Events

February 7, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Marriage Squeeze and Gender Imbalances in India and China
V Bhaskar Professor of Economics - University College London
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 11, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family versus School Effects on Learning: Examining 'Summer Setback' in Canada
Scott Davies and Janice Aurini McMaster University (Canada) - Visiting Scholars, University of Pennsylvania
Education & Inequality Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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February 14, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Berk Ozler Senior Economist - World Bank Development Research Group, Poverty Cluster
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 16, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title TBA
David Wank - Sophia University, Tokyo
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 18, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Family Instability and the Complexity of Household Obligations
Laura Tach Post-Doctoral Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Program - University of Pennsylvania
Family & Gender Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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February 21, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Economics and Psychology of Personality: Big Five Personality Factors and Education, Earnings, and Wealth *
Angela Lee Duckworth Assistant Professor of Psychology - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 28, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Games Parents & Adolescents Play: Strategic Parenting, Teen Risk-Taking Behaviors & Schooling Achievement
V. Joseph Hotz Professor of Economics, Duke University; Visiting at Russell Sage Foundation
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 2, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
C-escalation and D-escalation: A Theory of Conflict Dynamics
Randall Collins The Dorothy Swaine Thomas Professor in Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 14, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Moving to the Land of Milk and Cookies: Obesity among Young Children of Immigrants
Jennifer van Hook Professor of Sociology and Demography - Penn State University
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 16, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gloom, Doom, and the Takeoff - Why Standard Accounts of the Rise in Inequality are Wrong (and Why We Should Wish They Were Right)
David Grusky Professor of Sociology - Stanford University
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 21, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PAA Practice Talks
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:
  • Matthew Ruther: "Immigrant Concentration and Homicide Mortality: A Neighborhood-Level Spatial Analysis"
  • Rachel Margolis: "Partnership, Partner's Characteristics, and Healthy Lifestyle Changes"
  • Caroline Hartnett: "Hispanic Familism Reconsidered: Ethnic Differences in Perceived Value of Children and Fertility Intentions"
  • Ethan Jennings-Sharygin: "China's Marriage Market and Upcoming Challenges for Elderly Men"
  • Jessica Ho: "The Contribution of Smoking to Black-White Differences in Mortality"
  • Sophia Chae: "Does Timing of Orphanhood and HIV Prevalence Matter? A Look at Orphans' Transitions to Sexual Debut and Marriage in Four Sub-Saharan African Countries"
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March 23, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Two Worlds of Inequality
Guillermina Jasso Professor of Sociology - NYU
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 25, 2011 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Reputations of School Districts; The Role of Superintendents and Public Relations People in Altering Parents’ Perceptions of School Quality
Elliot Weininger Professor of Sociology - SUNY Brockport
Urban Ethnography Workshop | Location: 169 McNeil
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March 28, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Evolving Patterns of Latino Health *
Anne Pebley Fred H. Bixby Chair Professor of Population, Depts. of Community Health Sciences and Sociology; Director, California Center for Population Research - Uuniversity of California, Los Angeles
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 30, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Envisioning Real Utopias
Erik Olin Wright Professor of Sociology - University of Wisconsin – Madison
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 4, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Maternal Age and Offspring Outcomes
Mikko Myrskylä Head of the Research Group on Lifecourse Dynamics and Demographic Change - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 6, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The casualization of employment and family life among the American working class
Andrew Cherlin Professor of Sociology and Public Policy - Johns Hopkins University
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 11, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Demographic Analysis and the 2010 U.S. Census
Tori Velkoff & Jason Devine - U.S. Census Bureau
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

Co-presented by Greg Robinson, Senior Researcher, U.S. Census Bureau; Tori Velkoff, Assistant Division Chief, U.S. Census Bureau.

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April 18, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Health and Heterogeneity *
José Víctor Ríos Rull Professor of Economics - University of Minnesota
PSC Spring 2011 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 20, 2011 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Sibling Resemblance in Cohabition and Marriage
Kara Joyner Associate Professor of Sociology - Bowling Green State University
Sociology Spring 2011 Colloquium | Location: 103 McNeil
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