CSDA Colloquium Series

 

Confirmed Speakers for Fall 2014 & Spring 2015

September 12, 2014
Kathryn Edin, Department of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

September 19, 2014
Hans-Peter Kohler, Department of Sociology, The University of Pennsylvania

October 24, 2014
Jennifer Glick, Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics, The University of Arizona

November 7, 2014
Pamela Smock, Department of Sociology, The University of Michigan

November 21, 2014
David Ribar, Department of Economics, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro

February 13, 2015
Amy Lutz, Department of Sociology, Syracuse University

February 20, 2015
Christine Bachrach, Maryland Population Research Center

February 27, 2015
Annis Golden, Department of Communication, The University of Albany

March 27, 2015
Liana Sayer, Department of Sociology, The University of Maryland

April 10, 2015
Margaret Gates, School of Public Heath, The University at Albany

April 24, 2015
Pinka Chatterji , Department of Economics, The University of Albany

 

Past Speakers

Friday, April 18, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"How Does Unemployment Affect Family Arrangements for Children"
Dr. Elizabeth Peters (Urban Institute)
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Monday, April 07, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Reconceptualizing the Health of Older Adults"
Dr. Linda Waite (University of Chicago)
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Friday, March 28, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Paternal Incarceration and Children’s Wellbeing: Why Interparental Violence Matters"
Dr. Heather Washington (SUNY-Albany)
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Friday, February 28, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Preserving History or Hindering Progress: The Effect of Historic Districts on Local Housing Markets in New York City"
Dr. Ingrid Gould Ellen (New York University)
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Friday, February 14, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Communication as a Social Determinant of Health: Evidence from Los Angeles and New York"
Dr. Matthew Matsaganis (SUNY-Albany)
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Friday, February 07, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Mixed-Income Neighborhoods and Foreclosure Rates in New York and Los Angeles"
Dr. Elena Vesselinov (CUNY)
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Friday, January 31, 2014, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"The Regional Economic and Local Educational Foundations of Violence: A Spatial Analysis of Homicide across Mexico’s Municipalities"
Dr. Matthew C. Ingram (University at Albany)
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Friday, December 06, 2013, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior in a Study of Latinos"
Dr. Elizabeth Grubert (University at Albany)
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Monday, November 11, 2013, 2:30-4:00 pm, BA B-29
"Challenging the Rule of Experts: A Participatory Design Competition on Toronto’s Waterfront"
Dr. James Whitee (University of Glasgow)
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Friday, November 01, 2013, 3:30-5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Adolescent Experiences and Adult Education Attainment"
Dr. Kris Marsh (University of Maryland)
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Friday, October 25, 2013, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"Effects of Peer Counseling to Support Breastfeeding: Estimates from a Randomized and non-Randomized Intervention"
Dr. Theodore Joyce (Baruch College, CUNY)
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Friday, October 18, 2013, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, BA B-29
"The Design, Evaluation, and Planning for an Annual Survey of Income and Program Participation"
Dr. Jason Fields (U.S. Bureau of the Census)
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Friday, September 27, 2013, 3:30 - 5:00 pm, CSDA Library, BA-B29
"Weathering the Storm? Employment Transitions of Low-Skill Mexican Immigrants, 2003-2011."
Dr. Katharine Donato (Vanderbilt University)
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Friday, September 06, 2013, 3:30-5:00 pm, CSDA Libary, BA-B29
"Increasing Inequality in Parent Incomes and Children’s Completed Schooling: Correlation or Causation?"
Dr. Greg Duncan (University of California, Irvine)
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Friday, May 03, 2013, 3:30-5:00 pm, CSDA Library, BA-B29
"Toward a Better Understanding of the Hispanic Paradox"
Dr. Robert A. Hummer
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Friday, November 09, 2012, 3:30pm – 5:00pm, CSDA Libary, Rm BA-B29
"Mortgage Foreclosures and the American Dream"
Elena Vesselinov
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Friday, September 21, 2012, 3:30pm, CSDA Libary, BA-B29
"Heterogeneity in Birth Weight and its Implications for Infant Mortality, Obesity in Children, and Blood Pressure in Adults"
Timothy B. Gage
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Friday, April 27, 2012, 3:30 pm, BA B-29
"How Do Household-Level Veteran and Disability Statutes Affect Poverty and Material Hardship?: Evidence from the SIPP"
Andrew London
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Friday, March 30, 2012, 1:30 pm, BA B-29
"Research Opportunities Using the New York Confidential Research Data Center"
Diane Gibson and Jonathan Fisher
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Friday, March 23, 2012, 3:30 pm, BA B-29
"The Upstate New York Infant Development Screening Program"
Erin Bell
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Friday, March 02, 2012, 3:30 pm, BA B-29
"Racial Reshuffling in American Metropolis, 2000-2010"
Hilary Silver
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Friday, January 27, 2012, 3:30 pm, Business Administration B-29
"Lewis Mumford: The Evolution of His Thought Beyond Urban Planning"
William K. Bunk, Ph.D.
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Friday, November 11, 2011, 3:30pm, BA B-29
"Early Environments, Inflammation, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Disparities in Health"
Thom McDade
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Friday, October 28, 2011, 3:30pm, BA B-29
"Poverty Policy, Social Dependency, and Vision: A New Social Science Agenda"
Tom Hirschl
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Friday, September 23, 2011, 3:30pm, BA B-29
"Piecing it Together: Relocating Public Housing Residents’ Culture of Agency"
Deirdre Oakley
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Friday, May 06, 2011, 3:30pm, CSDA Library
"Employment and Exile: U.S. Criminal Deportations, 1908-2005"
Ryan D. King
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Friday, April 08, 2011, 3:30pm, University Hall - Room 110
"Race, Place, and Neighborhood Criminal Inequality"
Lauren Krivo
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Friday, February 04, 2011, 3:30pm, BA B-29
"The quantity and quality of education in the world: Trends, data, and issues"
Aaron Benavot
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Friday, November 19, 2010, 3:30pm, BA B-29
"Effects of childlessness on the health status of elders"
Robert Plotnick
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Friday, April 23, 2010, 3:30pm, The Standish Room, Science Library
"Bio-Ancestry and Social Construction of Race in the Contemporary United States"
Guang Guo, UNC
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Friday, March 26, 2010, 3:30pm, BA B-29
"How Does Where We Live and How We Communicate Impact Our Health?"
Matthew Matsaganis
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Friday, February 19, 2010, 3:30 pm, BA B-29
"Population Genetics of BRCA Genes"
Roxana Moslehi
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Friday, February 05, 2010, 3:30 pm, BA B-29
"Mumford, Branford and Geddes as sociological pioneers: civics, regionalism and reconstruction"
Ray Bromley
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Friday, December 04, 2009, 3:30pm, BA-B29
"Recent Immigration Trends and Local Policy Response"
Audrey Singer, Brookings Institute
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Friday, October 02, 2009, 3:00pm, HU 354
"Fleeing the Immigrant?: Foreign-Born Concentration and Native Mobility"
Kyle Crowder, UNC – Chapel Hill
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Friday, April 24, 2009, 3:30pm, CSDA Library, BA B-29
"The Effects of Obesity on Functioning and Recovery in Later Life"
Christine L. Himes, Ph. D., Maxwell Professor of Sociology, Syracuse University
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Friday, April 17, 2009, 3:30pm, CSDA Library
"Trends in Adult Mortality and Health: Putting the U.S. in an International Context"
Eileen Crimmins, Edna M. Jones
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Friday, February 27, 2009, 3:30pm, CSDA Library, B-29
"Adolescent Work Stability and Early Adult Offending"
Robert Apel, Assistant Professor, School of Criminal Justice, University at Albany, SUNY
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Friday, January 30, 2009, 3:30pm, Terrace Lounge, Campus Center
"Family Leave after Childbirth and the Health of New Mothers"
Pinka Chatterji, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, SUNY, Albany
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Friday, December 05, 2008, 3:30pm, CSDA Library, BA B-29
"The Black Death: Mortality Patterns from a Medieval Catastrophic Burial Ground."
Sharon DeWitte, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
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Friday, November 21, 2008, 3:30pm, CSDA Library, BA B-29
"The Intersection between Intimate Partner Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health: Pregnancy-Controlling Behavior, STIs, and Women's Interactions with Health Care Providers."
Ann Moore, Ph.D. Senior Research Associate, Guttmacher Institute
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October 17, 2008, 3:30 pm, Room 375, Campus Center
"Assessing Trends and Explanations: Where do Immigrants Settle in Urban America?"
Robert Adelman, Associate Professor of Sociology, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York. Click here for more information

September 19, 2008, 3:30pm, Room 375, Campus Center
"Race/Ethnicity, Birth Weight, and Infant Mortality: Is Birth Weight Important?"
Timothy Gage, Director of the Center for Social and Demographic Analysis and Professor of Anthropology at SUNY Albany. Click here for more information

May 20, 2008, 1:00-3:00, Arts & Sciences, Room B-13 - CSDA Spring Methods Workshops Part I
May 21, 2008, 1:00-3:00, Arts & Sciences, Room B-13 - CSDA Spring Methods Workshops Part II
"Propensity Score Analysis: Its rationale and potential in applied social/behavioral research." by Robert Pruzek, Professor of Statistics, School of Education. Click here for more information

April 21, 2008, 12:30-2:30, CSDA Library (BA - Room B-29) - CSDA Spring Methods Workshops Part I
May 2, 2008, 1:00-4:00, Arts & Sciences, Room B-13 - CSDA Spring Methods Workshops Part II
"Introduction to missing-data methods." by Recai M. Yucel, Assistant Professor of Biostatistics, School of Public Health. Click here for more information

March 14, 2008, 3:30 pm, CSDA Library (BA - Room B-29)
"Local Political Geography and Institutionalized Racial Inequality." by Allan M. Parnell, Vice-President, Cedar Grove Institute for Sustainable Communities, Mebane, NC. Click here for more information

February 8, 2008, 3:30 pm, Terrace Lounge, Campus Center
"Is younger faster? Age and the rapidity of English acquisition among Immigrant Children in the United States." by Gillian Stevens, Professor of Sociology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Visiting Scholar, Russell Sage Foundation. Click here for more information

November 9, 2007, 3:30 pm, Terrace Lounge, Campus Center
"Documenting Desegregation: Equal Opportunity in Private Sector Employment Since the Civil Rights Act of 1964." by Donald Tomaskovic-Devey, Professor of Sociology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Click here for more information

October 12, 2007, 3:30 pm, Terrace Lounge, Campus Center
"Unconscious Racism: How Prevalent Is It?" by James Jaccard, Professor of Psychology, Florida International University. Click here for more information

May 4, 2007, 3:30 pm, D'Ambra Auditorium, Life Sciences Research Building
"Adolescent Attitudes and their Impact on Adolescent Couple Behavior." by James Jaccard, Professor of Psychology, Florida International University. Click here for more information

April 20, 2007, 3:30 pm, CSDA Library (BA - Room B-29)
"The School Career of the Children of Immigrants in France" by Yaël Brinbaum, CSDA Post-Doctoral Researcher, Université de Bourgogne Maurice Halbwachs Center, CNRS. Click here for more information

March 20, 2007, 3:30 pm, Terrace Lounge - Campus Center
"What has the Internet done to community, and vice versa?" by Barry Wellman, S.D. Clark Professor of Sociology, Director of NetLab, University of Toronto. Click here for more information

March 9, 2007, 3:30 pm, CSDA Library (BA - Room B-29)
"The Environmental Problem and Protection in Transitional China." by Han Ling, Associate Professor School of Environmental Science Peking University. Click here for more information

February 9, 2007, 3:30 pm, CSDA Library (BA - Room B-29)
"Are changes in neighborhood composition followed by changes in disease rates? A 10 year longitudinal study in New York State." by Louise Ann McNutt, Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics School of Public Health. Click here for more information

January 26, 2007, 3:30 pm, Arts & Sciences, Humanities HU 354
"Marriage and Public Policy: Union Formation among Low-Income Women." by Daniel Lichter, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management, Director of the Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center, Cornell University. Click here for more information

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