Minnesota Demography and Aging Seminar

MPC is a University-wide interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research. Seminars are held during both the fall and spring semesters. 

Please contact mpc@umn.edu with any questions.

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

 

SPRING 2021 Schedule

All seminars will be hosted virtually on Zoom on Mondays from 12:15 - 1:15 Central Time (unless otherwise noted). 

Download the seminar series schedule

JANUARY 25

Living on the Edge: An American Generation’s Journey through the Twentieth Century  |  Watch the Recording  | Flyer
Richard Settersten - School of Social and Behavioral Health Sciences, Oregon State University
Glen Elder - Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lisa PearceSociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 

FEBRUARY 1

Structural Racism, Police Violence, and Population Health Research |  12:15 - 1:45 PM CT  | Watch the Recording  |  Flyer
Rachel Hardeman - School of Public Health, University of Minnesota 
Hedwig Lee - Sociology, Washington University
Maeve Wallace - Tulane School of Public Health
Alyasah "Ali" Sewell - Sociology, Emory University

FEBRUARY 8

Has it Always Paid to be Rich? Income and Cause-Specific Mortality in Southern Sweden 1905-2014  |  Watch the Recording
Martin Dribe - Center for Economic Demography, Lund University

FEBRUARY 15

Non-cognitive Skills and Social Success: Evidence from the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research (MCTFR) Longitudinal Studies  |  Watch the Recording
Matt McGue - Center for Neurobehavioral Development, University of Minnesota 

FEBRUARY 22

A Shock by Any Other Name? Understanding Migration Responses to Local Demand Shocks  |  Watch the Recording
Abigail Wozniak - Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (this recording will only be available until the end of the semester).

MARCH 1

Dementia Inequities in Indigenous Populations: Translation of Ethnographic Community-Based Participatory Research Findings to Culturally Safe Dementia Care Tools Watch the Recording
Kristen Jacklin - Department of Family Medicine and BioBehavioral Health, University of Minnesota Medical School, Duluth

MARCH 8

The Impact of Income on Maternal Health Behaviors and Outcomes: Evidence from a Natural Experiment  | (This seminar was not recorded per speaker request)
Tiffany Green - Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin 

MARCH 15

Models of Social Change: Principles and Methods for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis  Zoom Link
Christopher Winship - Sociology, Harvard University
Ethan Fosse - University of Toronto

MARCH 22

Long-Term Dynamics of Health, Well-Being, and Population Change after a Disaster  |  Zoom Link
Elizabeth Frankenberg - Sociology, University of North Carolina 

MARCH 29

Push, Pull, and Trap: How Federal Housing Policy Racialized Metropolitan Development Zoom Link
Jacob Faber - Sociology, New York University

APRIL 12

The Process of Health Change with Aging: Evidence on Social, Psychological, Behavioral and Biological Risks from the HRS  | Zoom Link
Eileen Crimmins - University of Southern California Leonard Davis School of Gerontology

APRIL 19

Cohort Differences in the Relationship Between Debt and Risk of Heart Attack  |  Zoom Link
Angie O'Rand - Sociology, Duke University

APRIL 26

Does Incarceration Shape Trust in the State, Community Engagement, and Civic Participation?  |  Zoom Link
Chris Wildeman - Sociology, Duke University

MAY 3

Work-Family Histories and Cognitive Function in Later Life  |  Zoom Link
Sarah Burgard- Sociology and Epidemiology, University of Michigan 

 

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.