Seminar Schedule for



  • SEP 17 The Longterm Trend in Premarital Births Across US Cohorts Born 1920-1965: Is it Explained by Sex or the Economy?
    September 17, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Paula England, Professor of Sociology, New York University
    Paper available here.
  • SEP 24 Three Mini Seminars on Current OPR Faculty Research.
    September 24, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Patricia Fernandez-Kelly, Douglas Massey and James Trussell, Princeton University
  • OCT 1 Going it Alone? A Smartphone Study of Social Connectivity and Job Searching After Prison.
    October 1, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Naomi Sugie, PhD Candidate, Sociology, Princeton University
  • OCT 8 The Second Generation in Spain: A Longitudinal Study.
    October 8, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Alejandro Portes, Professor of Sociology, Princeton University
  • OCT 15 Gender Essentialism and Low Fertility in Postindustrial Societies.
    October 15, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Mary Brinton, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University
    Orita-McCosh Lectureship.
  • OCT 22 The Effect of Community Violence on Children's Cognitive Skills and Academic Performance.
    October 22, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Patrick Sharkey, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University
  • OCT 29 Fall Recess.
  • NOV 5 Tiger Children in Old and New Immigrant Destinations: The Divergent Educational Experiences of Chinese Immigrant Youth in Spain, Italy and the U.S.
    November 5, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Jessica Yiu, PhD Candidate, Sociology, Princeton University
  • NOV 12 Infant Mortality Decline in Brazil: A Spatio-temporal Analysis.
    November 12, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Marcia Castro, Associate Professor of Demography, Harvard University
  • NOV 19 Obesity and Mortality: Challenges and Evidence.
    November 19, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Neil Mehta, Assistant Professor of Global Health, Emory University
  • NOV 26 The Effect of Receiving versus Being Denied a Wanted Abortion on Women’s Health and Wellbeing.
    November 26, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Diana Green Foster, Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences, University of California, San Francisco
  • DEC 3 Fifty Years of Family Planning: New Lessons on Short and Long-Run Effects of Increasing Access to Contraception.
    December 3, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Martha Bailey, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Michigan
  • DEC 10 Trends in International Migration and the Current Discussion of Migration Issues at the United Nations.
    December 10, 2013 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    John Wilmoth, Director Population Division, United Nations & Professor of Demography, University of California, Berkeley

Attendance to the seminars is restricted to faculty, fellows and students.