October 22, 2019

CSDE Seminar Series

Childbearing Worldviews and Contraceptive Behavior among Young U.S. Women

     When:  Friday, Oct 25, 2019 (12:30 - 1:30PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall

Emily A. Marshall, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Health, Franklin and Marshall College Sociology Department

Contraceptive behavior among young women in the United States illustrates an often puzzling relationship between attitudes and behavior. This study argues that considering sets of attitudes relevant to childbearing in relation to each other can explain apparent contradictions between attitudes and contraceptive behavior. We classify young women into groups based on shared childbearing worldviews—patterns of attitudes about domains related to childbearing—and test whether these groups predict contraceptive behavior.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Three CSDE Trainees (Current and Alumni) Published in Latest Issue of Demography
The premier journal in the population sciences includes 3 articles by former or current graduate students from the CSDE Training Program. Congratulations to all! (read more)

CSDE Affiliate Will Receive Gerontological Society of America Carroll L. Estes Rising Star Award

Many congratulations to CSDE Affiliate Clara Berridge for being the recipient of the Carroll L. Estes Social Research, Policy, and Practice (SRPP) Rising Star Award, a prestigious award that acknowledges outstanding early career contributions in social research, policy, and practice. This is first time a researcher from the field of social work has received this award.

Clara will officially receive this award at the Gerontological Society of America’s (GSA) — the country’s largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging — annual meeting next month.

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Population Health Initiative and CSDE Collaborate on Successful Applied Research Project with Seattle-King County Public Health

An interdisciplinary team of five graduate students and undergraduates collaborated over the summer to conduct research that would help assess programming impacts on birth outcomes disparities in Seattle and King County.  The team just delivered its report, Assessing Disparities in Birth Outcomes: An Evaluation of Seattle & King County’s First Steps Program in which the research fellows aimed to contribute towards King County’s work and answer key questions about who is participating in the existing program and what are the current program’s impact on birth outcomes across diverse population groups.

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Aging Across UW Coffee Hour

Do you do research on some aspect of aging? Whether you’re a biologist examining the lifespan of the C. elegans worm or a social scientist focused on older (human) adults, Aging Across UW invites you to talk all things aging over coffee on November 18th from 10am-12pm in Raitt 223.

Aging Across UW is a CSDE-affiliated group committed to bringing together students, staff, and faculty interested in aging from across disciplines — from the humanities to the sciences.

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CSDE Affiliate’s New CSDE Working Group is Meeting Next Week

CSDE Affiliate and Assistant Professor at the UW School of Social Work Jane Lee is starting the “Early Career Women Faculty of Color Working Group”.

This working group aims to support early career women faculty of color by enabling connections, sharing resources for career navigation, and promoting collaborations for research and scholarship. The group seeks to build community and foster a mutual and energizing space to discuss unique issues related to academia for women of color who are early in their careers.

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CSDE Affiliate Jane Lee

Help CSDE by Citing Us in Your Publications

Are you preparing a journal publication which resulted, in some part, from CSDE’s support? Please acknowledge us in your publication! Your citations are included in reports to the institution and sponsors like NIH. By citing CSDE you help us continue providing support to your research. More information on including a CSDE Citation in PubMed can be found at our publication acknowledgements page.

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