Past PSC Events

February 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Is the Impact of Employment Uncertainty on Fertility Intentions Channeled by Subjective Well-Being?
Letizia Mencarini Honorary Fellow - University of Wisconsin-Madison
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Multigenerational Cycles of Poverty?
Fabian T. Pfeffer Assistant Professor - University of Michigan, Department of Sociology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 5, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Exploring Competing Ideas About The Relationship Between Body Shape & Health: Evidence From A Global Sample Of Women And Children
Craig Hadley Associate Professor - Emory College of Arts & Sciences, Department of Anthropology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 2, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What’s Wrong with American Schools
Robert M. Hauser Vilas Research Professor - University of Wisconsin-Madison
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 169 McNeil

Population Studies Center

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January 29, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What Happens in the Womb under the Dome: The Impact of Air Pollution on Birth Outcomes – Evaluation of air quality improvement during the Guangzhou 2010 Asian Games and Asian Paralympic Games
Xiaoying Liu Postdoctoral Researcher - University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 26, 2018 1:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Location: 169 McNeil
Description:

Education and Inequality Cluster in the Department of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania will host a mini-conference featuring two paper sessions: 1) Education and Social Mobility; 2) Housing and Neighborhood. The mini-conference will be held 1:30 to 5:20 pm, January 26 (Friday) in 169 McNeil Building, followed by Wine and Cheese. Details about the speakers and schedule here.

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January 24, 2018 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Daniel Aldana Cohen Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Rainey Auditorium, Penn Museum, 3260 South Street
Description:

Ashley Dawson, author of Extinction: A Radical History, will speak about his newest book, Extreme Cities: The Peril and Promise of Urban Life in the Age of Climate Change. Penn Sociologist Daniel Aldana Cohen, director of the Superstorm Research Lab and co-host of the climate politics podcast Hot & Bothered, will provide a response and conduct a conversation with Dawson about the environmental impacts of urbanization and gentrification, the increasing menace of urban flooding, and the emerging urban movements fighting for better forms of city living. Book signing to follow.

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January 22, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mortality Models: Probabilistic Cause of Death from Verbal Autopsy and a General Model of Age-specific Mortality
Sam Clark Professor - Ohio State University, Department of Sociology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 17, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
LaShawn R. Jefferson Deputy Director, Perry World House - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk
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December 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS): evolution and research opportunities over more than 15 years of the study.
Rebeca Wong P&S Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities - University of Texas, Sealy Center on Aging
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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December 4, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mother's Employment Patterns and Consequences for Adolescent Outcomes
Alexandra (Sasha) Killewald Professor, Department of Sociology - Harvard University
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Malleable Prices: Interactional Mechanisms and Inequality in the Housing Market
Max Besbris Assistant Professor of Sociololgy - Rice University
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Betting the House: How Assets influence Marriage Selection, Marital Stability, and Child Investments
Corrine Low Assistant Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Structural Drivers of Carbon Emissions: new research on domestic inequality and time use
Juliet Schor Professor, Department of Sociology - Boston College, Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
the Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative, or (SC)2
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November 6, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Neighborhoods, Temporal Constraints, and the Persistence of Poverty
Linsey Edwards PhD Candidate - Princeton, Sociology & Social Policy
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Black Deaths Matter: Race, Relationship Loss, and Effects on Survivors
Debra J. Umberson Professor, Department of Sociology - The University of Texas at Austin
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Richard Berk Chair, Department of Criminology, Professor of Criminology & Statistics - University of Pennsylvania
Location: CTL Seminar Room, 134 Van Pelt Library
Description:

Faculty-to-Faculty Lunches are opportunities for small groups of faculty to get together for informal conversation about teaching. Each lunch focuses on a different theme and is moderated two faculty members, who will guide the discussion and share their experiences. To encourage interactive discussion, registration is limited to twelve faculty.

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October 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Poverty, Productivity, and Cognitive Function
Heather Schofield Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy - University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 16, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Impact of Immigration Policies on Local Enforcement, Crime and Policing Efficiency
Alberto Ciancio Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 9, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Citizenship Advantage: Immigration Socioeconomic Attainment across Generations in the Age of Mass Migration
Peter Catron Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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