Inequality and Life Course Workshop - Spring 2017

Thursdays, 12:00p-1:20p

210 Prospect Street, Room 203

The workshop focuses on theoretical and methodological issues in the areas of the life course (education, training, labor markets, aging as well as family demography), social inequality (class structures, stratification, and social mobility) and related topics. The core of the workshop is devoted to the discussion of ongoing research by faculty and graduate students. The workshop will also include lectures and hands-on practical training in select topics in quantitative research methodology.

Workshop Schedule and Speakers

January 26    L’Heureux Lewis-McCoy (City University of New York)
Suburban Belonging and School Boundaries

February 2    Carla Shedd (Columbia University)
When Protection Becomes Punishment: Institutional Betrayal and America’s Carceral Continuum

February 9    Paul Bauer (Yale)
Conceptualizing and Measuring Polarization

February 16   Robert Hummer (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Mortality among Low Risk Women in the United States

February 23   Rene Almeling (Yale)
Guynecology: Men, Medical Knowledge, and Reproduction

March 2       Sarah Cowan (New York University)
Intergroup Contact and Competing Allegiances in a Complex World

March 9       Jessi Streib (Duke University)
Privilege Lost: Downward Mobility in an Age of Affluence

March 16      Spring Break

March 23      Spring Break

March 30      Tina Law (Yale)

April 6       Nathalie Williams, (University of Washington)
Social Exclusion and Migration: A Case Study of Caste in Nepal

April 13      Elizabeth Bruch (University of Michigan)
The Structure of Online Dating Markets

April 20      Margaret Traeger (Yale)
Isolation and Child Survival: A Case Study of Honduras

Papers are only available to participants of this workshop. If you are not a participant and you would like to request a paper, please contact the speaker directly.