Past PSC Events

January 17, 2018 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
LaShawn R. Jefferson Deputy Director, Perry World House - University of Pennsylvania
Location: Perry World House, 3803 Locust Walk
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December 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS): evolution and research opportunities over more than 15 years of the study.
Rebeca Wong P&S Kempner Distinguished Professor in Health Disparities - University of Texas, Sealy Center on Aging
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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December 4, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Mother's Employment Patterns and Consequences for Adolescent Outcomes
Alexandra (Sasha) Killewald Professor, Department of Sociology - Harvard University
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 27, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Malleable Prices: Interactional Mechanisms and Inequality in the Housing Market
Max Besbris Assistant Professor of Sociololgy - Rice University
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Betting the House: How Assets influence Marriage Selection, Marital Stability, and Child Investments
Corrine Low Assistant Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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November 13, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Structural Drivers of Carbon Emissions: new research on domestic inequality and time use
Juliet Schor Professor, Department of Sociology - Boston College, Morrissey College of Arts & Sciences
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
the Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative, or (SC)2
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November 6, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Neighborhoods, Temporal Constraints, and the Persistence of Poverty
Linsey Edwards PhD Candidate - Princeton, Sociology & Social Policy
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Black Deaths Matter: Race, Relationship Loss, and Effects on Survivors
Debra J. Umberson Professor, Department of Sociology - The University of Texas at Austin
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 30, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Richard Berk Chair, Department of Criminology, Professor of Criminology & Statistics - University of Pennsylvania
Location: CTL Seminar Room, 134 Van Pelt Library
Description:

Faculty-to-Faculty Lunches are opportunities for small groups of faculty to get together for informal conversation about teaching. Each lunch focuses on a different theme and is moderated two faculty members, who will guide the discussion and share their experiences. To encourage interactive discussion, registration is limited to twelve faculty.

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October 23, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Poverty, Productivity, and Cognitive Function
Heather Schofield Assistant Professor, Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy - University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 16, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Impact of Immigration Policies on Local Enforcement, Crime and Policing Efficiency
Alberto Ciancio Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 9, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Citizenship Advantage: Immigration Socioeconomic Attainment across Generations in the Age of Mass Migration
Peter Catron Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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October 2, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Whiteness as Property: The Quantitative Case for Critical Race Theory in Medicine
Kevin Ahmaad Jenkins Vice Provost's Postdoctoral Fellow (LDI Fellow) - University of Pennsylvania, School of Social Policy & Practice
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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September 25, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Unequal Families, Unequal Effects: How Parental Divorce Differentially Impacts Children’s Educational Attainment
Jennie E. Brand Professor, Department of Sociology - UCLA Social Sciences Division
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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September 20, 2017 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Global Family Change: The Reshaping of Society's Most Fundamental Institution with Development
Luca Maria Pesando Ph.D. Candidate - Graduate Group in Demography
Penn Fels Policy Research Initiative Doctoral Student Seminar Series | Location: Kleinman Center Classroom, 3rd flr, Fischer Fine Arts Library
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September 20, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Onoso Imoagene Assistant Professor in Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Location: 103 McNeil Building
Description:

Affecting Lives: How winning the US Diversity Visa Lottery Impacts DV Migrants Pre- and Post-Migration

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September 18, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde Director of Graduate Studies, Economics / Professor of Economics - University of Pennsylvania, Department of Economics
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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September 11, 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Thirty-Five Years Later: Long-Term Effects of a Child Health and Family Planning Program in the Context of Widespread Outmigration
Randall Kuhn Associate Professor - UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, Department of Community Health Sciences
PSC Fall 2017 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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September 9, 2017
PSC International Dinner
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August 29, 2017 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Welcome Back Breakfast!
Location: PSC Collaboration Space
Description:

Please be sure to save the date for our annual Fall welcome breakfast next month. It will be held on Tuesday morning, August 29, at 8:30am, where we will greet our newest sociology and demography graduate students to Penn on their first day of class. The breakfast will be held in the PSC conference room and collaboration space on the fifth floor of the McNeil Building. We hope you will be able to attend!

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