Events

Upcoming Events

Mar

Workshops and Professionalization

Research Poster Best Practices

Patrick Rashleigh, Data Visualization Coordinator at the Center for Digital Scholarship

This poster design session will focus on the best practices for creating research posters, followed by a Q&A.

Apr

Special Events

The Privileged Poor

Anthony Jack, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University

Jack will address the issue of diversity and inclusion, with a focus on the varied experiences of poor students in elite colleges. 

Workshops and Professionalization

Immigrant Graduate Students and Professional Degree Holders

Kevin Escudero, Assistant Professor of American Studies and Ethnic Studies, Brown University

The Interdisciplinary Migration Working Group is a monthly gathering for faculty and students whose work examines issues of international and internal migration.

PSTC Colloquia

PAA Preview

PSTC predoctoral trainees Yifan Shen, Chantel Pheiffer, and Sagar Wadhwa will discuss their research that will be presented at the annual meeting of the Population Association of America.

Working Group in Anthropology and Population (WGAP)

Stroke and In/capacities: Personal Implications for Recovery When State Goals and Local Contexts Don't Match

Narelle Warren, Senior Lecturer in Anthropology and Sociology, Monash University, Melbourne

Warren will discuss the disconnect between Malaysia’s aspiration to become a high-income country and the experiences of individuals in rural areas who experience stroke but receive little or no stroke recovery care.

Conference

Population Association of America Annual Meeting

Austin, Texas

More than 30 PSTC affiliates will present their research in paper and poster sessions at PAA.

PSTC Colloquia

PAA Poster Session

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

Special Events

Migration Flows at the Mexican Borders: New Variations inside Old Patterns

Marie-Laure Coubès, Professor of Population Studies, El Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Tijuana

Coubès focuses her research on employment and mobility in Mexico, particularly on the Mexico-U.S. border.

PSTC Colloquia

Using Big Data to Measure Educational Opportunity and Inequality

Sean F. Reardon, Professor of Education, Stanford University

Reardon will discuss the 350 million tests taken by public school students from 2009-2016 and the patterns and correlates of academic performance and racial/ethnic and socioeconomic achievement gaps.

Special Events

New Scenarios of Mexican and Central American Migration

Jorge G. Durand, Professor, University of Guadalajara and Center for Economic Research and Training

Durand is co-founder of the Mexican Migration Project and has spent thirty years studying the migratory phenomenon between Mexico and the United States.

May

Workshops and Professionalization

Communication and Cross-Border Ties in Central American Migration to the U.S.

Lynnette Arnold, Postdoctoral Fellow in Anthropology, Brown University

The Interdisciplinary Migration Working Group is a monthly gathering for faculty and students whose work examines issues of international and internal migration.

Special Events

Advanced Research Institute on International Migration (ARIIM): Central America and the South of Mexico

Silvia Giorguli, David Lindstrom, Jéssica Nájera, Luciana Gandini

This 5-day research institute will focus on the topic of migration in North and Central America.

Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

S4 GIS Institute

Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

This two-week course will focus on visualization, management, and analysis of geographic data. Participants will refine and/or develop research questions with Brown University faculty.