Presentations

2014: “Household Vulnerability and Population Mobility in Southwestern Ethiopia,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Boston MA, (David P. Lindstrom and Heather F. Randell).
2014: “The Early Determinants of Age at First Sex and First Marriage: Evidence from the Jimma Longitudinal Family Survey of Youth,” Annual Meeting of the Ethiopian Public Health Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (David P. Lindstrom and Ida Sahlu).
2013: “The Early Antecedents of Sexual and Reproductive Health Knowledge in Late Adolescence and Early Adulthood: Evidence from a Longitudinal Survey in Ethiopia,” International Conference on Family Planning, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (David Lindstrom, Tefera Belachew and Abebe Gebremariam).
2013: “The Early Antecedents of Sexual Health Knowledge in Late Adolescence and Early Adulthood: Evidence from a Longitudinal Survey in Ethiopia,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans (David Lindstrom, Tefera Belachew and Abebe Gebremariam.
2012: “Youth Misperceptions of Sexual Behavior and Pressure to Have First Sex in Southwest Ethiopia,” Poster presentation at Brown Medical School, (Bianca Stifani, David Lindstrom, Abigail Harrison).

2012: “Contraceptive Knowledge and Use Among Young Women in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia,” Conference on Population, Reproductive Health and Economic Development, University of Gondar, Ethiopia, (David Lindstrom, Tefera Belachew, Abebe Gebremariam).

2012: “The Role of Migration and Income Diversification in Protecting Households from Food Insecurity in Southwest Ethiopia,” Conference on Population, Reproductive Health and Economic Development, University of Gondar, Ethiopia, (David Lindstrom, Tefera Belachew, Abebe Gebremariam).

2012: “Innovations in Survey Research - the Nonverbal Response Card: Evidence from Ethiopia,” Center for Social and Demographic Analysis, University at Albany – SUNY, (David Lindstrom).

2012: “The Role of Migration and Income Diversification in Protecting Households from Food Insecurity in Southwest Ethiopia,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, San Francisco, CA, (David P. Lindstrom, Craig Hadley, Tefera Belachew, Abebe Gebremariam).

2011: Presentation of JLFSY findings to representatives from Zonal Health Department, Jimma City Health Bureau, Jimma Municipality, and District Health Offices in the study areas, (Tefera Belachew).

2011: “Making an Impact with Population Research: An Example from Ethiopia,” International Research, Office of the Vice President for Research, Brown University, (David Lindstrom).

2011: “Findings from on-going Jimma Longitudinal Adolescent Reproductive Health Study,” Packard Foundation Grantees Meeting, Addis Ababa, (David Lindstrom).

2011: “The Nonverbal Response Card Method for Soliciting Responses to Sensitive Questions,” Joint Statistical Meetings, Miami, Florida, (David Lindstrom).

2011: “Lifting the Curtain on the Conditions of Sexual Initiation among Female and Male Youth in Ethiopia,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, D.C., (David Lindstrom).

2011: “The Nonverbal Response Card Method for Soliciting Responses to Sensitive Questions,” The Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Johns Hopkins University, (David Lindstrom).

2011: “Girls Suffer from Illness More than Boys in Food Insecure Situation in the Southwest Ethiopia,” Second Annual Congress of the Belgian Nutrition Society, Brussels, (Tefera Belachew).

2011: “New Types of Data Collection in the Field: The Nonverbal Response Card Method,” 9th Annual WBCA Conference, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, (David Lindstrom).

2011: “Food Insecurity and Well-being: Exploring the Nutritional and Non-nutritional Impacts of Insecure Access to Food,” Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association, (Craig Hadley).

2011: “Food Insecurity, School Absenteeism, and Educational Attainment of Adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia,” Annual Research Conference, Jimma University, (Tefera Belachew).

2011: “Food Insecurity and Wellbeing in a Time of Crisis,” Morrison Institute for Population and Resource Studies, Stanford University, (Craig Hadley).

2010: “Research Partnerships between Brown University and Jimma, Haramaya, and Addis Ababa Universities,” Building Sustainable U.S.-Ethiopian University Partnerships, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, (David Lindstrom).

2010: “Effect of Food Insecurity on Time to Menarche Using Clustered Survival Data,” Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Public Health Association, Mekele, Ethiopia, (Tefera Belachew).

2010: “Food Insecurity, Health and Wellbeing and the Global Food Crisis,” Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan, (Craig Hadley).

2010: “Not Just Luck: Characteristics and Attitudes Related to Employment in Different Sectors in Rural Ethiopia,” Annual Meeting of the Populations Association of America, Dallas, Texas, (Lisbeth Loft, Carrie Spearin, and Dennis Hogan).

2010: “Food Insecurity and Morbidity among Adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia: Is there a Gender Difference?” National Research Conference, Jimma University, (Tefera Belachew).

2009: National Conference on Reproductive Health: Key Findings from Jimma Longitudinal Family Survey of Youth and Demographic Surveillance Centers of Jimma, Haramaya and Gondar Universities, Jimma University.

Food Insecurity and Morbidity among Adolescents in Southwest Ethiopia: Is there a Gender Difference?”  (Tefera Belachew).
“What Do Adolescents Know about Child Feeding Practices,” (Craig Hadley).
“Women’s Preferences for Obstetric Care in Rural Ethiopia: A Population-based Discrete Choice Experiment in a Region with Low Rates of Facility Delivery,” (Fasil Tessema).
“Integrating Research and Training,” (David Lindstrom).
“Linking University-based Research to Stakeholders,” (Tefera Belachew).
“Support for the Continuation of Female Genital Mutilation among Adolescents in Jimma Zone, Southwest Ethiopia,” (Abebe Gebremariam).
“Adolescents’ Knowledge on Reproductive Health and Related Life Skills in Kersa Demographic Surveillance and Health Research Center Field Site,” (Gudina Egeta, Haramaya University).
“Two-year Fertility Pattern in Kersa Demographic Surveillance and Health Research Center Field Site,” (Tesfaye Gobena,Haramaya University).
“Two-year Mortality Pattern in Kersa Demographic Surveillance and Health Research Center Field Site,” (Nega Baraki, Haramaya University).

2009: “Innovations in Survey Research - the Nonverbal Response Card: Evidence from Ethiopia,” Population Studies Center, University of Pennsylvania, (David Lindstrom).

2009: “Linking Food Security, Mental Health, and Children’s Growth and Development in Ethiopia,” Department of Psychology, Emory University, (Craig Hadley).

2009: “Youth, Food Insecurity, and the Rising Price of Food,” Rollins School of Public Health, Global Health Seminar, Emory University, (Craig Hadley).

2009: “The Role of Family, Community, and Health Status in the Educational Aspirations of Ethiopian Youth,” XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Morocco, (Optat H. Tengia, David P. Lindstrom, Dennis Hogan, and Craig Hadley).

2009: “Adolescents’ and Young Adults Transition into Premarital Romantic Relationships, Sexual Activity, and Marriage in the Gilgel Gibe Region of Ethiopia,” XXVI IUSSP International Population Conference, Morocco, (Inku Subedi and David Lindstrom).

2009: “The Jimma Longitudinal Family Survey of Youth: Key Findings,” Packard Grantees Meeting, Jimma, Ethiopia, (Tefera Belachew).

2009: “Incapable to Aspire: A Conceptualization of Ethiopian Youths' Well-Being Using the Capability Approach and Its Consequences on Life Course Plans,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of American, Detroit, MI, (Optat Tengia).

2009: “The Forgotten Population? Youth, Food Insecurity, and the Rising Cost of Food,” American Physical Anthropology Association Meetings, Chicago, IL, (Craig Hadley).

2009: “The Forgotten Population? Youth, Food Insecurity, and the Rising Cost of Food,” Society for Applied Anthropology, Santa Fe, NM, (Craig Hadley).

2009: “The Forgotten Population? Youth, Food Insecurity, and the Rising Cost of Food,” University of Georgia, Department of Anthropology, (Craig Hadley).

2008: “Food Insecurity, Health and Wellbeing and the Global Food Crisis,” The Ohio State University, (Craig Hadley).

2008: “Exploring the Causes and Consequences of Food Insecurity from an Anthropological Perspective,” Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne University, (Craig Hadley).

2008: “Food and Water Insecurity are Associated with Common Mental Disorders among Men and Women in Ethiopia,” Society for Applied Anthropology, Memphis, TN, (Craig Hadley).

2008: “The Role of Family, Community, and Health Status in the Educational Aspirations of Ethiopian Youth,” Poster, Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, LA, (Optat H. Tengia, David P. Lindstrom, Dennis Hogan, and Craig Hadley).

2008: “Analyzing the Effectiveness of a Non-verbal Response Card: Evidence from Ethiopia,” Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New Orleans, LA, (David P. Lindstrom).

2008: “Educational Outcomes and Transitions into Work among Ethiopian Youth, Adolescent Regimes in the Developing World: A Comparative Perspective,” Research Group Conference, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University, (David P. Lindstrom).

2008: “Food Insecurity and its Causes and Consequences in Jimma Zone, Ethiopia,” Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, (Craig Hadley).

2008: “Innovations in Survey Research - the Nonverbal Response Card: Evidence from Ethiopia,” Colloquia Series, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, (David P. Lindstrom).

2007: “The Effect of Health Status and Perception of Debilitating Health Conditions during the Life Course on the Educational Aspirations of Ethiopian Youth,” The Fifth African Population Conference, Arusha, Tanzania, (Optat H. Tengia, David P. Lindstrom, Dennis Hogan, and Craig Hadley).

2007: “Food Insecurity, Mental Health, and Children’s Development,” Hubert Department of Global Health Seminar Series, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, (Craig Hadley).

2007: “Ethiopian Adolescents’ Infant and Child Feeding Expectations: Implications for Reproductive Health Programs,” Presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Tampa, Florida, (Craig Hadley).

2007: “Gender Bias in the Food Insecurity Experience of Ethiopian Adolescents,” Presented at Annual Meeting of the Society for Applied Anthropology, Tampa, Florida, (Craig Hadley).

2007: “Traditional Gender Values and Adolescent Fertility Expectations in Ethiopia,” Presented at Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, New York, (David P. Lindstrom, Dennis P. Hogan, Craig Hadley, Assefa Hailemariam).

2007: “Pervasive Effects of Food Insecurity on Adolescent Life in the Jimma Zone of Ethiopia,” 5th Wits-Brown-Colorado Colloquim on Emerging Population Issues, Population Studies and Training Center, Brown University, (Dennis Hogan and David Lindstrom).

2006: “Youth Child Feeding Attitudes and Expectation: What do they Think and Why Does it Matter?” Department of Anthropology, Center for Population Dynamics, Arizona State (Craig Hadley).

2006: “Adolescents’ Child Feeding Expectations: What do they Know and Why it Matters,” Center for Social Epidemiology and Population Health, University of Michigan (Craig Hadley).

2006: “The Resilient Families of Ethiopia,” 4th Annual Rees Alumni Lecture, University of Iowa, Iowa City, (Dennis P. Hogan).

2006: “Preliminary Results from the Gilgel Gibe Social and Sexual Relationship History Survey: A New Method for Soliciting Responses to Sensitive Questions,” 4th Annual Wits-Brown- Colorado-APHRC Colloquium, African Population and Health Research Center Colloquium, Nairobi, Kenya, (David P. Lindstrom).

2006: “Tradition and Change: The Transition to Adulthood among Ethiopian Men and Women,” Demography Colloquium, Duke University, (David P. Lindstrom).

2005: “What do Ethiopian Adolescents Know about Child Feeding Practices, and Why does it Matter?” Paper accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, (Craig Hadley)

2005: “Tradition and Change: The Transition to Adulthood among Ethiopian Women,” Paper presented at Third Annual Brown University-University of Witwatersrand-University of Colorado-African Population and Health Research Center Conference on African Demography, Boulder, (David P. Lindstrom, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, and Dennis P. Hogan).

2005: “What do Ethiopian Adolescents Know about Child Feeding Practices, and Why does it Matter?” Paper presented at Third Annual Brown University-University of Witwatersrand-University of Colorado-African Population and Health Research Center Conference on African Demography, Boulder, (Craig Hadley).

2005: “Tradition and Change: The Transition to Adulthood among Ethiopian Women,” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Philadelphia, PA, (David P. Lindstrom, Gebre-Egziabher Kiros, and Dennis P. Hogan).

2004: “Household Food Security and Young Child Feeding Practices in Ethiopia: Evidence of a Link?” Paper presented at Stanford Institute for Research in the Social Sciences Workshop, Anthropological Perspectives on Ecology and Health, (Craig Hadley)

2003: “The Influence of Husband’s Attitudes on the Use of Prenatal Care in Ethiopia,” Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, (Belay Biratu and David P. Lindstrom).

2002: “Social Identity and Community Effects on Fertility Limitation in Southern Ethiopia,” Paper presented at the 40th Anniversary of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Demography and Ecology, (Dennis Hogan and Belay Biratu).

2002: “The Proximate Determinants of the Decline to Below Replacement Fertility in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Atlanta, GA, (Amson Sibanda, Zewdu Woubalem, Dennis P. Hogan, and David P. Lindstrom).

2001: “The Impact of Infant and Child Death on Subsequent Fertility in Ethiopia,” Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America, Washington, DC, (David P. Lindstrom and Gebre-Egziabher Kiros).