Fall 2021 Seminar Series

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 27  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Understanding the Role of Natural Resources in Environmental Migration in the US Gulf Coast  |  Watch the Recording
Katherine Curtis - Community & Environmental Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison


MONDAY, OCTOBER 4  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Supplemental Income Programs and Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults  |  Watch the Recording
Emma Aguila - Sol Price School of Public of Policy, University of Southern California


MONDAY, OCTOBER 11  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Inequality without Groups: Intersectional Typicality and the Shift from Categories to the Cues of Categories  
Ellis Monk - Department of Sociology, Harvard University (this seminar was not recorded, per speaker request)


MONDAY, OCTOBER 25  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

“Can you just tell us what works?” Building the evidence base for effective COVID-19 vaccine demand creation in a dynamic environment  |  Watch the Recording
Alison Buttenheim - Nursing, University of Pennsylvania 


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 1  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

The Demography of Retirement  |  Watch the Recording 
Courtney Coile - Economics, Wellesley College


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8  |  12:15 - 5:00 PM CT

Population Dynamics Branch: COVID Research and Data Barnraiser  |  Learn More |  Watch the Recording of the Panel Discussion
Virtual Panel Discussion 12:15 - 1:30 PM CT  | 
In-Person Poster Session, and In-Person Research Mixer to follow


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Structural Determinants of Disparities in Later Life Cognitive Function and Dementia  |  Watch the Recording
Jennifer Manly - Neuropsychology in Neurology, Gertrude H. Sergievsky Center and the Taub Institute for Research in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease, Columbia University
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Healthy Aging and Innovation


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 22  |  12:15 - 1:30 PM CT

Life Course Center Year 1 Pilot Project Presentations  

Rural-Urban Differences in 5-Year Mortality among Older Adults in the United States: The Role of Socio-Demographic and Health Characteristics, Living Arrangements, and Spousal Mortality
Carrie Henning-Smith - Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota
Julia Drew - IPUMS

The Budgetary Impact of Assisted Living Availability on State Medicaid Spending on LTSS
Lynn Blewett - Health Policy and Management, University of Minnesota

Do Grandparents Moderate the Association Between Early Life Conditions and Health at Older Ages?
Evan Roberts - Sociology, University of Minnesota
Anna Prizment - Division of Hematology, Oncology, and Transplantation, University of Minnesota Medical School

The Impacts of Extreme Weather on Older Adults’ Time Use
Sarah Flood - IPUMS
Jesse Berman - Environmental Health Science, University of Minnesota 
Kathryn Grace - Geography, University of Minnesota
David Van Riper - Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation, University of Minnesota

The Paradox of Racial Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease
Rachel Hardeman - Center for Antiracism Research for Health Equity, University of Minnesota
Samuel L. Myers, Jr. - Public Policy, Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs University of Minnesota


MONDAY, NOVEMBER 29  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

COVID-19 Research during the Pandemic: The Health and Retirement Study  | Watch the Recording
Bharat Thyagarajan - University of Minnesota Medical School 


MONDAY, DECEMBER 6  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Cross-over Effects of Education on Health within Married Couples  |  This seminar was not recorded
Andrew Halpern-Manners - Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington


MONDAY, DECEMBER 13  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Raíces de Salud: The Social Determinants of Health among Older Latina/o/xs in the U.S.  |  This seminar was not recorded
Catherine Garcia - Sociology, Syracuse University