2014-15 Interdisciplinary Research Seminars

All seminars are held from 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. in Room B005, 206 W. Franklin Street unless otherwise noted.
Title Description Location Start Date
The Theory of Change and Response: A New Agenda for Research on Population and Development in Africa Speaker: Dr. Yves Charbit, Professor Emeritus of Demography, University of Paris, Descartes Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/04/24 12:00:00 GMT-4
Selection In Utero and Quality of Surviving Males in Historical and Modern Societies Speaker: Dr. Tim-Allen Bruckner, Assistant Professor of Public Health & Planning, Policy and Design, University of California, Irvine Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/04/17 12:00:00 GMT-4
Competing Risk Data Analysis Speaker: Dr. C. Suchindran, Professor of Biostatistics, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/04/10 12:00:00 GMT-4
The Far-Reaching Impact of Job Loss and Unemployment Speaker: Dr. Jennie Brand, Associate Professor of Sociology, UCLA; CPC Training Program Alumna Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/03/27 12:00:00 GMT-4
Early Environments, Inflammation, and the Perpetuation of Health Disparities within and Across Generations Speaker: Dr. Thomas McDade, Professor of Anthropology & Director, Laboratory for Human Biology Research, Northwestern University; CPC Training Program Alumnus Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/03/20 12:00:00 GMT-4
Longitudinal and Multilevel Methods for the Multinomial Logit Model Speaker: Dr. David Guilkey, Cary C. Boshamer Professor of Economics, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/02/20 12:00:00 US/Eastern
No Control Group, No Problem? Using Natural Experiments to Evaluate National-Level Nutrition Initiatives in the U.S. and Mexico Speaker: Dr. Lindsey Smith, Research Assistant Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH; CPC Training Program Alumna Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/02/13 12:00:00 US/Eastern
The Perils of Precarity: The Impacts of Insecure Work on Individuals and Families in Industrial Societies Speaker: Dr. Arne Kalleberg, Professor of Sociology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/02/06 12:00:00 US/Eastern
An Overview of Instrumental Variables (IVs) in the Social Sciences Speaker: Dr. Kenneth Bollen, Henry Rudolph Immerwahr Professor of Psychology & Sociology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/01/30 12:00:00 US/Eastern
Linking Microfinance and Cell Phone Technology to Promote Optimal Breastfeeding Practices in Nigeria Speaker: Dr. Valerie Flax, Research Assistant Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2015/01/23 12:00:00 US/Eastern
Identity Categories and Identity Construction in Demographic Research Speaker: Dr. David Kertzer, Paul Dupee University Professor of Social Science & Professor of Anthropology and Italian Studies, Brown University Toy Lounge, Dey Hall 2015/01/15 15:00:00 US/Eastern
Flash Presentations Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/11/21 12:00:00 US/Eastern
Intergenerational Socioeconomic and Cultural Determinants of Latino Health: The NINOS Study Speaker: Dr. Allison Aiello, Professor of Epidemiology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/11/14 12:00:00 US/Eastern
Social, Biological, and Environmental Linkages Speaker: Dr. Linda Adair, Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/11/07 12:00:00 US/Eastern
Environmental Contaminants and Inequality in Chronic Disease Morbidity: Arsenic and Cardiometabolic Risk Speaker: Dr. Michelle Mendez, Assistant Professor of Nutrition, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/10/31 12:00:00 GMT-4
Incorporating Geographic Context into Randomized Controlled Trials: The Case of the Oral Cholera Vaccine Speaker: Dr. Michael Emch, Professor and Chair of Geography, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/10/24 12:00:00 GMT-4
Compression of Morbidity: Change over Time in the Morbidity Process Speaker: Dr. Eileen Crimmins, AARP Professor of Gerontology, University of Southern California Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/10/10 12:00:00 GMT-4
The Demography of Natural Disasters: What Can We Learn from DesInventar? Speaker: Dr. Mark Montgomery, Professor of Economics, Stony Brook University; Senior Associate, Population Council Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/10/03 12:00:00 GMT-4
Economic Boom, Population Aging, and Policy Shift: What’s Ahead for China? Speaker: Dr. Yong Cai, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/09/26 12:00:00 GMT-4
MEASURE Evaluation: The Next Five Years Speaker: Dr. Jim Thomas, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, UNC-CH; Faculty Fellow, Carolina Population Center; Director, MEASURE Evaluation Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/09/19 12:00:00 GMT-4
Psychosocial Influences on Clinical Outcomes Among Adults Living with HIV Speaker: Dr. Brian Pence, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, UNC-CH Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/09/12 12:00:00 GMT-4
New Methods for Soliciting Responses to Sensitive Questions: Evidence from Adolescent Surveys in Ethiopia Speaker: Dr. David Lindstrom, Professor of Sociology, Brown University Room B005 - 206 W. Franklin Street 2014/09/05 12:00:00 GMT-4

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