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123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

February 2022

Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Aalyia Sadruddin: Death Matters

February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Aalyia Sadruddin: Death Matters: Notes on Aging and Time in Rwanda February 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm On February 18, 2022, Aalyia Sadruddin, Assistant Professor in Anthropology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will present “Death Matters: Notes on Aging and Time in Rwanda” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Aalyia Sadruddin: I am a cultural and medical anthropologist who writes and teaches on issues related to aging, care, and…

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March 2022

Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Michael Esposito: Historical redlining and contemporary disparities in neighborhood life expectancy

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Michael Esposito: Historical redlining and contemporary disparities in neighborhood life expectancy March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm On March 4, 2022, Michael Esposito, Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis, will present “Historical redlining and contemporary disparities in neighborhood life expectancy” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Professor Esposito’s research focuses on understanding the production of racialized disparities in population health. Dr. Esposito investigates how broad, racialized social systems – and…

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Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Jenna Nobles: Prenatal Demography

March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Jenna Nobles: Prenatal Demography: Implications for the Population Sciences March 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm On March 25, 2022, Jenna Nobles, Professor of Sociology at the University of Wisconsin, will present “Prenatal Demography: Implications for the Population Sciences” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. About Jenna Nobles: I am a professor of sociology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. I study how people make decisions about migration and fertility and the implications of these decisions…

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April 2022

Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Ashton Verdery: COVID-19, bereavement, and downstream health challenges

April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

Ashton Verdery: COVID-19, bereavement, and downstream health challenges April 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm On April 1, 2022, Ashton Verdery, Associate Professor of Sociology & Demography at Pennsylvania State University, will present “COVID-19, bereavement, and downstream health challenges” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Dr. Verdery’s research focuses on social networks: how and why people are socially connected to each other and the consequences of those connections. Within this broad area, he is especially interested…

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Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: David Meltzer

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

David Meltzer April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm On April 22, 2022, David Meltzer will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2021-2022 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. David O. Meltzer is Chief of the Section of Hospital Medicine, Director of the Center for Health and the Social Sciences, and Chair of the Committee on Clinical and Translational Science at the University of Chicago, where he is Professor in the Department of Medicine, and affiliated faculty at the University of Chicago Harris…

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August 2022

CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Justin Lessler, Running and Evaluating a Multi-team Scenario Modeling Effort for COVID 19: a year and a half of the Scenario Modeling Hub

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On August 26, 2022, Justin Lessler will present “Running and Evaluating a Multi-team Scenario Modeling Effort for COVID-19: a year and a half of the Scenario Modeling Hub” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Lessler is a professor in the Department of Epidemiology researching the dynamics and control of infectious disease, with particular interest in SARS-CoV-2, influenza, cholera and dengue. Justin works on the development and application of statistics, dynamic models and novel study designs…

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September 2022

CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Ted Mouw

September 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On September 9, 2022, Ted Mouw (Sociology) will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Mouw is a sociologist who studies labor markets, immigration, and social networks. His current research involves the mobility of low-wage workers, the economic incorporation of immigrants, and methods to collect samples from rare or hidden populations using social networks.

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CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Caroline Thompson

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On September 16, 2022, Caroline Thompson (Epidemiology) will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Thompson‘s substantive research aims to describe and understand population-level patterns of cancer screening and diagnosis and to identify drivers of disparities in cancer-related healthcare delivery and outcomes across populations. Methodologically, she is interested in improving the valid research-use of complex, longitudinal sources of routine healthcare data (e.g., medical claims and electronic health records) and the use of quantitative bias…

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CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Marcos Rangel, First Impressions Matter: Evidence from Elementary-School Teachers

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On September 23, 2022, Marcos Rangel will present “First Impressions Matter: Evidence from Elementary-School Teachers” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Rangel is an applied microeconomist. His research focuses on the patterns of accumulation of human capital with particular attention to the intra-family decision process (parents and children), to the impact of policies to foment education and health, and to racial differentials. His research has contributed to a better understanding of how the negotiations…

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CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Julia Behrman, Family Size Ideals in Flux? Change and Variation in the United States

September 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On September 30, 2022, Julia Behrman (Northwestern) will present “Family Size Ideals in Flux? Change and Variation in the United States” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Julia Behrman’s research investigates the causes and consequences of family change in a global perspective. Her research explores how the institution of the family shapes and is shaped by key social phenomenon in four main areas: (i) educational expansion; (ii) environmental change, natural disaster and climate shocks; (iii) expansion…

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October 2022

CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Chuck Huber, Stata

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On October 7, 2022, Chuck Huber will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Chuck Huber is Associate Director of Statistical Outreach at StataCorp and Adjunct Associate Professor of Biostatistics at the Texas A&M School of Public Health. In addition to working with Stata’s team of software developers, he produces instructional videos for the Stata Youtube channel, writes blog entries, develops online NetCourses and gives talks about Stata at conferences and universities. Most of his current…

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CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Sadé Lindsay

October 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On October 28, 2022, Sadé Lindsay (Sociology) will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Lindsay is a sociologist by training whose research interests lie at the intersection of criminal justice, punishment, racial inequality, and public policy. Professor Lindsay’s work examines racism and the criminalization of deviance, incarceration, prison reentry, collateral consequences of criminal justice contact, and drug policy and use. Professor Lindsay’s scholarship has been published in outlets such as Criminology and Social Problems and received numerous awards…

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November 2022

CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri: Social determinates of cognitive aging & inequalities: Challenges and Oppitunities

November 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On November 4, 2022, Adina Zeki Al Hazzouri (Epidemiology) will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Bio: Dr. Zeki Al Hazzouri is an epidemiologist and the overarching goal of her research program is to improve the understanding of how social and cardiovascular factors experienced across the life-course influence cognitive function, Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s related dementias (AD/ADRD). An important theme of her work focuses on poverty and financial well-being as social determinants of cognitive aging.…

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CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Krystale Littlejohn

November 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On November 11, 2022, Krystale Littlejohn will present as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Littlejohn‘s work examines race, gender, and reproduction. She is particularly interested in investigating how cultural categories shape behavior in intimate relationships and examining the consequences of these behaviors for health outcomes. Her work has been published in Demography, Gender & Society, and Journal of Health and Social Behavior, among other outlets. Her research has been supported by funding from the ASA Minority Fellowship…

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CPC Interdisciplinary Research Seminar: Bonnie Shook-Sa: Survey Sampling Methods in HIV Research

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Carolina Square Room 2002, 123 W. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
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On November 18, 2022, Bonnie Shook-Sa will present “Survey Sampling Methods in HIV Research” as part of the Carolina Population Center’s 2022-2023 Interdisciplinary Research Seminar Series. Bonnie Shook-Sa is an assistant professor in the Department of Biostatistics at UNC. She is affiliated with the Collaborative Studies Coordinating Center (CSCC) and is a participating faculty member with the Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Biostatistics Core. She has over 12 years of experience in collaborative public health research and statistical methods development.…

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