CERSI Workshop - Spring 2019

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.

Spring 2019 Workshop Schedule and Speakers


January 17    Welcome Back Session

January 24    Eric Feltham, Yale University

January 31    Margaret Traeger, Yale University
Vulnerable Robots Positively Shape Human Conversational Dynamics in  Human-Robot Team

February 7    Navin Kumar, Yale University
Determinants of Altruism in Paying-it-Forward: Evidnce from a Public Health Experiment in a Marginalized Community

February  14    Office of Public Affairs on Media Relations

February 21    Hana Shepherd, Rutgers University
Cultural Change in Groups: Groups Structure & the Formation of Consensus in Norm Perception

February 28    Demar Lewis, Yale University
Till Death Do Us Part: Remembering the Social Structure of Lynching in the United States

March 7    Till Hilmar, Yale University
The Temporal Logic of Deservingness: A Cultural Approach to Inequality Beliefs in Two Post-Socialist Societies

March 14    Spring Break

March 21    Spring Break 

April 4    Practice talks PAA

April 11    Peter Aronow, Yale University
Foundations of Design-based Inference Under Interference

April 18    Dan Wang, Columbia University
On the Strength of Categorical Boundaries: A Study of Diversification by Social Movement Organizations

April 25    Hirokazu Shirado, Yale University
Autonomous-Agent Intervention in Networked Human Cooperation

May 2    Carly Knight, New York University