Spring 2023 Colloquium


The Penn Population Studies Colloquium Series co-sponsored by the Population Aging Research Center at the University of Pennsylvania meets most Mondays from 12-1 PM during the academic year. The Spring 2023 Colloquium Series will be hosted in-person in: McNeil 150 (ROOM CHANGE). The Population Studies Center adheres to the policies implemented by the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) and the University regarding protections in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. SAS and University regulations supersede the specific practices at the PSC, especially since many issues are still in flux. See the latest announcement from the University.

Specific guidelines for the 2022-2023 Colloquium:

Vaccination requirements: All students, faculty, staff, postdocs, and other campus partners, including outside visitors, are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 except those who qualify for an exemption.

Face covering: Masking is optional.

Meetings: Group meetings with the visitor, including breakfast, lunch, and dinner, will be reserved to no more than 5 people on a first-come, first-served basis. Sign-up sheets for these group meetings will be distributed the week before the talk. Sign up here to meet with speakers individually or to participate in the networking lunch, speaker availability will be listed as soon as we have updates, approximately a week before the talk. Contact Dawn Ryan if you are interested in meeting with the speaker.

If you are interested in speaking at one of our colloquium sessions, please contact Emilio Parrado or Iliana Kohler. Population Studies Center events may be photographed and/or video recorded for educational and promotional use.

Privacy Statement: The colloquium series may be recorded for the purpose of dissemination on the Population Aging Research Center and Population Studies Center websites, social media platforms, and on the PSC YouTube channel. If you prefer not to be recorded, please be sure to keep your video and microphone off during the talk and Q&A portion.


January 2023

January 23, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Patrick Gerland Chief, Population Estimates and Projections Section of the Population Division - United Nations, Department of Social and Economic Affairs
Location: McNeil 150

January 30, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Jose Tapia Granados Associate Professor - Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences
Location: McNeil 150


February 2023

February 6, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lisa Berkman Director, Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population - Harvard University
Victor Mwapasa Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health - Kamuzu University of Health Sciences
Location: McNeil 150

February 13, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Pamela Herd Professor - Georgetown University
Location: McNeil 150

February 20, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Amelie Constant PSC Affiliate - University of Pennsylvania
Location: McNeil 150


March 2023

March 6, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Rebecca Brown Assistant Professor of Medicine - University of Pennsylvania
George Demiris Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, Department of Biobehavioral and Health Sciences, School of Nursing & Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Informatics - University of Pennsylvania
Location: McNeil 150

March 13, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBD
TBD
Location: McNeil 150

March 20, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bethany G. Everett Adjunct Associate Professor, Obstetrics & Gynecology / Associate Professor, Sociology Department - University of Utah
Location: McNeil 150

March 27, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Various Speakers PhD Candidates - University of Pennsylvania
Location: McNeil 150


April 2023

April 3, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Lindsay Kobayashi Assistant Professor of Epidemiology - University of Michigan, School of Public Health
Location: McNeil 150

April 10, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Sun Kyoung Lee Research Assistant Professor - University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
Location: McNeil 150

April 17, 2023 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
TBD
Catalina Herrera Almanza Assistant Professor - UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Location: McNeil 150