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

Fall 2018 Schedule

The Demography Seminar usually meets on Tuesdays from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in Room 8417 of the Social Sciences Building and is open to all.
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Tuesday, September 11: Welcome Lunch

Tuesday, September 18: “GUYnecology: The Missing Science of How Men’s Health Matters for Reproduction,” Rene Almeling (Yale)

Monday, September 24 (*3:00 p.m., Wisconsin Idea Room): “America’s Diversity Explosion,” William Frey (Brookings Institution)

Tuesday, October 2 (*12:00 p.m.): “Chain Displacement and the Geography of Eviction,” Revel Sims (UW)

Tuesday, October 9: “Large-scale Genome-Wide Association Studies of Socioeconomic Outcomes,” Philipp Koellinger (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Tuesday, October 16: “Spillover Effects in Clustered Randomized Trials with Noncompliance,” Hyunseung Kang (UW)

Tuesday, October 23: “Disentangling the Stress Process: Race/Ethnic Differences in Exposure and Appraisal of Chronic Stressors,” Lauren Brown (Michigan)

Tuesday, October 30: “Biological Mediators and Moderators of Social Disadvantage,” Colter Mitchell (Michigan)

Tuesday, November 6: “The Effects of Rising Commuting Durations on Pregnancy and Infant Health,” Yang Wang (UW)

Tuesday, November 13: “Multigenerational Poverty Cycles? A Prospective Analysis,” Fabian Pfeffer (Michigan)

Tuesday, November 20: No Seminar

Tuesday, November 27: “Dynamics of Health in Later Life and Implications for Mechanisms of Health Disparity,” Christopher Seplaki (Rochester)

Tuesday, December 4: “Social and Biological Perspectives on the Role of Employment Policies of the 1930s on Aging,” David Rehkopf (Stanford)

Tuesday, December 11: “Teacher Effects in Africa: Longitudinal and Causal Estimates,” Jeffrey Smith (UW)