Spring 2020

Wednesday, January 22: Giving A Good Research Talk
Michal Engelman, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, January 29: Preparing Scientific Posters
Renee Kremer, UW-Madison Population Health Sciences
Mike King, UW-Madison Sociology
Sandra Spirovska, UW-Madison Economics

Wednesday, February 5: Data Management *This seminar is cancelled.*
Jim Walker, UW-Madison Economics

Wednesday, February 12: “Concerned Demography:” Ethics in Population Research
Michal Engelman, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, February 19: Reproducibility
Jenna Nobles, UW-Madison Sociology

Wednesday, February 26: Postdocs: What are they for and how do you get them?
Katie Jajtner, Center for Demography of Health & Aging
Xing Sherry Zhang, Health Disparities Research Scholar
Amanda Bosky, Center for Financial Security
Ngoc Dao, Center for Financial Security, Retirement & Disability Research Center
Linnea Evans, Health Disparities Research Scholar
Wei Xu, Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Wednesday, March 4: A recent grad reflects on the Academic Job Market
Eric Vogelsang, Cal State San Bernardino

Wednesday, March 11: Bayesian Statistics
Scott Lynch, Duke University Sociology

Wednesday, March 18: Spring Break

**Due to COVID-19 pandemic seminars scheduled after spring break were all cancelled.

Wednesday, March 25: PAA Practice Talks I
Leah Foltman: The Persistent Influence of Redlining on Racial Disparities in Educational Attainment in Milwaukee, WI
Shiro Furuya: Detecting Genetic Heterogeneities in Response to Trauma: The case of 9/11
Emma Romell: Family Complexity and Fathers’ Parenting Quality
Hans Schwartz: Understanding Geographic Disparities in Mortality (flash presentation)
Grace Venechuk: Health at the Intersection of Work and Family for American Mothers (flash presentation)

Wednesday, April 1: PAA Practice Talks II
Won-tak Joo: Restructuring of Social Networks after the Onset of Health Problems
Ellie Hozhausen: The Validity of Self- and Proxy-Reported Health Measures in Children
Joanna Venator: Undue Burden Beyond Texas: An Analysis of Abortion Clinic Closures, Births, And Abortions in Wisconsin
Leah Foltman: Racial Disparities in Health: An Investigation in Wisconsin

Wednesday, April 8: PAA Practice Talks III
Leafia Ye: Forced-Choice Dilemma? Immigrant Youth’s School Achievement and Popularity
Alex Mikulas: Beyond Area Disadvantage: How Disadvantage Indexes Make – and Miss – the Mark for Predicting Sense of Community
Shiro Furuya: Loneliness and Isolation at Older Ages in Japan: A Life Table Approach
Nathan Seltzer, Cohort-Specific Experiences of Industrial Decline and Intergenerational Income Mobility

Wednesday, April 15: PAA Practice Talks IV
Ariane Ophir: Housemates and Housework: A New Context for the Gendered Division of Labor
Kelsey Wright: The Effects of Method-Related Sexual Effects on Contraceptive Method Satisfaction and Continuation
Ang Yu: The Impact of Parental Wealth on Children’s Nest-Leaving, Renting, and Home-Buying
Lindsay Cannon: The Role of Violent and Coercive Experiences in Sexual and Reproductive Health Outcomes among Women in Treatment for Opioid Use Disorder

Wednesday, April 22: No Seminar: PAA in Washington, DC

Wednesday, April 29: Varied Career Options for PhDs
Amelia Karraker, National Institute of Aging
Esteban J. Quiñones, Mathematica Policy Research