Population Science News

Weekly News – May 6, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag Seminars till the Fall. To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Tuesday, May 7 12-1:30 PM. “Census Citizenship Question – A Panel Discussion” with Christine Mora, Victor Rubin (Policylink) and Dean Henry Brady. Goldman School of Public Policy, Room 105

Wednesday, May 8 | 12:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m Prof. Birgit Pfau-Effinger on “The Gender Division of Labor: Cultural Influences on Cross-National Differences”: Friedlander Lecture. 116 Haviland Hall
 

SAVE THE DATE
Tuesday, May 14 | 4:00 – 6:00 pm. “Million Dollar Hoods: Mapping the Fiscal and Human Cost of Mass Incarceration in Los Angeles” with Kelly Lytle Hernández, UCLA. IRLE: 2521 Channing Way

May 16, 2019. 12:15 – 1:15 pm. “Population and Food Security in the Sahel: A consideration of integrated rural extension services.” Presenters: Alisha Graves and Claire Cutler. Moderator: Ndola Prata. Berkeley Way West 5401

Population Science News

Weekly News — April 15, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, April 17, 12-1:10 PM. Anne Solaz from the Institut National D’études Démographiques (INED), Paris, will present, “Diversity in post-separation living arrangements and educational outcomes in adolescence.”Cookies and refreshments served. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: 
https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Thursday, April 18, 3-4 p.m. Oxytocin-dependent reopening of a social reward learning critical period with MDMA with Gul Dolen MD PhD, Johns Hopkins. 3101 Berkeley Way West

Population Science News

Weekly News — April 8, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag this week as we’ll be at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America. 
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Monday, April 8 | 2-3:30 p.m. “Abroad we are all Yugoslavs”: Why Encouraging Economic Migration in the 1960s Helped to Undermine, rather than to Strengthen, a Diverse State in the 1980s, and Why this Matters Nowadays” Dr. Andrej Milivojevic, UC Berkeley. | 639 Evans Hall.

Monday, April 8 | 2-3:30 p.m. “Cigarette Regulation, mental health and mortality”. Katherine Meckel, UCSD| 597 Evans Hall.

Monday, April 8, 2-3:30pm. Tina Sacks, “Invisible Visits: Black Middle Class Women in the American Healthcare System,” in 402 Barrows Hall.

Monday, April 8, 12-1.30p.m., The Two-Tier Faculty System: Is it here to stay? With Dan Clawson, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. 402 Barrows Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News – April 1, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, April 3, 12-1:15 PM, Diverging destinies? Changing family structures and inequality of opportunity in the United States.  Diederik Boertien, Researcher, Centre for Demographic Studies, University of Barcelona. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.

To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Tuesday, April 2 | 4:00-5:30pm “Cultural Capital, Systemic Exclusion and Bias in the Lives of Black Middle-Class Women: A Conversation.” Dawn Marie Dow, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Maryland, College Park; Tina Sacks, Assistant Professor of Social Welfare, UC Berkeley with moderator Amani Allen, Associate Professor of Public Health, UC Berkeley. Toll Room, Alumni House.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019, 2 – 3:30 p.m., Sleepless in Chennai: The Consequences of Improving Sleep among the Urban Poor, with Frank Schilbach, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Evans Hall, room 648

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 6:30-7:45pm Water is Another Word for Life, with Prof Isha Ray. Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall.

Thursday April 4, 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. “The UC and CSU Access to Reproductive Health Services Study” with Jackie Castellanos. Sponsored by the Bixby Center. 440 University Hall

Population Science News

Weekly News — March 18, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, March 20, 12-1:15 PM, Pre-PAA Practice Sessions for Graduate Students. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

March 18, 2019, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Monday, “Diversity in Schools: Immigrants and the Educational Performance of Natives,” with Paola Giuliano, UCLA. Moses Hall, room 223

Monday, March 18, 12-1 PM. “Leveraging Science to Improve the Lives of Children and Adolescents: A cross-disciplinary discussion” Panelist/Discussants: Prudence Carter, Dean, Graduate School of Education; Jill Duerr Berrick, Professor, School of Social Welfare; Lia Fernald, Professor, School of Public Health; Jason Okonofua, Professor, Department of Psychology. Moderated by Ron Dahl, Psychology. | 1102 Berkeley Way West.

Tuesday, March 19 | 4:10-5:30 p.m. “Physician Behavior in the Presence of a Secondary Market: The Case of Prescription Opioids” Molly Schnell, Northwestern University. 597 Evans Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News – March 11, 2019

EVENTS Wednesday, March 13, 12-1:15 PM, “Determinants of Parental Leave-Taking: A Quasi-Experimental Study of San Francisco’s Paid Parental Leave Ordinance” with Will Dow. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served. To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience.  For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html.  Monday, March 11, 2-3:30 PM. “De-unionization, Labor Degradation and […]

Population Science News

Weekly News – March 4, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday March 6, 12-1:10 PM. “The Lost Generation? Scarring After the Great Recession,” with Jesse Rothstein. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Monday, March 4, 2-3:30pm. “Violence and Urban Inequality after the Crime Decline” with Patrick Sharkey, in 402 Barrows Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 25, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday February 27, 12-1:10 PM. Margaret Frye (Sociology, University of Michigan and Sara Lopus (Social Science, Cal Poly) will present, “Compositional constraints and social conventions in African assortative mating.” Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Monday, February 25, 2-3:30 pm.  “Taking the Longer Route: Tryouts and the Search Behavior of Structurally Disadvantaged Job–Seeker” with Adina Sterling, Stanford.  402 Barrows Hall.

Tuesday, February 2612-1 PM. Dr. Douglas Oman will discuss the emerging field of spirituality and health. He will present empirical evidence demonstrating that spirituality and religion are sociocultural determinants of population health. 5101 BWW

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 18, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday February 20, 12-1:10 PM. Janet Currie (Economics, Princeton University) will present, “Life, Death, and Mental Health: How Access to Care Helps Children Succeed.” Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Tuesday, February 19th from 12-1:30 p.m. The Demography Department is co-hosting a brown bag presentation with the School of Public Health, the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative, and the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. Maria-Elena Young, PhD (Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow University of California, Merced), will present, “Citizenship health inequalities across the US: State-level immigrant policies and health care access. Co-hosted by Demography, SPH and BIMI. Location: 1102 Berkeley Way West (2121 Berkeley Way). 

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 11, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday February 13, 12-1:10 PM. Jennifer Karas Montez (Sociology, Syracuse University) will present, “Have U.S. States Contributed to the Growing Inequalities in Life Expectancy?” Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html