MPC Seminar Series

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

Unless otherwise noted, all MPC seminars are held from 12:15 to 1:15 PM on Mondays in the MPC Seminar Room (50 Willey Hall)

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 the MPC administrative core.

Spring 2017 Schedule

Spring 2017 Seminar Series Flyer 

Monday, January 23
Resolved Parental Infertility and Children’s Educational Achievement
Jonas Helgertz, Economics, Lund University
 
Monday, January 30
Segregation and Diversity as Multiscalar Phenomena: Why We Need Multiscale Measures to Understand Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Effects
Chris Fowler, Geography, Penn State
 
Monday, February 6
Understanding the Relationship Between Media and Use of the Affordable Care Act Marketplaces
Sarah Gollust, Health Policy & Managment, University of Minnesota
 
Monday, February 13
The Past, Present, and Future of Traditional Survey Research
 
Monday, February 20
The Impact of Kin Availability, Parental Religiosity, and Nativity on Fertility Differentials in the Late 19th Century U.S.
Evan Roberts and J. David Hacker, University of Minnesota
 
Monday,  February 27
Schooling Expansion and the Timing of First Marriage in Ethiopia, Malawi, and Uganda
Monica Grant, Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
 
Monday, March 6
Troubling Abortion Metrics: Post-abortion Care and the Global Politics of Reproductive Governance in Senegal
Siri Suh, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies, University of Minnesota
 
Monday, March 20
Racial/Ethnic Differences in Nursing Home Residents’ Quality of Life
Tetyana Shippee, Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota
 
Monday, March 27
Building a National Longitudinal Research Infrastructure
Steven Ruggles, Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation, University of Minnesota
 
Monday, April 3
Contraception, A Social Vaccine
Amy Ong Tsui, Population, Family and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University
 
Monday, April 10
Effect of the Minimum Wage on Infant and Child Health
George Wehby, Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa
 
Monday, April 17
Doctoral Dissertation Fellowship Student Talks
Lindsey Novak and Jasmine Trang Ha, University of Minnesota
 
Monday, April 24
Quantifying Global International Migration Flows
Guy Abel, Sociology and Political Science, Shanghai University
 
Monday, May 1
Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality Among Low Risk Women in the United States
Robert Hummer, Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Previous seminar series schedules