Minnesota Demography and Aging Seminar

All Seminars will be held in-person on Mondays from 12:15-1:15 PM CT in the Seminar Room in 50 Willey Hall. Seminars will also be live streamed via Zoom. Snacks and beverages will be served.

Contact mpc@umn.edu with any questions.

Spring 2024 Seminar Series


January 22

Understanding the Structural Determinants of Lead Exposure—The Role of Housing Assistance Programs  |  Watch the Recording

Andrew Fenelon - Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Community Health, University of Minnesota


January 29

Small Counts and the Intersection of Spatial Statistics and Differential Privacy |  Watch the Recording

Harrison Quick - Associate Professor of Biostatistics, University of Minnesota 


February 5 

Equal Degrees, Unequal Trajectories: Place of Education and Long-Term Earnings Mobility  |  Watch the Recording

Xi Song - Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania 


February 12

LCC Research Mixer  

This research mixer will provide an opportunity to react to and share ideas related to the future of the LCC. 


February 19  

The Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project | Request access to view the recording

Katie Genadek - Director of the Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage (DCDL) project at the U.S. Census Bureau


February 26

Stigma, Sensitivity, and Surveys: Measuring Abortion in the United States  |  This seminar was not recorded

Laura Lindberg - Professor at the School of Public Health, Rutgers


March 11

Early Life Conditions and Old Age Mortality: Extending Barker  |  Watch the Recording

Jason Fletcher - Professor, School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin


March 18

Upstream Intergenerational Influences on Health: Quasi-experimental and Observational Evidence  |  Watch the Recording

Jacqueline Torres - Associate Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, University of California San Francisco 


March 25 

Diversity without Desegregation: Residential Zoning and Population Change in Minneapolis, 1960-2020 |  Watch the Recording

Evan Roberts - Assistant Professor, History of Medicine, University of Minnesota


April 1 

IPUMS Research Showcase: Housing  |  Watch the Recording

David Van Riper - Director of Spatial Analysis, ISRDI and Ryan Allen, Associate Professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota


April 8

The All-or-Nothing Marriage? Marital Functioning from 1980 to 2023 in the United States  |  Watch the Recording

Claire Kamp Dush - Professor, Sociology, University of Minnesota


April 15

The Role of Gender and Identity in Time Use, Travel Behavior, and Subjective Well-being  |  Watch the Recording

Ying Song - Assistant Professor, Geography, Enviornment, and Society, University of Minnesota


April 22

PAA DebriefThis seminar was not recorded

Come for lunch and share what you have learned from PAA. 


April 29

Loneliness and the Search for Connectedness and Belonging  |  Watch the Recording

Louise Hawkley - Principal Research Scientist, The Bridge at NORC


To watch previous seminar recordings, visit the ISRDI YouTube channel.

Previous Seminar Series:

Since 2004, the MPC has been bringing national and international demographers to Minnesota to share their research at our Seminar Series. Click on the links below to see a listing of previous MPC Seminar Series presentations and speakers. If you would like more information regarding a past presentation, please contact mpc@umn.edu.