Health/Aging/Place Research Group

Faculty, Postdocs, & Scientists

Amanda Bosky

Credentials: Research Associate, Center for Financial Security

Joseph Clark

Credentials: CDHA T32 Postdoctoral Trainee

Katherine Curtis

Credentials: Professor, Community and Environmental Sociology

Ngoc Dao

Credentials: Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Financial Security

Michal Engelman

Credentials: Associate Professor, Sociology

Jason Fletcher

Credentials: Professor, Public Affairs and Sociology

Katie Jajtner

Credentials: Assistant Scientist

Malia Jones

Credentials: Associate Scientist, Community and Environmental Sociology

Natascha Merten

Credentials: Postdoctoral Researcher, Population Health Sciences

Jenna Nobles

Credentials: Professor, Sociology

Alberto Palloni

Credentials: Professor Emeritus, Sociology

Lauren Schmitz

Credentials: Assistant Professor, Public Affairs

Wei Xu

Credentials: Assistant Scientist

Students

Megan Agnew

Position title: Graduate Student, Population Health Sciences

Leah Foltman

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Shiro Furuya

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Julia Goodwin

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Won-tak Joo

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Hans Schwarz

Position title: Graduate Student, Economics

Eva Vasiljevic

Position title: Graduate Student, Population Health Sciences

Grace Venechuk

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Leafia Zi Ye

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Boyan Zheng

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Sarah Salas

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Michael Topping

Position title: Graduate Student, Sociology

Events Archive

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Fall 2020

September 11, 2020: “The Effect of In Utero Exposure to the 1918 Influenza Pandemic on Child Mortality in the United States,” Elaine Hernandez (Indiana University)

September 25, 2020: “Longevity and In Utero Exposure to the Pandemics in the 19th Century,” Won-tak Joo

October 2, 2020: “A Machine Learning Approach to Place and Mortality,” Wei Xu

October 23, 2020: “Widening Nativity Gaps in Income in Mid-to-Later Life,” Leafia Ye

November 6, 2020: “Drilling, Pollution, and Infant Health,” Hamid Noghanibehambari (Texas Tech University)

November 20, 2020: “Parenthood in Later Life and Risk of Cognitive Impairment,” Yan Zhang (Michigan State University)

December 4, 2020: “Living Arrangement and Chronic Loneliness at Older Age,” Shiro Furuya

December 11, 2020: “Do Urgent Care Centers Reduce Spending and Increase Access to Care?” Giacomo Meille (University of Michigan)

Summer 2020

July 8, 2020: CENSOC  discussion, Leah Foltman and Gracie Venechuk

July 22, 2020: “A Rising ‘0.5 Generation’? Age at Migration and Retirement Outcomes of the Foreign-born,” Leafia Ye

July 29, 2020: “The Impact of State Income Tax Breaks for the Elderly on Savings and Income Security,” Ngoc Dao

August 5, 2020: “Early-life Diet Associations with Late-life Cognition,” Eva Vasiljevic

August 12, 2020: “Mortality Variation/CenSoc 1918 Influenza Pandemic,” Michal Engelman and Jason Fletcher

August 19, 2020: “Multiplex Intergenerational Mobility: A Place-based Analysis,” Katie Jajtner with Jason Fletcher

Spring 2020

January 23, 2020: Katie Jajtner
January 30, 2020: Hans Schwarz
February 6, 2020: Wei Xu
February 27, 2020: Won-tak Joo
March 5, 2020: B. Piedad Urdinola
March 12, 2020: Ngoc Dao
April 16, 2020: Jessica Polos
April 30, 2020: Shiro Furuya
May 7, 2020: Nathan Seltzer