Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)
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.
Tukufu Zuberi, Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
Zuberi will present a demographic history of racial stratification for the past 500 years.
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)
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.
Laura López-Sanders, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Brown University
López-Sanders will address brokerage and its effects on healthcare access for unauthorized Latino immigrants.
Alison Field, Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University
Field will address challenges in obesity studies and the importance of identifying subgroups.
Daniel Björkegren, Assistant Professor of Economics, Brown University
Björkegren will address how societies generate and spread valuable information.
John Casterline, Professor of Sociology, Ohio State University
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.
Several PSTC predoctoral trainees will present overviews of their research to be presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.
Featuring research posters that were presented by PSTC affiliates at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.