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September 2022

Ted Mouw: Introduction to the Triangle RDC

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On September 9, 2022, Ted Mouw (Sociology) will present "Introduction to the Triangle RDC" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Mouw is a sociologist who studies labor markets, immigration, and social networks. His current research involves the mobility of low-wage workers, the economic incorporation of immigrants, and methods to collect samples from rare or hidden populations using social networks.

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CANCELED: Caroline Thompson: Modernizing Metrics of Population Cancer Burden

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

This event has been canceled and will be rescheduled at a later date. On September 16, 2022, Caroline Thompson (Epidemiology) will present "Modernizing Metrics of Population Cancer Burden" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Thompson's substantive research aims to describe and understand population-level patterns of cancer screening and diagnosis and to identify drivers of disparities in cancer-related healthcare delivery and outcomes across populations. Methodologically, she is interested in improving the valid research-use of complex,…

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Marcos Rangel, First Impressions Matter: Evidence from Elementary-School Teachers

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On September 23, 2022, Marcos Rangel will present “First Impressions Matter: Evidence from Elementary-School Teachers” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Rangel is an applied microeconomist. His research focuses on the patterns of accumulation of human capital with particular attention to the intra-family decision process (parents and children), to the impact of policies to foment education and health, and to racial differentials. His research has contributed to a better understanding of how the negotiations…

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CANCELED: Julia Behrman, Family Size Ideals in Flux? Change and Variation in the United States

September 30 @ 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 September 30, 2022, Julia Behrman (Northwestern) will present "Family Size Ideals in Flux? Change and Variation in the United States" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Julia Behrman’s research investigates the causes and consequences of family change in a global perspective. Her research explores how the institution of the family shapes and is shaped by key social phenomenon in four main areas: (i) educational expansion; (ii) environmental change, natural disaster and climate shocks;…

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October 2022

Chuck Huber, Intro to Survey Statistics Using Stata

October 7 @ 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 October 7, 2022, Chuck Huber will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Chuck Huber is Associate Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health. In addition to working with Stata's team of software developers, he produces instructional videos for the Stata Youtube channel, writes blog entries, develops online NetCourses and gives talks about Stata at conferences and universities. Most of…

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Sadé Lindsay: Predatory Inclusion and Cumulative Disadvantage in a Skilled Trade Labor Market

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

On October 28, 2022, Sadé Lindsay (Sociology) will present "Predatory Inclusion and Cumulative Disadvantage in a Skilled Trade Labor Market" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Lindsay is a sociologist by training whose research interests lie at the intersection of criminal justice, punishment, racial inequality, and public policy. Professor Lindsay’s work examines racism and the criminalization of deviance, incarceration, prison reentry, collateral consequences of criminal justice contact, and drug policy and use. Professor Lindsay’s…

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November 2022

Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri: Social determinants of cognitive aging & inequalities: Challenges and Opportunities

November 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 November 4, 2022, Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri (Epidemiology) will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Bio: Dr. Zeki Al Hazzouri is an epidemiologist and the overarching goal of her research program is to improve the understanding of how social and cardiovascular factors experienced across the life-course influence cognitive function, Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s related dementias (AD/ADRD). An important theme of her work focuses on poverty and financial well-being as social determinants of…

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Krystale Littlejohn: Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics

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

On November 11, 2022, Krystale Littlejohn will present "Just Get on the Pill: The Uneven Burden of Reproductive Politics" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Littlejohn's work examines race, gender, and reproduction. She is particularly interested in investigating how cultural categories shape behavior in intimate relationships and examining the consequences of these behaviors for health outcomes. Her work has been published in Demography, Gender & Society, and Journal of Health and Social Behavior, among…

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Bonnie Shook-Sa: Survey Sampling Methods in HIV Research

November 18 @ 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 November 18, 2022, Bonnie Shook-Sa will present "Survey Sampling Methods in HIV Research" as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Bonnie Shook-Sa is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics at UNC. She is affiliated with the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) and is a participating faculty member with the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Biostatistics Core. She has over 12 years of experience in collaborative public health research and statistical methods development.…

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Book launch: “A Dream Defaulted: The Student Loan Crisis Among Black Borrowers”

November 29 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Washington Duke Inn, Duke University, 3001 Cameron Blvd
Durham, 27705 United States
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