Weekly News, September 26, 2022

Join us this Wednesday, September 28th, from 12pm-1pm, for our next Brown Bag Lunch of the semester, with Dr. Andrew Stokes. Dr. Stokes, an Assistant Professor in Global Health and Sociology at Boston University, will present his research on “Geographic and Temporal Patterns in COVID-19 and Excess Mortality in the United States.” We are delighted […]

Weekly News, September 19, 2022

Research on the effects of policy changes (example, the Affordable Care Act) and emerging and evolving public health crises (past and current examples include the Zika Virus, the COVID-19 pandemic, Hurricane Katrina) are now high priority research areas at NICHD. Read about it in the Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of […]

Weekly News September 12, 2022

First, we are thrilled to announce an outstanding achievement from Piedad Urdinola, a 2004 PhD graduate in Demography here at UC Berkeley. Dr. Urdinola has been appointed head of DANE, the Census Bureau in Colombia. Read more about Dr. Urdinola and her appointment here.  Second, if you have student debt, you may receive up to […]

Weekly News September 6, 2022

This Wednesday, September 7th, we are very excited to host Kristen Harknett for our next Brown Bag Lunch of the semester. Dr. Harkett, a Professor in the Department of Social Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, will present her work on “The Shift Project: Harnessing Social Media to Monitor Low-Wage Work, Worker […]

Weekly News August 29, 2022

Please join us this Wednesday, August 31st, from 12pm-1pm, for our very first Brown Bag Colloquium of the semester, with Noli Brazil, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Brazil will present his research entitled, “A Demographic Bridge to Diversity? Segregation and Diversity of Millennial Young Adult […]

Weekly News August 22, 2022

As we start our Fall semester, we have the following announcements: First, be sure to join us for our first Demography Brown Bag Colloquium of the 2022-2023 calendar year, with Dr. Noli Brazil, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis. Topic is to be determined, but do join […]

Biodemography Video Lectures

James Carey, CEDA affiliate at the University of California, Davis, and co-authors Deborah Roach and James Vaupel, has released a new book, Biodemography: An Introduction to Concepts and Methods

Weekly News March 21, 2022

Since it’s Spring Break, we’re light on the news. We’ll be back with our Brown Bag Talks next week, so be sure to join us then! As a reminder, check out the extensive list of this year’s PAA 2022 workshops. Created by generous PAA members, the workshops are designed to enhance your skills and understandings on […]

Weekly News March 16, 2022

First, a message from Kathleen Cagney, Director of the Institute for Social Research at the University of Michigan, and Professor of Sociology: The University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research (ISR) is holding a symposium the afternoon of May 12, 2022, in Ann Arbor, to honor Bob Schoeni’s memory and love of mentorship. As you likely know, […]

Weekly News March 8, 2022

First and foremost, we extend our biggest congratulations to BPC affiliate Amani Allen, Professor and Executive Associate Dean in the School of Public Health, for receiving the Chancellor’s Award for Advancing Institutional Excellence and Equity. The CAAIEE award is presented to UC Berkeley faculty members for outstanding contributions in advancing diversity, equity, inclusion, belonging, and […]