Inequalities and the Life Course Workshop - Spring 2017

Thursdays, 12:00p-1:20p

210 Prospect Street, Room 203

 
The workshop focuses on theoretical and methodological issues in the areas of the life course (education, training, labor markets, aging as well as family demography), social inequality (class structures, stratification, and social mobility) and related topics. The core of the workshop is devoted to the discussion of ongoing research by faculty and graduate students. The workshop will also include lectures and hands-on practical training in select topics in quantitative research methodology.

Workshop Schedule and Speakers


January 26    L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy (City University of New York)
Suburban Belonging and School Boundaries


February 2    Carla Shedd (Columbia University)
When Protection Becomes Punishment: Institutional Betrayal and America’s Carceral Continuum


February 9    Paul Bauer (European University Institute)
Conceptualizing and Measuring Polarization


February 16   Robert Hummer (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality among Low Risk Women in the United States


February 23   Rene Almeling (Yale)
Guynecology: Men, Medical Knowledge, and Reproduction


March 2       Sarah Cowan (New York University)
Intergroup Contact and Competing Allegiances in a Complex World


March 9       Jessi Streib (Duke University)
Privilege Lost: Downward Mobility in an Age of Affluence


March 16      Spring Break


March 23      Spring Break


March 30      Tina Law (Yale)
Neighborhood Collective Efficacy in the New “Sharing” City


April 6       Nathalie Williams, (University of Washington)
Social Exclusion and Migration: A Case Study of Caste in Nepal


April 13      Elizabeth Bruch (University of Michigan)
The Structure of Online Dating Markets


April 20      Margaret Traeger (Yale)
Isolation and Child Survival: A Case Study of Honduras


Papers are only available to participants of this workshop. If you are not a participant and you would like to request a paper, please contact the speaker directly.