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Fall 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 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 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.

Becky Pettit, University of Texas at Austin

Sep 12, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 1101 Morrill Hall - currently planned,

Racial Polarization in Attitudes Towards the Criminal Legal System

Becky Pettit, University of Texas at Austin - Read More…

Mieke Beth Thomeer, University of Alabama at Birmingham

Sep 19, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 1101 Morrill Hall ,

Gender, Family, and Mental Health during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Mieke Beth Thomeer, University of Alabama at Birmingham - Read More…

Thu T. Nguyen, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMD SPH

Sep 26, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Examining the impact of racial bias and discrimination on birth outcomes using mixed methods

Thu T. Nguyen, Epidemiology and Biostatistics, UMD SPH - Read More…

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Minnesota

Oct 03, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM Online via Zoom,

Racial Disparities in the 1918 Flu Pandemic in US Cities: What We Know and Why it Matters Today

Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, University of Minnesota - Read More…

Marcos Rangel, Duke University

Oct 11, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM TBD,

Mama Knows (and Does) Best: Maternal Schooling Opportunities and Child Development in Indonesia

Marcos Rangel, Duke University - Read More…

Christina Cross, Harvard University

Oct 17, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 1101 Morrill Hall,

Blood Lies: Why The Two-Parent Family Is No Cure-All For Racial Inequality

Christina Cross, Harvard University - Read More…

Pilar Gonalons-Pons, University of Pennsylvania

Oct 24, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 1101 Morrill Hall ,

The Care Work System. Changes and Continuities in the Provision of Care

Pilar Gonalons-Pons, University of Pennsylvania - Read More…

Abigail Weitzman, University of Texas at Austin

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

Neighborhood Homicides and Young Women’s Reproductive Lives during the Transition to Adulthood

Abigail Weitzman, University of Texas at Austin - Read More…

William Dow, University of California at Berkeley

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

Female Sex Workers in the Time of COVID: Longitudinal Evidence from Tanzania

William Dow, University of California at Berkeley - Read More…

Break in Seminar Series - no seminar this week

Nov 21, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM No seminar this week,

One week break - no seminar this week

Break in Seminar Series - no seminar this week - Read More…

Lenna Nepomnyaschy, Rutgers, The State University of NJ

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

Parental Debt and Children’s Economic Precarity

Lenna Nepomnyaschy, Rutgers, The State University of NJ - Read More…

Claudia Geist, The University of Utah

Dec 05, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM In Person - 1101 Morrill Hall - currently planned,

TBD

Claudia Geist, The University of Utah - Read More…