Seminar Schedule for



  • FEB 6 “Stepping Stone” versus “Dead End” Jobs: A Model of Occupational Careers Using Longitudinal Data from the SIPP and the NLSY.
    February 6, 2018 @ Noon - 300- Wallace Hall
    Ted Mouw, Professor of Sociology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
  • FEB 13 Childhood Executive Functions: Heritability, Neurobiology, and Philosophical Luckiness.
    February 13, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Kathryn Paige Harden, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
  • FEB 20 Childhood Health Trajectories and the Transition to Adulthood.
    February 20, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Narayan Sastry, Professor Population Studies, University of Michigan
  • FEB 27 Modeling and Planning Urban Systems with Novel Data Sources.
    February 27, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Marta Gonzalez, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • MAR 6 Combining Socio-demographic and Genetic Predictors to Explain Fertility Behaviour.
    March 6, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Melinda Mills, Professor of Sociology, Nuffield College, Oxford UK
  • MAR 13 Assessing Time-varying Causal Interactions and Treatment Effects with Applications to Mobile Health.
    March 13, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Susan Murphy, Professor of Statistics and Computer Science, Harvard University
    Seminar cancelled
  • MAR 20 Spring Recess.
  • MAR 27 Do the Poor Pay More for Housing? Exploitation, Profit, and Risk in Rental Markets.
    March 27, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Matthew Desmond, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
  • APR 3 The Demographic Determinants of Family Income Inequalities in Childhood.
    April 3, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Vida Maralani, Associate Professor of Sociology, Cornell University
  • APR 10 Educational Attainment: Parental Resources, Offspring’s Ability and Effort, and Genetic Endowments. First Results from a New Twin Family Study.
    April 10, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Martin Diewald, Professor of Sociology, Universität Bielefeld, Germany
  • APR 17 Social Mobility in Europe and the US in the 20th Century.
    April 17, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Richard Breen, Professor of Sociology, Nuffield College, Oxford UK
  • APR 24 How (and Why) Online Dating Experiences Differ Across American Cities.
    April 24, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Elizabeth Bruch, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Michigan
    Seminar cancelled
  • MAY 1 Women's Education, Intergenerational Coresidence, and Household Decision-Making in China.
    May 1, 2018 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Cheng Cheng, PhD Candidate, Sociology, Princeton University

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