Spring 2013

Friday, January 25
U.S. Health in International Perspective: Shorter Lives, Poorer Health
This paper is in chapter 2 of this report.
Alberto Palloni, UW Sociology
James A. Yonker, UW Sociology

Friday, February 1
Phenotype Selection and Evolution in Contemporary SocietiesJenna Nobles, UW Sociology

Friday, February 8
Mortality and Fertility: Dynamic Programming I
James Walker, UW Economics

Friday, February 15
Reviewing and Responding to Reviewers
Thomas DeLeire, La Follette School of Public Affairs and Co-Editor, Journal of Human
Resources; Associate Editor, Health Economics
John Delamater, UW Sociology and Editor (’97-’08), Journal of Sex Research

Tuesday, February 19
Genome-wide Data and Demographic Inquiry: Tales of Enthusiasm, Caution, and
(This is a joint seminar with CDE. It starts at 12:30 P.M.)
Jason Boardman, University of Colorado Boulder Sociology

Friday, March 1
Dynamic Programming II
James Walker, UW Economics

Friday, March 8
Grant Writing: Resources and Strategy
(joint with IRP GRF. This seminar will be held in Room 3470 William H. Sewell Social
Science Building.)
Katherine Magnuson, UW School of Social Work
Marcia Carlson, UW Sociology

Friday, March 15
Data Visualization & Presentation
(joint with La Follette School)
Jonathan Schwabish, Health, Retirement, and Long-Term Analysis Division,
Congressional Budget Office

Friday, March 22
Professional Conference Interaction: Presentation, Networking, and the Elevato Speech
(This seminar starts at 9 AM.)
Christopher McKelvey, UW Economics
Katherine Curtis, UW Sociology

Friday, March 29
Spring Recess, No Seminar

Friday, April 5
Practice PAA talks
CDHA students, UW Sociology

Friday, April 12
Population Association of America Meetings in New Orleans, Louisiana
Here is a link to PAA program http://paa2013.princeton.edu

Friday, April 19
Translating Research, Interacting with Media Outlets
Terry Devitt, University Communications

Friday, April 26
Applying for and Navigating Post-Doctoral Research Positions
Jason Houle, Robert Wood Johnson Fellow at UW-Madison
Jenny Higgins, UW Women’s Studies

Friday, May 3
Acceptance Journeys: A Social Marketing Campaign to Reduce HIV/AIDS among MSM
of Color in Milwaukee, WI
Shawnika Hull, UW School of Journalism and Mass Communications and Population

Friday, May 10
Evolution of the Human Lifespan: Past, Present, and Future
Caleb Finch, University of Southern California Davis School of Gerontology