Upcoming Events


Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

GIS Institute Presentations

Participants in the GIS Institute will present their projects as the culmination of the intensive two-week GIS Institute that focuses on visualization, management, and analysis of geographic data.

Special Events

Demographic Racial Transitions

Tukufu Zuberi, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

Zuberi will present a demographic history of racial stratification for the past 500 years.


PSTC Colloquia

Unstable and Unpredictable Work Schedules: Effects on Wellbeing and What to Do About It

Daniel Schneider, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UC Berkeley

Schneider will address the negative association that unpredictable schedules have on worker wellbeing.

Working Group in Anthropology and Population (WGAP)

From Little Leaguers to Lowriders: The Space of Inclusive Blackness at a Black Town Rodeo Parade

Karla Slocum, Associate Professor of Anthropology, UNC

Slocum will discuss the annual festival in the black town of Boley, Oklahoma, which serves as a space of black self-sufficiency, social progress, and economic vibrancy during the Jim Crow era.

PSTC Colloquia

Navigating Health Care: Brokerage and Access for Unauthorized Latino Immigrants under the 2010 Affordable Care Act

Laura López-Sanders, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Brown University

López-Sanders will address brokerage and its effects on healthcare access for unauthorized Latino immigrants.

PSTC Colloquia

One size does not fit all: The need to identify and understand the subgroups of people with obesity

Alison Field, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University

Field will address challenges in obesity studies and the importance of identifying subgroups.


PSTC Colloquia

The Value and Spread of Information: Evidence from the Network of Mobile Phones in Rwanda

Daniel Björkegren, Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University

Björkegren will address how societies generate and spread valuable information.

PSTC Colloquia

Childbearing as Choice

John Casterline, Professor of Sociology, Ohio State University

PSTC Colloquia

Public Investments, Private Investments, and Class Gaps in Child Development

Margot Jackson, Associate Professor of Sociology, Brown University

Jackson will address the growing socioeconomic divides in children’s well-being and class gaps in parental investments.


PSTC Colloquia

PAA Preview

Several PSTC predoctoral trainees will present overviews of their research to be presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.

PSTC Colloquia

PAA Poster Session

Featuring research posters that were presented by PSTC affiliates at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.