Spring 2013 Seminars

Monday, February 4:

Suburban Sprawl as a Neighborhood-Scale Phenomenon
Tracy Kugler, Minnesota Population Center

Monday, February 11:
The Census Microdata Wealth Index: An Application to Predict Education Outcomes in Developing Countries
Rodrigo Lovaton, Department of Applied Economics, University of Minnesota

Monday, February 18:
"Kazakhstan is my Homeland; Mongolia is my Fatherland": Place Identity, Homeland Narratives, and Transnational Migration in Western Mongolia
Holly Barcus, Department of Geography, Macalester College

Monday, February 25:
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Fellows Presentations
Minnesota Population Center Interdisciplinary Fellows, University of Minnesota

Monday, March 4:
The Intergenerational Transmission of Cohabitation and Marriage in the U.S.: The Role of Parental Union Histories
Pamela Smock, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan

Monday, March 11:
Demonstrating Utility in Administrative Records Data: The U.S. Census Bureau Approach
Amy O'Hara, United States Census Bureau

Monday, March 25:
Assessing Policy Environments for Health Research
Toben Nelson, Department of Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota

Monday, Apr 1:
Population Association of America Paper Presentations
Minnesota Population Center Members and Staff

Monday, Apr 8:
Population Association of America Paper Presentations
Minnesota Population Center Members and Staff

Monday, Apr 15:
Doing History at the Census Bureau: Chasing the Past While Focusing on the Future
Margo Anderson, Department of History, University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Monday, Apr 22:
The Regnerus Affair: Gay Marriage, the Supreme Court, and the Politics of Sociology*
Philip Cohen, Department of Sociology, University of Maryland
**Please find a soft copy of the presentation linked here

Monday, Apr 29:
The Agenda-Setting Power of Women: Establishments' Employment of Women and Sexual Harassment Policy Adoption*
Julie Kmec, Department of Sociology, Washington State University

Monday, May 6:
Trends in Disability and Related Chronic Conditions among the Forty-and-Over Population: 1997-2010
Linda Martin, RAND Corporation

*Co-Sponsored with the Life Course Center