Past PSC Events

May 8, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
GGD Graduation Celebration
Location: PSC Collaboration Space
Description:

Please join us in celebrating the achievements of theDemography students who are graduating this year: Amarachi Utah, Carmen Ng, Luca Maria Pesando, and Menghan Zhao.

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April 23, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Protective Effect of Education on Cognition: Results from the MHAS 2001 and 2012.
Carlos Diaz-Venegas Research Scientist - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 16, 2018 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Various Titles - To Be Advised
PAA Practice Talks PhD Candidates - University of Pennsylvania, Population Studies Center
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 13, 2018 8:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Second-year Sociology and Demography Students: Works-in-Progress
Location: 169 McNeil Building
Description:

 

Faculty and students, you’re encouraged to attend the second-year sociology and demography students while they present their second-year papers. The first-year cohorts in Sociology and Demography are expected to attend. Light refreshments will be available.

8:30 to 9:00AM, Light breakfast

9:00AM to 10:45AM

9:00 a.m. Sangsoo Lee, Sociology & Demography, "Persistent Effects of Parental Education on Young Adults' Entry into Marriage in Korea," Hyunjoon Park (chair), Emilio A. Parrado, Michel Guillot

 9:35 a.m. Tessa Huttenlocher, Sociology, Brokering Collaboration in a Newly-Formed Network of Nonprofits.” Jerry Jacobs (chair), Chuck Bosk, and Dave Grazian.

10:05 a.m. Joan Ryan, Sociology, "The Influence of Africa's Colonial Past On Demographic and Family Change." Hans-Peter Kohler and Tukufu Zuberi.

Break 10:45 to 11:00 AM

11:00AM to 12:15PM

11:00 a.m., Minseo Baek, Wharton, Management, “Across the lines: Founder’s dual identity and its representation on organizational identity.”

 11:35 p.m., Jordan Weiss, Demography, “Age-specific changes in the relative risk of death associated with apolipoprotein E,” Doug Ewbank and Michel Guillot.

  Lunch on your own

1:30PM to 3: 15PM

1:30 p.m. Dylan Farrell-Bryan, Sociology, "Translating Immigration: How Court Interpretation Shapes Deportation Outcomes," Amada Armenta, Chenoa Flippen, Dorothy Roberts.

2:05 p.m. Emmanuel Souza, Demography, “Stealing Jobs from Natives: Black Migrants' Labor Market Incorporation in South Africa.” Advisors: Chenoa Flippen and Emilio Parrado

2:40 p.m. Duy Do, Demography, “Food or Drugs? The Impact of Prescription Drug Insurance on Food Security Among U.S. Older Adults,” Jason Schnittker

Break 3:15PM to 3:30PM

3:30PM to 5:15PM

3:30 p.m. Doron Shiffer-Sebba, Sociology, “The Ripples of Financialization: How Citizen Investors Behave Towards Tenants,” Annette Lareau (chair), Mauro Guillén, Daniel Aldana Cohen.

4:05 p.m., Lauren Harris, Sociology, “Committing Before Cohabiting: Pathways to Marriage Among Middle Class Couples.” Committee: Annette Lareau, Robin Leidner, Pilar Gonalons-Pons.

4:40 p.m., Morgan Peele, Demography, Transitions in Functional Status in China: Childhood, Adult, and Community Socioeconomic Differentials." Irma Elo

5:30PM Wine and Cheese Reception – 5th Floor McNeil Collaborative Space Tessa, Morgan, Minseo, Emmanuel, Joan

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April 9, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
What does Alzheimer’s Care Cost
Norma Coe Associate Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Medical Ethics & Helath Policy
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 2, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Social Dimensions of Sexual Consent Among College Students: Insights from ethnographic research
Jennifer Hirsch Professor - Columbia University
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Understanding the Gender Voting Gap in the Era of Women's Suffrage
Dawn Teele Assistant Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Political Science Department
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 19, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rethinking Ethnoracial Inequality in the U.S. & Brazil: The Consequences of Bodily Capital
Ellis Monk Assistant Professor - Princeton University, Department of Sociology
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 13, 2018 6:00 PM
Regina Baker Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
PENN LIGHTBULB CAFE | Location: World Cafe Live, 3025 Walnut Street
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March 12, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cross-National Comparisons of his and her work and earnings following parenthood
Kelly Musick Professor - Cornell University
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 26, 2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Beyond Attendance: Gendered Impacts of a Cash Transfer for Education and the Unpaid Care Burden in Rural Morocco
Luca Pesando, van de Walle Prize Winner PhD Candidate - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2018 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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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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