Upcoming Events


PSTC Colloquia

Intergenerational Life Course Income Trajectories and Mobility: A Gendered Pattern of Association

Xi Song, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

This talk will will apply an alternative, group-based trajectory approach to characterize social status development over individuals' working lives.


Workshops and Professionalization

IRB Basics

Learn about the IRB process and when a review is needed.

PSTC Colloquia

The Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project

Katie R Genadek, Economist at the US Census Bureau and Faculty Research Associate at the University of Colorado, Boulder

This talk will describe the results of a pilot digitization project on the 1990 census.

Working Group in Anthropology and Population (WGAP)

The Racialized Who Racialize Others: Chinese Baristas and their Racial Projects in Postcolonial Italy

Ting (Grazia) Deng, PSTC Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University

This talk will explore the mechanism of Chinese migrant entrepreneurs’ racial perceptions and consciousness in these particular social spaces.

PSTC Colloquia

Chronic Childhood Undernutrition in Kenya: Examining Determinants from a Multilevel and Spatial Perspective

Kevin Mwenda, Assistant Professor of Population Studies, Brown University

PSTC Colloquia

Patterns of Change in Older Adults’ Social Connections: Results from a National Survey

Benjamin Cornwell, Associate Professor of Sociology, Cornell University

Cornwell's talk will focus on describing recent, nationally representative data on patterns of change in later-life social connectedness.

PSTC Colloquia

Neighborhood Homicides and Young Women's Risk of Pregnancy during the Transition to Adulthood

Abigail Weitzman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin

This talk will assess how and why neighborhood homicides affect young women’s risk of pregnancy during the transition to adulthood.


PSTC Colloquia

The Grandmother Blues: Postpartum Depression and the Grandmother-Mother-Baby Triad in Intergenerational Households in Luzhou, China

Katherine Mason, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Brown University

Mason will focus on her recent findings concerning the role that grandmothers can play in exacerbating symptoms of postpartum mental illness in intergenerational households in China, and will also address related issues in American households.

PSTC Colloquia

Migration, Urbanization, and Health: Insights from South Africa

Michael White, Professor of Sociology, Brown University

In this talk, White will discuss health and socioeconomic outcomes associated with migration and urbanization in South Africa.

PSTC Colloquia

Converging epidemics: HIV and obesity in pregnancy among South African women

Angie Bengtson, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Brown University

Bengtson will discuss her work on the intersection of HIV, obesity, and perinatal health and discuss preliminary findings from a pilot study among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected women in South Africa.


PSTC Colloquia

The Long-Run Effects of California's 2004 Paid Family Leave Act on Women's Careers: Evidence from US Tax Records

Martha Bailey, Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

This paper uses IRS tax data to evaluate the short- and long-term effects of California’s 2004 Paid Family Leave Act (PFLA) on women’s careers.

PSTC Colloquia

Takes Two: Couples-focused HIV prevention program for transwomen and their partners

Don Operario, Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Brown University

This presentation will review the epidemiology and context contributing to HIV transmission among transgender women (transwomen), and will describe pilot findings as well as the study design for a randomized controlled trial to test a couples-focused HIV prevention program for transwomen and their partners.

PSTC Colloquia

PAA Preview

PSTC Trainees

Several PSTC predoctoral trainees will preview the talks they will present at the upcoming 2020 Population Association of America meeting in Washington, DC.

Working Group in Anthropology and Population (WGAP)

Edge Effects: Cultivating Race and Place in a Segregated City

Kathryn A. Mariner, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Visual and Cultural Studies, University of Rochester

Mariner will report on ongoing fieldwork in a context of stark race and class inequality.

PSTC Colloquia

PAA Poster Session

PSTC faculty associates and trainees will present posters from the PAA meeting.

PSTC faculty associates and trainees will present posters from the annual Population Association of America 2020 meeting in Washington, DC.