Fall 2015 Colloquium

The colloquium of the Population Studies Center of the University of Pennsylvania meets most Mondays from 12:00pm (noon) until 1:00pm in Room 103 in the McNeil Building (3718 Locust Walk) during the academic year. Sessions start and end promptly. Attendees are invited to bring and eat their lunch. There is also the possibility of having lunch with our colloquium speakers; please contact Dawn Ryan at psc_staffcolloquium@mailman.ssc.upenn.edu if you are interested in joining the speaker for lunch. If you are interested in speaking at one of our colloquium sessions, please contact Herbert L. Smith at hsmith@pop.upenn.edu.

September 2015

September 14, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Did Stop, Question, and Frisk Policing Affect the Mental Health of New York City Residents?
Kristen Harknett Associate Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
McNeil Room 103
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September 21, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Homeownership of Immigrants In France
Matthieu Solignac Post-doctoral Researcher - SciencesPo, Department of Economics
McNeil Room 103
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September 28, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Impact of Peers on Cognitive, Non-Cognitive, and Behavioral Outcomes: Evidence from India
Subha Mani Associate Professor, Department of Economics - Fordham University
McNeil Room 103
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October 2015

October 5, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Changing Place: Using Science to Design a Safer and Healthier World
John MacDonald Professor of Criminology and Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
McNeil Room 103
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October 12, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Quantifying the Contribution of Earlier Detection and Advancements in Treatment on the Gain in Life Expectancy for US Breast Cancer Patients Since 1975
Samir S. Soneji Assistant Professor - Dartmouth College
McNeil Room 103
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October 19, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Negative Space of Neighborhood Selection
Michael Bader Assistant Professor - American University
McNeil Room 103
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October 26, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Novel Cognitive Skill Measures in a Population Based Survey
Amar Hamoudi Assistant Professor - Duke University, Sanford School of Public Policy
McNeil Room 103
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November 2015

November 2, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A preliminary assessment of the demographic impact of Ebola in West Africa
Stéphane Helleringer Assistant Professor of Population and Family health - Columbia University, Mailman School of Health
McNeil Room 103
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November 9, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Association between community-based health financing approach and child stunting in rural Rwanda: an observational study
Chunling Lu Assistant Professor of Medicine / Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine - Harvard Medical School, Department of Global Health & Social Medicine
McNeil Room 103
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November 16, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Crime, Fear and Mental Health in Mexico
Andrés Villarreal Professor - University of Maryland, Department of Sociology
McNeil Room 103
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November 20, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBD
Sonalde Desai Professor of Sociology - University of Maryland, Maryland Population Research Center
CENTER FOR THE ADVANCED STUDY OF INDIA.  Please Note:  This Event will take place on a Friday
McNeil Room 103
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December 2015

December 7, 2015 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Coming in to Focus: Education and Stratification at Midlife
Eric Grodsky Associate Professor of Sociology - University of Wisconsin-Madison
McNeil Room 103
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