DemSem

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CDE’s weekly Demography Seminar (DemSem) offers presentations of substantive work at the forefront of population sciences by top scholars from across the university campus and beyond.

Spring 2022 Schedule

The Demography Seminar is open to all and meets on Tuesdays during the academic year from 12:15-1:30 p.m. Please note whether sessions will be virtual or in person. For in-person sessions, DemSem will meet in 8417 Social Sciences. Masks are required. For Zoom links or questions, please email cde@ssc.wisc.edu.

 

January 25, 2022: “Firms and the Intergenerational Transmission of Labor Market Advantage,” Per Engzell (University of Oxford), virtual

February 1, 2022: “Kinship Inequalities and the Persistence of Memory after Genocide,” Diego Alburez-Gutierrez (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), virtual

February 8, 2022: “High Risk and Highly Vaccinated: Mortality and Health Equity from the Epicenter of COVID-19 Deaths,” Tami Gurley (University of Kansas Medical Center), virtual
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

February 15, 2022: “Bayesian Models and Reconciling Incomplete Demographic Data,” Monica Alexander (University of Toronto), virtual
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

February 22, 2022: “Surviving Two Epidemics: Resilience and Health in the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH) 1998-2021,” Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania), in person
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

March 1, 2022: “The Distribution of Known and Novel Risk Factors for Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD Related Dementias in the US Population: The National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health),” Allison Aiello (University of North Carolina), virtual
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

March 8, 2022: “Culture and the Historical Fertility Transition,” W. Walker Hanlon (Northwestern University), in person

March 15, 2022: Spring Recess

March 22, 2022: Showcase of New Research from Postdoc Affiliates

March 29, 2022: “Race/Ethnicity, Racism, and Population Health in the United States: The Straightforward, The Complex, Innovations, and the Future,” Robert Hummer (University of North Carolina), virtual
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

April 5, 2022: No DemSem, PAA  

April 14, 2022, 7:00-8:00 pm*: “The Great Divide: Education, Despair & Death,” Anne Case (Princeton University), Hilldale Lecture at the Overture Center, registration
*Please note date, time, and location change

April 19, 2022: “The Socioeconomic Impact of Access to Contraception in the US: Using Individually-linked Restricted Data,” Amanda Stevenson (University of Colorado Boulder), virtual

April 26, 2022*: “Climate Change and Health: Examining the Intersection of Climate Change Risks and Health Equity,” Dorothy Daley (University of Kansas), hybrid
*In-person meeting will take place in 3470 Social Sciences

May 3, 2022*: “Insights into Population Health and Social Disparities in Health Status, Well-Being and Mortality in the United States,” Alexis Santos (Pennsylvania State University), hybrid
*In-person meeting will take place in 3470 Social Sciences