February 28, 2017

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Research Discovery Seminar: Kristina Olson

     When:  Friday, Mar 3, 2017 (12:30 - 1:30 PM PT)
     Where:  University of Washington, Communications 120

When Sex and Gender Collide: The TransYouth Project

Announced on our day of birth or even months before, sex (and gender) begin to serve as a central social category, defining our lives in a plethora of ways. While the study of how we come to understand our own gender and the influence gender has on our lives has been central to the study of human psychology for decades, nearly all research to date has focused on people who experience “typical” gender identity (gender identity that aligns with one’s sex).

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Chris Cambron and Katarina Guttmannova Publish Evaluation of US Cannabis Law

Chris Cambron, CSDE Trainee and UW student in Social Work, and Katarina Guttmannova, CSDE Affiliate and UW Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, have published research on contexts in cannabis law throughout the US. The work examines the relationship between policy change and cannabis use, paying particular attention to Washington state because of its early adoption. Using this data, the two then attempt to estimate the impact of future cannabis policies. You can read the full study below.

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Hilary Wething and Heather Hill Highlighted for Work on Minimum-Wage Study

Hilary Wething, CSDE Trainee and PhD student in the UW Evans School, and Heather Hill, CSDE Affiliate and UW Associate Professor of Public Policy, were recently profiled by the UW as part of a campaign to spotlight significant policy work. The multimedia showcase discusses the contributions Wething and Hill made to UW’s minimum-wage study, a research endeavor focused on identifying the impact of Seattle’s latest minimum-wage increase. You can watch Wething’s work unfold below in the full story.

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