CDE’s weekly Demography Seminar (DemSem) offers presentations of substantive work at the forefront of population sciences. Organized by Jenna Nobles and Michal Engelman the seminar features lectures by top scholars in the field from across the university campus and beyond.

Schedule Spring 2021

The Demography Seminar is open to all and meets on Tuesdays during the academic year from 12:15-1:30 p.m.

All seminar meetings will be held virtually.


January 26, 2021: Lucie Schmidt (Williams College)

February 2, 2021: Leah Ruppanner (University of Melbourne, Australia), please note that this session will begin at 3p.m.

February 9, 2021: Mosi Ifatunji (UW) and Max Besbris (UW)

February 16, 2021: Merlin Chowkwanyun (Columbia)

February 23, 2021: Thomas Leopold (University of Cologne) with comment by Marcy Carlson (UW)

March 2, 2021: Christy Erving (Vanderbilt )

March 9, 2021: Laura Wherry (New York University)

March 16, 2021: John Jackson (Johns Hopkins University) with comment by Felix Elwert (UW)

March 23, 2021: Kristian Bernt Karlson (University of Copenhagen)

March 30, 2021: Francesco Candeloro Billari (Bocconi University)

April 6, 2021: TBD

April 13, 2021: Adriana Lleras-Muney (UCLA)

April 20, 2021: Ushma Upadhyay (University of California, San Francisco)

April 27, 2021: Jennifer Beam Dowd (University of Oxford)