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Learn more about NIH's Public Access Policy

Tue, Dec 16, 2008

The NIH Public Access Policy requires authors to submit peer-reviewed articles that have been accepted for publication on or after April 7, 2008. The policy applies to those who receive NIH funds after October 1, 2008.


2008 REU Students Awarded UT Thesis Scholarship

Mon, Nov 10, 2008

Sociology seniors and summer 2008 Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) alumni Mazen Elfakhani and Marcelo Bohrt-Seeghers have each been awarded a Rapoport-King Thesis Scholarship for the 2008-9 academic year.



UT Department of Psychology/PRC Job Posting

Mon, Sep 29, 2008

The University of Texas at Austin Department of Psychology and the Population Research Center (PRC) invite applications for a tenure/tenure track faculty position as a full-time Assistant Professor to begin Fall semester 2009. Research interests for this position include genetic correlates of behavior, with a special emphasis on health, broadly defined.


Gendering Urban Space in the Middle East, South Asia, and Africa, 1st Edition

Tue, Sep 16, 2008

Edited by Martina Rieker and Kamran Asdar Ali


Migration, Homeland, and Belonging in Eurasia

Tue, Sep 16, 2008

Edited by Cynthia J. Buckley, Blair A. Ruble and Erin Trouth Hofmann


UT Department of Sociology Job Postings in Biodemography, Criminology, and Religion

Wed, Aug 20, 2008

The Department of Sociology at the University of Texas at Austin invites applications for positions starting in Fall 2009.


Life After Welfare: Reform and the Persistence of Poverty

Thu, Jul 10, 2008

By Laura Lein and Deanna T. Schexnayder; with Karen Manges Douglas and Daniel G. Schroeder


Jennifer Karas Montez Elected Student Representative to ASA Section Council

Mon, Jun 23, 2008

Jennifer Karas Montez was recently elected as the Student Representative to the American Sociological Association’s Section on Aging and Life Course.


Catherine Riegle-Crumb's Research Featured on "Science Careers"

Fri, Jun 20, 2008

Catherine Riegle-Crumb is quoted in an article about underrepresentation of African-American bachelor degrees in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) fields.


2008-09 Governance Committee Members Elected

Fri, Jun 20, 2008

Four members elected to the PRC's Governance Committee for the 2008-09 academic year: Shannon Cavanagh, Toni Falbo, Cynthia Osborne, and Mark Regnerus. They join the five ex-officio members, Mark D. Hayward (Director), Stephen J. Trejo (Associate Director), R. Kelley Raley (Graduate Training Director), and Robert A. Hummer (Undergraduate Training Director). Congratulations to our new elected members.


Governance in the Americas: Decentralization, Democracy, and Subnational Government in Brazil, Mexico, and the USA

Thu, Jun 5, 2008

Robert H. Wilson, Peter M. Ward, Peter K. Spink, and Victoria E. Rodríguez
with Marta Ferreira Santos Farah, Lawrence S. Graham, Pedro Jacobi, and Allison M. Rowland


XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference Call for Abstracts

Thu, Jun 5, 2008

The XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference website is now open and ready to accept submissions for papers and posters.

The deadline to submit short and long abstracts is September 15, 2008.

The Conference will take place in Marrakech, Morocco from September 26 to October 2, 2009. Please check the Conference website regularly for more information.


SDA Annual Meeting Call for Abstracts

Wed, May 21, 2008

The Southern Demographic Association (SDA) is soliciting abstracts for its annual meeting, to be held this October 30 through November 1, 2008 at the Hyatt Regency in Greenville, South Carolina. SDA is also soliciting suggestions for topics for panels and poster sessions.


PRC Faculty and Students to Present Work at the 2008 PAA Annual Meeting

Thu, Apr 10, 2008

At the annual meeting of the Population Association of America, to be held in New Orleans April 17-19, PRC faculty and students will present posters and presentations in regular and special sessions.


Professor Aletha Huston's SRCD Presidential Address Published

Sat, Apr 5, 2008

In 2007, Dr. Aletha Huston—The Priscilla Pond Flawn Regents Professor of Child Development in the Department of Human Ecology at UT and former Associate Director of the Population Research Center—completed her two-year term as president of the Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD), the world’s largest professional association dedicated to the study of human development. As president, Dr. Huston oversaw a membership of nearly 6,000 researchers and practitioners from over 50 countries, encouraging the exchange of information among scientists and other professionals from multiple disciplines as well as the applications of scientific research.


Viviana Salinas Awarded Dissertation Fellowship

Fri, Mar 28, 2008

Viviana Salinas was awarded a fellowship from the Compton Foundation and the Population Reference Bureau for work on Population, Environment, and Human Security.


IIE/Hewlett Foundation Dissertation Fellowship Call for Proposals

Thu, Mar 6, 2008

The Institute of International Education (IIE) is now accepting applications for the Dissertation Fellowship in Population, Reproductive Health, and Economic Development. The two-year fellowships of $20,000 per year will be awarded by The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and IIE. The fellowships are open to students currently enrolled in Ph.D. programs in the United States and Canada.


PRC Researchers Featured on UT Home Page

Mon, Feb 11, 2008

"’Til Death Do Us Part? Researchers diagnose health consequences of marriage, divorce." PRC Faculty Research Associates Debra Umberson, Mark Hayward, Kelly Raley, and Norval Glenn are featured.


The Health of Aging Hispanics: The Mexican-Origin Population

Thu, Jan 24, 2008

After years of research, researchers have a grasp of some of the complex issues and social and behavioral patterns surrounding health that impact older Hispanic people, especially those of Mexican ancestry.