Spring 2022 Seminar Series

Monday, January 31  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Climate change and Food Security - Evidence that connects changes in temperature, rainfall and vegetation dynamics to nutrition and human health outcomes

Molly Brown, Department of Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland  |  No recording available


Monday, February 7  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Surveillance, Sampling, and Social Inequalities: Lessons Learned from Early in the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic

Tim Bruckner, Public Health, University of California, Irvine 

This recording is only available to MPC or LCC members. You must be logged into your UMN account to access it. 


Monday, February 14  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Equal Partners? How Dual-Professional Couples Make Career, Relationship, and Family Decisions

Jaclyn Wong, Sociology, University of South Carolina  |  Watch the Recording


Monday, February 21  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

COVID-19 and the Uneven Stress of Social Change: Remote Work and Subjective Well-Being

Wen Fan, Sociology, Boston College  |  Watch the Recording


Monday, February 28  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Public Trust and Public Knowledge 

Maggie Koerth, Senior Science Writer at FiveThirtyEight  |  Watch the Recording


Monday and Tuesday, March 14  - 15 

Minnesota Population Center (MPC) and Center for Antiracist Research for Health Equity (CARHE) Population Dynamics Barn Raising on Measures of Structural Racism. Learn more >


Monday, March 21  |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Racism and the Mechanisms Maintaining Black Families' Income Inequality

Deadric Williams, Sociology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville  |  Watch the Recording 


Monday, March 28 |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Race/Ethnicity, Racism, and Population Health in the United States: The Straightforward, The Complex, Innovations, and the Future

Robert Hummer, Sociology, University of North Carolina  |  This seminar was not recorded. 


Monday, April 4 |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

A Great Reset? How Work Changed During the Pandemic

Scott Schieman, Sociology, University of Toronto  |  Watch the recording


Monday, April 11 |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Views of Resilience with a Focus on Context

Chalandra Bryant, Department of Family Social Sciences, University of Minnesota  


Monday, April 18 |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Cognitive Decline and Dementia among Older Latina/o/x/es in the United States: Current Knowledge, Controversies, and Future Directions

Marc Garcia, Sociology, Syracuse University  |  Watch the Recording


Monday, April 25 |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Cultural Variations in Women's Enactment of Women's Rights: Beyond Dichotomies

Elizabeth Heger Boyle, Sociology, University of Minnesota  |  Watch the Recording


Monday, May 2nd |  12:15 - 1:15 PM CT

Pregnancy and the Pandemic: Evidence on Fertility, Fecundity, Infant Health, and the Urgency of Supporting Vaccination

Jenna Nobles, Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison  |  Watch the Recording