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Spring 2022 Seminar Series

MPRC leadership has arranged a stimulating series of visiting scholar presentations, workshops, and special events during the upcoming semester.
researchers at online seminar

During the pandemic most seminars have been online, with a few hybrid presentations when possible

Overflow parking is available for faculty and staff at the Mowatt Lane Garage (Lot U)

Please note :

  • MPRC public events for Spring 2022 will be a mix of in person and online via Zoom 
  • For in person events, all event attendees must follow current protocols for COVID-19
  • For Seminars and Workshop events that are held via teleconference, each event has a unique registration link; open individual seminar pages to get the link for that event.
  • At the present time, Morrill Hall is not accessible for handicapped individuals.
  • If faculty are interested in inviting an undergraduate class to the seminar, please send a request to  so that we can assess the feasibility of accommodating them.

Jennifer L. Van Hook, Penn State University, Sociology

Jan 31, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Intergenerational Educational Mobility Among Mexican Americans

Jennifer L. Van Hook, Penn State University, Sociology - Read More…

Aashish Gupta, Harvard University

Feb 07, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Household wealth and life expectancy in India: 1990-2016

Aashish Gupta, Harvard University - Read More…

Alfonso Miranda, CIDE

Feb 14, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Discriminating attitudes and prejudices in the Mexican labour market: Evidence from experimental vignettes

Alfonso Miranda, CIDE - Read More…

Jason Kerwin, University of Minnesota

Feb 22, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 2141K (Dean's Office Conference Room),

Appointments: A More Effective Commitment Device for Health Behaviors

Jason Kerwin, University of Minnesota - Read More…

Arun Hendi, Princeton University

Feb 28, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Where Does the Black-White Life Expectancy Gap Come From? The Deadly Effects of Residential Segregation

Arun Hendi, Princeton University - Read More…

Dave Kirk, Oxford University, Department of Sociology & Nuffield College

Mar 07, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

The Importance of Living Arrangements for Criminal Reconvictions: A Novel Test using Danish Population Register Data

Dave Kirk, Oxford University, Department of Sociology & Nuffield College - Read More…

Rosella Calvi, Rice University

Mar 15, 2022 12:00 PM Tydings 2141K - BSOS Dean's Office Conference Room,

‘Til Dowry Do Us Part: Bargaining and Violence in Indian Families

Rosella Calvi, Rice University - Read More…

Cynthia Feliciano, Washington University in St. Louis

Mar 28, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Contextual Inequalities and Socioeconomic Outcomes among Adult Children of U.S. Immigrants

Cynthia Feliciano, Washington University in St. Louis - Read More…

PAA Practice Oral Presentations - Online Only

Apr 04, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

With Lindsay Mallick; Saleha Waqar; and Constanza Hurtado-Acuna

PAA Practice Oral Presentations - Online Only - Read More…

Atheendar S. Venkataramani, University of Pennsylvania

Apr 11, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Maternal Mortality and Women's Political Power

Atheendar S. Venkataramani, University of Pennsylvania - Read More…

Leigh Senderowicz, University of Wisconsin

Apr 18, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

The effect of a postpartum IUD intervention on counseling quality and contraceptive method choice in Tanzania: Results from a cluster-randomized trial

Leigh Senderowicz, University of Wisconsin - Read More…

Deadric Williams, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Apr 25, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online,

Racism, Racialized Space, and Income Heterogeneity among Black Families with Children

Deadric Williams, University of Tennessee, Knoxville - Read More…

CANCELLED: Chinyere Osuji, Visiting Scholar African American Studies Department

May 02, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Moving to Love: Migration and Intersectional Approaches to Explaining Interracial Marriage in Brazil

CANCELLED: Chinyere Osuji, Visiting Scholar African American Studies Department - Read More…