing elderly population in Texas.



Dallas Morning News op-ed.

Op-Ed on Nutrition and Teen Rebelliousness by David Yeager in Dallas Morning News

Thu, Sep 22, 2016

The Dallas Morning News has published an op-ed by David Yeager on nutrition and teen rebelliousness.


New op-ed.

Islamophobia Op-Ed by Goleen Samari in Dallas Morning News

Wed, Sep 21, 2016

Goleen Samari has published an op-ed today in the Dallas Morning News entitled "Why We Should Treat Islamophobia as a Public Health Issue."


AJPH.

Goleen Samari Publishes in AJPH on Islamophobia

Fri, Sep 16, 2016

PRC Postdoctoral Scholar Goleen Samari has published "Islamophobia and Public Health in the United States" today in the American Journal of Public Health.


UT Pop-Ups.

Town Hall Features Stephen Russell's "Discrimination and Population Health Disparities" Pop-Up

Thu, Sep 15, 2016

A UT Town Hall meeting today focused on pop-up initiatives, including Stephen Russell's "Discrimination and Population Health Disparities."



CAA logo.

International Conference Series: Aging in the Americas Starts Today

Wed, Sep 14, 2016

The International Conference Series: Aging in the Americas runs today through Sept. 16 at UTSA.


Twin project

NICHD-Funded Post-Doc Opportunity with PRC Texas Twin Project

Wed, Sep 14, 2016

A NICHD-Funded Postdoctoral Research position is available at the PRC Texas Twin Project.


Sarah Brayne.

Sarah Brayne Wins Criminology Outstanding Article Award

Thu, Sep 8, 2016

PRC researcher Sarah Brayne has won the 2016 Outstanding Article Award from the American Society of Criminology.


Ling Zhu's talk.

Friday Brown Bag: Ling Zhu, University of Houston

Thu, Sep 8, 2016

Join us for Friday's Brown Bag: Ling Zhu, University of Houston presents "Voices from the Frontline: Network Participation and Local Hospitals' Support for the National Health Care Reform."


New PRC position open.

New PRC Opening: NICHD-Funded Postdoctoral Position

Fri, Sep 2, 2016

The Population Research Center (PRC) at The University of Texas at Austin will have one opening for an NICHD-funded postdoctoral position starting September 1, 2017.


PRC Brown Bags.

PRC Launches Fall 2016 Brown Bag Series!

Thu, Sep 1, 2016

The PRC Launches the Fall 2016 Brown Bag Series on Sept. 2, 2016.


Op-ed in Statesman.

TxPEP Op-Ed on Maternal Mortality by Joseph Potter and Kari White in Statesman

Tue, Aug 30, 2016

An op-ed by TxPEP investigators Joseph Potter and Kari White on maternal mortality was published in the Austin American-Statesman.


Wendy Manning.

PAA News: Wendy Manning Named President

Mon, Aug 29, 2016

The PRC would like to congratulate Wendy Manning on her new position as President of the Population Association of America.


Postdoctoral researcher opening.

Postdoctoral Scholar Opening: SOGI-Focused School Policies and Student Wellbeing

Fri, Aug 26, 2016

The Population Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin seeks a postdoctoral researcher to assist with ongoing study of school policies focused on sexual orientation and gender identity (SOGI) and student wellbeing, including implementation of study design; identification, management and analysis of relevant project data; preparation of written reports; and publications for lay audiences and academic articles.


Deb Umberson.

Deb Umberson Delivers Riley Award Lecture at ASA

Tue, Aug 23, 2016

Deb Umberson delivered the Matilda White Riley Award Lecture at the Section on Aging and the Life Course session at the ASA annual meeting in Seattle, Saturday, August 20, 2016.


Photo by American Institutes for Research.

Chandra Muller: Greater Academic Achievement in High School Increases Likelihood of Moving Away

Mon, Aug 22, 2016

Chandra Muller recently gave an ASA talk for the American Sociological Association conference on the connection between high school achievement and moving away.


My Statesman.

New Op-Ed by Stephen Russell: "Going Back to School is Risky for Some Youths"

Mon, Aug 22, 2016

A new op-ed by Stephen Russell called "Going Back to School is Risky for Some Youths" was published today in the Austin American-Statesman.


New publication!

New Book Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Schooling Edited by Stephen Russell!

Thu, Aug 18, 2016

Although recent societal shifts in many parts of the world have led to an improvement in lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights, LGBT youth often face discrimination in their primary pursuit—school. This complex issue is addressed in a new book, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Schooling: The Nexus of Research, Practice, and Policy, edited by PRC's Stephen Russell.


PRC Research Brief.

New PRC Research Brief by Kelly Raley on Cohabitation Trends!

Wed, Aug 17, 2016

A new PRC research brief by Kelly Raley entitled “Diverging Patterns of Union Transition Among Cohabitators by Race-Ethnicity and Education: Trends and Marital Intentions,” addresses the decline in marriage among co-habitating couples by examining marriage intention and structural barriers.


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