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Spring 2024 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

Following the pandemic, seminars have been either online or 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 this semester 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 people who are not able to climb stairs. If accommodations are needed, please send request to meeting organizer (mprc-support@umd.edu) at least 72 hours prior, if possible, to the event to allow time to discuss and implement alternatives.
  • 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.
  • Ideas for seminars or speakers can be sent to   

Susan Parker, School of Public Policy

Jan 29, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 1101 Morrill Hall,

Are Enrollment Gains From Conditional Cash Transfers Sustained After Program Rollback? Evidence From Mexico

Susan Parker, School of Public Policy - Read More…

Michael Light, University of Wisconsin - Madison

Feb 05, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Does Immigration Enforcement Exacerbate Racial/Ethnic Inequality Under the Law?

Michael Light, University of Wisconsin - Madison - Read More…

Michelle Poulin, UC Berkeley

Feb 12, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Seeds of Unity: Examining the Link Between Joint Land Titles and Women's Status in Western Uganda

Michelle Poulin, UC Berkeley - Read More…

Lauren Gaydosh, University of Texas - Austin

Feb 19, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Early Life Course Exposure to Family Instability and Adult Health

Lauren Gaydosh, University of Texas - Austin - Read More…

CANCLELLED - Duncan Thomas, Duke University

Feb 26, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Now Cancelled,

The long-term effects of exposure to a large-scale disaster on health and well-being

CANCLELLED - Duncan Thomas, Duke University - Read More…

Michael Clemens, George Mason University

Mar 04, 2024 from 11:15 AM to 12:15 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Policy of Crisis: The Effect of Lawful Migration Channels on Unlawful Migration at the US Southwest Border, 2011–2023

Michael Clemens, George Mason University - Read More…

Emma Aguila Vega, USC

Mar 11, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Who Returns to Mexico? A Human Capital Selection Approach to Rural and Urban Mexican Undocumented Immigrant Return versus Aging in the United States

Emma Aguila Vega, USC - Read More…

Spring Break - No Seminar

Mar 18, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM None,

No Seminar - Spring Break

Spring Break - No Seminar - Read More…

TBD -Seminar open at this time

Mar 25, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM TBD,

TBD

TBD -Seminar open at this time - Read More…

Elizabeth Fussell, Brown University

Apr 01, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Migration-driven population recover in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Elizabeth Fussell, Brown University - Read More…

TBD -Seminar open at this time

Apr 08, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM TBD,

TBD

TBD -Seminar open at this time - Read More…

PAA Practice Oral Presentations _Graduate Student Co-Authors

Apr 15, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

PAA Practice Oral Presentations_Graduate Student Co-Authors

PAA Practice Oral Presentations _Graduate Student Co-Authors - Read More…

Muna Adem, Department of Sociology UMD

Apr 29, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Generational Dissonance or Cultural Persistence? European Immigration and the Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Beliefs

Muna Adem, Department of Sociology UMD - Read More…

Sarah K. Cowan, NYU

May 06, 2024 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM 1101 Morrill Hall - in-person,

Estimating the Effect of a Universal Cash Transfer on Birth Outcomes

Sarah K. Cowan, NYU - Read More…