2008 Notestein Seminars

  • Recent Portraits of American Mortality.
    February 5, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Sam Preston, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
  • Segregation in Social Networks based on Acquaintanceship and Trust: Preliminary results from the 2006 General Social Survey.
    February 12, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Thomas DiPrete, Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy, Columbia University
  • The World is Fat: Dynamics of the World Nutrition Transition.
    February 19, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Barry Popkin, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina
  • Studying drug injectors, sex workers, and other hidden populations with random walks: An introduction to respondent-driven sampling.
    February 26, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Matt Salganik, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
  • Black-White Differences in Educational Reproduction.
    March 4, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Vida Maralani, Robert Wood Johnson Health and Society Scholar, University of Pennsylvania
  • Social Interaction in Los Angeles Neighborhoods.
    March 11, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Anne Pebley, School of Public Health, UCLA 
  • Measuring Race and Ethnic Identities.
    March 25, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Charles Hirschman, Department of Sociology, University of Washington
  • For Better and For Worse: Social Impacts on Health and Fitness in Wild Baboons.
    April 1, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Jeanne Altman, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University
  • No Margin for Error: Exceptional Outcomes in Education and Employment Among Immigrant Children in the U.S.
    April 8, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Patricia Fernandez-Kelly, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
  • Places and Health: Evidence and New Directions.
    April 15, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Ana Diez-Roux, School of Public Health, University of Michigan
  • A Familiar Trinity: Sex, Race, and Religion in Black Women's Reproductive Choice.
    April 22, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Averil Clarke, Department of Sociology, Yale University
  • Human Growth in Social and Economic Transition: Understanding the Legacy of Apartheid.
    April 29, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Noel Cameron, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University
  • Social Interaction in Los Angeles Neighborhoods.
    September 16, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Anne Pebley, School of Public Health, UCLA
  • Fighting Neighbors or Fighting the State: Variation in Immigrant Conflict.
    September 23, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Rafaela Dancygier, Department of Politics and WWS, Princeton University
  • Migrant's Competing Commitments: Sexual Partners in Urban Africa and Remittances to the Rural Origin.
    September 30, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Nancy Luke, Department of Sociology, Brown University
  • Evolutionary Approaches to Understanding Human Fecundity.
    October 7, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Peter Ellison, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
  • A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Class and Race Differences in Perceptions of Social Mobility and Academic Engagement.
    October 14, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Angel Harris, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
  • Short Sleep is Bad for Health: How Strong is the Evidence?
    October 21, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Diane Lauderdale, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago 
  • By Any Means Necessary: The American Welfare State and Machine Politics in Newark's North Ward.
    November 4, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Rebecca Casciano, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
  • Preparation for Retirement, Financial Literacy and Cognitive Resources.
    November 11, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Robert Willis, Retirement Research Center, University of Michigan
     
  • Biosecurity, Policy and Models: A Case Study in Anthrax.
    November 18, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Ron Brookmeyer, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
  • Pleasure, Prophylaxis, and Procreation: A Qualitative Analysis of Pregnancy Ambivalence and Contraceptive Use.
    November 25, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Jenny Higgins, OPR, Princeton University
  • Social Fathers in Fragile Families.
    December 2, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    Sharon Bzostek, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
  • The Remarkable Plasticity of Longevity.
    December 9, 2008 @ Noon - 300 Wallace Hall
    James Vaupel, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research