DemSem Schedules 2022-2023

Fall 2022 Schedule

September 13, 2022:New Colleagues and Visitors“. Flash presentations and group lunch with Christina Kamis, Alex Natanson, Héctor Pifarré i Arolas, and Jiaxin Shi

September 20, 2022: “Little Divergence in America — Market Access and Demographic Transition in the US”. Melanie Guldi, University of Central Florida

September 27, 2022: “How the Suburbs Were Segregated”. Paige Glotzer, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Virtual: 

September 28, 2022: “New Developments in Retirement Risk Management”. Olivia Mitchell, University of Pennsylvania (CDHA/Hilldale lecture)

October 4, 2022: “The Inequalities of Well-being and Income”. Tamkinat Rauf, Stanford University

October 11, 2022: “Noncitizen Justice: The Criminal Case Processing of Non-U.S. Citizens in Texas and California”. Michael Light, University of Wisconsin-Madison

October 14, 2022: “Why Do Germline Mutation Rates Depend on Sex and Age?”. Molly Przerowski, Columbia University (CDHA/Hilldale lecture)

October 18, 2022: “Multigenerational Education Effect on Dementia Risk”. Liying Luo, Pennsylvania State University

October 25, 2022: “Does Schooling Improve Cognitive Abilities at Older Ages? Causal Evidence from Nonparametric Bounds?”. Vikesh Amin, Central Michigan

November 1, 2022: “Flooding, Spatial Vulnerability, and Racial Health Disparities: The Case of Hurricane Harvey“. Ethan Raker, University of British Columbia

November 8, 2022: A Social Epigenomic Approach to Cardiometabolic Disparities”. Jennifer Smith, University of Michigan. Virtual link:

November 10, 2022: Session is cancelled.  Look for a possible rescheduled date in 2023

Context Matters: Structural Racism and Racial Inequality in the U.S.“.”>Regina Baker, University of Pennsylvania, (Havens Wright Center), Thursday at Noon, virtual and registration required

November 15, 2022: “Inequality without Groups: Contemporary Theories of Categories, Intersectional Typicality, and the Measurement of Difference”. Ellis Monk, Harvard University,  Virtual link:

November 22, 2022: No DemSem (Thanksgiving Break)

November 29, 2022: “Black-White Economic Progress: The Impact of the Boll Weevil”. Ethan Schmick, Marquette University

December 6, 2022: “The Care Work System: Changes and Continuities in the Provision of Care”. Pilar Gonalons-Pons, University of Pennsylvania

December 13, 2022: Session is cancelled.  Look for a possible rescheduled date in 2023

“Mortality and Fertility in the United States at the Onset of the Demographic Transition: Evidence from the IPUMS Multigenerational Longitudinal Panel Project”. David Hacker, University of Minnesota

December 14, 2022: Last day of fall semester