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

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