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January 2022

Patrick Heuveline: CPC and the Future of Population Research

January 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On January 21, 2022, Patrick Heuveline, Professor of Sociology at UCLA, will present "CPC and the Future of Population Research" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Patrick Heuveline: Most of my recent research has focused on the long-term consequences of the “Khmer-Rouge” regime, one of the most oppressive regimes in the second half of the 20th century. Yet, these past months have humbled and reminded me of my duty to listen to our…

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February 2022

Karen Benjamin Guzzo: CPC and the Future of Population Research

February 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On February 4, 2022, Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Professor of Sociology at Bowling Green State University, will present "CPC and the Future of Population Research" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Karen Benjamin Guzzo received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of North Carolina in 2003 and completed postdoctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania. She joined the faculty at Bowling Green State University in fall 2011. She serves as the Director of the…

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Sam Clark: CPC and the Future of Population Research

February 10 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On February 10, 2022, Sam Clark, Professor of Sociology at The Ohio State University, will present "CPC and the Future of Population Research" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Sam Clark: I am a formal demographer who works on the demography and epidemiology of Africa and developing new methods for population sciences. Right now I am working on: * Improving the 'verbal autopsy' method used to quantify the burden of disease for populations…

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Deshira Wallace: Stress and sugar: Exploring the role of psychosocial stress on diabetes care in rural Dominican Republic

February 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On February 11, 2021, Deshira Wallace,an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, will present "Stress and sugar: Exploring the role of psychosocial stress on diabetes care in rural Dominican Republic" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Dr. Deshira Wallace is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Behavior at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. Her research is focused on…

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Aalyia Sadruddin: Death Matters: Notes on Aging and Time in Rwanda

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On February 18, 2022, Aalyia Sadruddin, Assistant Professor in Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present "Death Matters: Notes on Aging and Time in Rwanda" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Aalyia Sadruddin: I am a cultural and medical anthropologist who writes and teaches on issues related to aging, care, and political culture in postconflict societies. Over the last decade, I have carried out ethnographic research in Rwanda with elderly…

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Rob Warren: CPC and the Future of Population Research

February 21 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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On February 21, 2022, Rob Warren, Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and the director of the Minnesota Population Center, will present "CPC and the Future of Population Research" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Rob Warren: I am a sociologist, demographer, population health scholar, and education policy researcher with experience and expertise in the collection, production, and dissemination of large-scale data products for research on health, aging, education, and labor…

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March 2022

Michael Esposito: Historical redlining and contemporary disparities in neighborhood life expectancy

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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On March 4, 2022, Michael Esposito, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, will present "Historical redlining and contemporary disparities in neighborhood life expectancy" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Professor Esposito's research focuses on understanding the production of racialized disparities in population health. Dr. Esposito investigates how broad, racialized social systems - and their constituent institutions - are configured in ways that layer privileges on white populations and hazards on…

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Jenna Nobles: Prenatal Demography: Implications for the Population Sciences

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On March 25, 2022, Jenna Nobles, Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, will present "Prenatal Demography: Implications for the Population Sciences" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Jenna Nobles: I am a professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. I study how people make decisions about migration and fertility and the implications of these decisions for population change. My current projects include the links between pregnancy survival and the health…

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April 2022

Ashton Verdery: COVID-19, bereavement, and downstream health challenges

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On April 1, 2022, Ashton Verdery, Associate Professor of Sociology & Demography at Pennsylvania State University, will present "COVID-19, bereavement, and downstream health challenges" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Dr. Verdery's research focuses on social networks: how and why people are socially connected to each other and the consequences of those connections. Within this broad area, he is especially interested in demographic processes, specifically how population dynamics shape family, kinship, and social networks…

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David Meltzer

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On April 22, 2022, David Meltzer will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. David O. Meltzer is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences, and Chair of the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Chicago, where he is Professor in the Department of Medicine, and affiliated faculty at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy and the…

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