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REU Student, Evangeleen Pattison, Awarded Best Undergraduate Paper at 2009 SDA Meeting

Mon, Nov 2, 2009

Evangeleen Pattison, 2009 REU student, received the award for best undergraduate paper at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association (SDA), held recently in Galveston, Texas.


PRC Faculty Research Associate Awarded a Fulbright Fellowship

Thu, Oct 29, 2009

Dr. Kelley A. Crews (Geography & the Environment) has been awarded a Fulbright Faculty Fellowship for 2009–2010 for her project “The Ecology of Rural HIV/AIDS: Forecasting HIV/AIDS Vulnerable Landscapes and Populations in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.”


US News and World Report Graduate School Rankings

Wed, Jul 1, 2009

UT's "Sociology of Population" graduate program ranked 4th in the US for 2009; UT Sociology ranked 14th.


Jason Abrevaya's Gender Selection Work Noted in NYT

Tue, Jun 16, 2009

PRC Faculty Research Associate and UT Economics professor Jason Abrevaya was mentioned in the New York Times articles "U.S. Births Hint at Bias for Boys in Some Asians."


Jennifer Karas Montez Wins Paper Award

Fri, May 8, 2009

Jennifer Karas Montez was awarded the 2009 Lora Romero Memorial Award for Interdisciplinary Research in Race, Ethnicity, and Gender.


SDA 2009 Call for Papers

Fri, May 8, 2009

Submit abstracts for posters and/or completed papers for the 2009 annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association. SDA is also asking for suggestions for topics for panels and poster sessions. This year’s meeting will be October 21-24 at the Tremont House Hotel in Galveston, Texas.


Complete list of PRC presenters at PAA 2009

Thu, Mar 26, 2009

PRC-affiliated faculty research associates, postdoctoral fellows, graduate students, and undergraduate students are presenting in seven poster sessions and 25 presentation sessions.


Aprile Benner Wins Exemplary Dissertation Award

Fri, Mar 13, 2009

Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA postdoctoral fellow Aprile Benner receives award for her dissertation "Using Piecewise Growth Modeling to Understand Urban Youth's Experiences of the Transition to High School"


PRC Trainee Ana Paula Verona Awarded Compton Foundation/PRB International Fellowship

Fri, Mar 13, 2009

The $14,500 fellowship will support Ana Paula's dissertation research on reproductive behavior and religion among young women in Brazil.


Gender Trajectories: Women, Work, and Social Change in Japan and Taiwan

Fri, Mar 6, 2009

Gendered Trajectories explores why industrial societies vary in the pace at which they reduce gender inequality and compares changes in women's employment opportunities in Japan and Taiwan over the last half-century.


Powers and Xie Publish 2nd Edition of Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis

Fri, Mar 6, 2009

Statistical Methods for Categorical Data Analysis is designed as an accessible reference work and textbook about categorical data (that is, data arising from counts instead of measurement. Examples include data about birth, death, marriage, and so forth). It integrates statistical and econometric approaches to the analysis of limited and categorical dependent variables, thereby offering a practical, mathematically uncomplicated approach to the topics of modern data analysis. The volume offers a comprehensive presentation of many different models in a one-volume format (with website).