Upcoming Events


PSTC Colloquia

Unconditional Quantile Regression and Educational Disparities in Biomarkers of Health Risk

Meghan Zacher, PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University

Zacher will address the variation in educational disparities across the distribution of health.


PSTC Colloquia

Social Determinants of Health: The Role of Work and Family Conditions and Health of Low and Middle Wage Workers

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.  

PSTC Colloquia

Chinese Immigrant Entrepreneurship in Italy's Coffee Bars: Demographic Transformation and Historical Contingency

Grazia Deng, PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University

Deng will address the effects of Chinese immigrant entrepreneurs in the Italian coffee industry.

PSTC Colloquia

When Does Neighborhood Poverty Matter? Using Large-Scale Data to Understand Heterogeneity

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.

PSTC Colloquia

Predicting the Effect of Adding a Citizenship Question to the 2020 Census

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.

PSTC Colloquia

Social Class or Social Context? The Case of Mexican Immigrant Parenting in the United States

David Rangel, Assistant Professor of Education, Brown University

This paper will examine the relative salience of social class on parenting practices and beliefs.


PSTC Colloquia

Consent: Not as simple as a cup of tea

Jennifer Hirsch, Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, Columbia University

This presentation will focus on cultural and social dimensions of sexual consent practices among young people.

PSTC Colloquia

Activity Space, Social Interaction and Health in Later Life

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.

PSTC Colloquia

Flash Session

Several PSTC predoctoral trainees will present their work-in-progress or completed research.