Meghan Zacher, PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University
Zacher will address the variation in educational disparities across the distribution of health.
Lisa Berkman,Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Berkman will discuss how workplace conditions, policies, and practices shape health outcomes and contribute to health inequities.
Grazia Deng, PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University
Deng will address the effects of Chinese immigrant entrepreneurs in the Italian coffee industry.
Mario Small, Professor of Sociology, Harvard
Small will examine how “big” data has furthered the understanding of neighborhood poverty in the context of race and class.
Misty Heggeness, Senior Advisor for Evaluations & Experiments at the US Census Bureau
Heggeness will examine citizenship question response patterns and the implications of a citizenship question on the 2020 Census.
David Rangel, Assistant Professor of Education, Brown University
This paper will examine the relative salience of social class on parenting practices and beliefs.
Jennifer Hirsch, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University
This presentation will focus on cultural and social dimensions of sexual consent practices among young people.
Kathleen Cagney, Professor of Sociology and Deputy Dean of the Social Sciences, University of Chicago
This presentation will address how social and spatial environments influence social contentedness and health for older adults.
Several PSTC predoctoral trainees will present their work-in-progress or completed research.