Fall 2022 Seminar Series

September 12  

Jennifer Karas Montez, Sociology, Syracuse University

US State Policy Polarization and Death among Working-age Adults  |  Watch the Recording

September 19

Roland Thorpe, Jr., Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University

Black Men’s Health Across the Life Course  |  Watch the Recording

September 26

Molly Martin, Sociology and Demography, Penn State University

The Causal Effect of Income Gains on Children's Academic Achievement: Evidence from a Natural Experiment  |  Watch the Recording

October 3

Audrey Dorélien, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Racial/Ethnic Differences in US Social Contact Patterns and Implications for COVID-19  |  Watch the Recording

October 10

Kevin Cahill, Economics of Aging, Boston College ECONorthwest

To What Extent Do Older Americans Combine Retirement Pathways in the United States?  |  Watch the Recording

October 17  

Shekinah Fashaw-Walters, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Inequitable Access and Outcomes: The Case for Medicare Home Health  |  Watch the Recording 

October 24 

Whitney Robinson, Epidemiology, Duke University

Thinking about Algorithmic Bias: Understanding structural racism will improve your machine learning  |  Watch the Recording

October 31

Janna Johnson, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

The Heterogeneous Impacts of Climate-Related Extreme Events on Population Change: Evidence from U.S.-County Hurricane Exposure  |  Watch the Recording

November 7

Life Course Center Pilot Project Presentations   |  Extended Time: 12:15 - 1:30  |  Watch the Recording 

  • Hannah Neprash, Primary Care Exam Length and Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing among Older Adults
  • Janette Dill, Measuring the supply and turnover of direct care workers in long-term services and supports (LTSS) in the care of adults with AD/ADRD
  • Colleen Peterson, Comparing the Utility of Subjective and Objective Measures of Older Adult Health and Physical Functioning to Predict Long-Term Driving Difficulty and Driving Cessation
  • Tom VanHeuvelen & Jane VanHeuvelen, Intergenerational Health Socialization in Rural America

November  14  

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Sociology, University of Minnesota

COVID-19 Mortality in Minnesota: What Do We Know and How is it Changing?  |  Watch the Recording

November  21 

Stephen Russell, Child Development, University of Texas

Don’t Say Gay: Research, Politics, and LGBTQ+ Youth  |  Watch the Recording

November  28  

Marti DeLiema, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota

Older Adult Victims of Mass Marketing Scams: An Analysis of Longitudinal Data Seized from Scammers' Customer Relationship Management Systems  |  Watch the Recording

December 5 

Ruby Nguyen, Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota

Phthalate Chemicals Influence Pregnancy and Postnatal Development but (Unfortunately) Who Cares?  |  Watch the Recording

December 12  

Kathryn Grace, Geography, University of Minnesota

Climate Change and Fertility  |  This seminar will NOT be recorded