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Brown Bag Seminar Schedule

Spring 2015 Schedule

January 23, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The Speedometer of Life: The Health Effects of Exposure and Reactivity to Daily Stressors"
David Almeida - dalmeidapsu@gmail.com
Pennsylvania State University, Population Research Institute and Human Development and Family Studies

January 30, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Gender, Marriage, and Health for Same-Sex and Different-Sex Couples: The Future Keeps Arriving"
Deb Umbersonumberson@prc.utexas.edu
University of Texas, Department of Sociology and Population Research Center

February 6, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The Bodily Experience of Medical Technology: Comparing Women Who Do IVF for Pregnancy or for Profit"
Rene Almelingrene.almeling@yale.edu
Yale University, Department of Sociology

February 13, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The Forman Lab: Through the Looking Glass at Early Life Exposures and Health."
Michele Formanmforman@austin.utexas.edu
University of Texas, Human Development and Family Studies and Population Research Center

February 20, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Utilizing Multidimensional Measures of Race in Quantitative Research: The Case of Teacher Perceptions"
Yasmiyn Irizarry - yirizarry@austin.utexas.edu
University of Texas, African and African Diaspora Studies and Population Research Center

February 27, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Adult Mortality Differentials in Brazil: Results from a Decade of Research"
Cassio Turracmturra@gmail.com
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil, Department of Demography

March 6, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The 'Women in Leadership: Linking Stress, Health, & Equality' (​WILLSHE) Project: An Overview and Early Findings"
Tetyana Pudrovskatpudrovs@austin.utexas.edu
University of Texas, Department of Sociology and Population Research Center

March 13, 2015:   No Brown Bag

March 20, 2015:   No Brown Bag - Spring Break

March 27, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm - Canceled

CLA 1.302E
"It’s Complicated:” The Intimate Unions of Low-Income Urban and Rural Mothers"
Linda Burton - lburton@soc.duke.edu
Duke University, Dean of Social Sciences; Department of Sociology and Population Research Institute

April 3, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Closets Are for Clothes: Methodological Insights for a National Study of Racial and Sexual Minorities"
Juan Battle - jbattle@gc.cuny.edu
CUNY, Department of Sociology, Public Health, and Urban Education

April 10, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Adaptive Processes in Later Life: Intersections between Aging, Motivation, and Cognitive Performance"
Tom Hess - thomas_hess@ncsu.edu
North Carolina State University, Distinguished Professor of Psychology

April 17, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Disaster and Recovery: A Longitudinal Study of Hurricane Katrina Survivors"
Mary Waters - mcw@wjh.harvard.edu
Harvard University, Department of Sociology and Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies

April 24, 2015, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Couple Longevity in the era of Same-Sex Marriage in the US"
Michael Rosenfeld - mrosenfe@stanford.edu
Stanford University, Department of Sociology and Stanford Center for Population Studies

Fall 2014 Schedule

September 5, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302B
"Fall 2014 Brown Bag Kickoff"
Mark Hayward - mhayward@prc.utexas.edu
Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin

September 12, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Sanitation and Population Density: A Double Threat for Early-Life Health, Nutrition, and Mortality in India"
Dean Spearsdean@riceinstitute.org
rice - Research Institute for Compassionate Economics

September 26, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The Short- and Long-Term Inequality of Good Looks in High School"
Robert Crosnoecrosnoe@austin.utexas.edu
Population Research Center and Department of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin

October 3, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Gender, Class, and Contraception in Comparative Context: The Perplexing Links Between Sterilization and Disadvantage?"
Megan Sweeney - MSweeney@Soc.ucla.edu
Department of Sociology, UCLA

October 10, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Fifty Years After the Social Indicators Movement: Has the Promise Been Fulfilled? What Needs to be on the Agenda Now?"
Kenneth Land - kland@soc.duke.edu
Sociology, Duke University

October 17, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The Geographic Research on Wellbeing (GROW) Study:  Design & Methodology, Lessons Learned, & Preliminary Results"
Catherine Cubbinccubbin@austin.utexas.edu
Population Research Center and Social Work, The University of Texas at Austin

October 24, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
Deviations from Age at First Marriage Among Young Adults: Does Deviating Matter, to What Degree, and For Whom?
Giuseppina Valle Holwaygvalle@prc.utexas.edu
Population Research Center, The University of Texas at Austin

October 31, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Optimal Early Childhood Education Policies"
Greg Duncan - gduncan@uci.edu
School of Education, University of California, Irvine

November 7, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"Fundamental and Practical Questions about Continuity, Turning Points, and Developmental Disturbances: Sample Case of Substance Use across the Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood"
John Schulenbergschulenb@umich.edu
Population Studies Center and Department of Psychology, The University of Michigan

November 14, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CANCELED
CLA 1.302E
"The Forman Lab: Through the Looking Glass at Early Life Exposures and Health."
Michele Formanmforman@austin.utexas.edu
Population Research Center and School of Human Ecology, The University of Texas at Austin

November 21, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CANCELED
CLA 1.302E
"Falling Off the Fast Track: Racial Differences in Math Course Placements during the Middle to High School Transition"
Yasmiyn Irizarryyirizarry@austin.utexas.edu
Population Research Center and Department of African and African Diaspora Studies, The University of Texas at Austin

December 5, 2014, 12:00-1:00 pm

CLA 1.302E
"The Changing Face of Politics: Children of Immigrants and their Schools"
Chandra Muller - cmuller@austin.utexas.edu and
Rebecca Callahancallahan@prc.utexas.edu
The University of Texas at Austin

Many of the presentations from Spring 2010 onward are available on the "Recordings" page.

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