Demography Training Seminars 2018 – 2019

Fall Schedule 2018

September 5: Intro & Overview of the Graduate Training Program, Marcy Carlson; Michal Engelman; Jason Fletcher; John Mullahy; Jenna Nobles;  and Jim Raymo (UW)

September 12: Workshop PAA Abstracts, Michal Engelman (UW)

 September 26: Writing a Research Paper for Publication, Marcy Carlson; Jason Fletcher; and Jenna Nobles (UW)

October 3: Multi-generational Class Gradients in Housing Tenure Trajectories in Young Adulthood, Qian He (UW)

October 8: Genetics and Social Sciences: An Overview, Phillip Koellinger (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Economics)

October 17: Causal Inference with Big Data, Hyunseung Kang (UW)

October 24: Careers Outside Academia, Kiersten Strombotne (American Institute for Research) and Jesse Lewis Valentine (DVP-Praxis LTD)

October 31: Epigenetics: A Social Scientist’s Perspective, Colter Mitchell (Michigan)

November 7: Agent-Based Modeling with Netlogo (I)

November 14: Agent-Based Modeling with Netlogo (II), Jennifer Stenglein (Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources)

November 28: Structuring Arguments, Ryan Holley (UW)

December 5: New Rules for Human Subjects Research? What Happened to the Old Ones?, Susan Lederer (UW)

December 12: Practice Job Talk, Esteban Quiñones (UW)

Spring Schedule 2019

February 6: The Academic Job Market: What Do Hiring Committees Look For? Jason Fletcher and Christine Schwartz (UW)

February 13: Job Market Tips for International Students, Chaeyoon Lim and Alberto Palloni (UW)

February 20: Research Ethics Case Studies, Michal Engelman (UW)

February 27: Regression Diagnostics, Mark Banghart (UW)

March 6: Media Relations and Communications Strategies, Veronica Rueckert and Eric Hamilton (UW University Communications)

March 13: PAA practice talk

March 27: PAA practice talks

April 3: PAA practice talks

April 17: Introducing the UW Survey Center, Nora Cate Schaeffer (UW)

April 24: Embodying Landscapes of Violence: Impacts of Conflict- and Displacement-related Stressors on Women’s Health at the Thai-Burma Border, Stephanie Koning (UW)

May 1: Information Design and Presentation Best Practices, James R. Carey (UC-Davis)