Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

August 17, 2018

Hilary Wething to Study the Effects of Seattle’s Sick Leave Ordinance

CSDE Fellow Hilary Wething, a doctoral student at the Evans School, received a grant from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to examine how Seattle’s new required sick leave law is impacting worker pay and productivity. Wething’s goal is “to learn whether Seattle workers have experienced any changes in their employment or take-home pay” because of the ordinance

Hilary Wething to Study the Effects of Seattle’s Sick Leave Ordinance

Aug 17, 2018
CSDE Research

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Sara Curran Elected Vice President of PAA

We’re thrilled to share that CSDE Director Sara Curran has been elected Vice President of the PAA. Her appointment will begin on January 1, 2019.

You can learn more about the newly elected PAA leadership below.

Sara Curran Elected Vice President of PAA

Aug 17, 2018
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We’re thrilled to share that CSDE Director Sara Curran has been elected Vice President of the PAA.


Brianna Mills Examines Behavioral Indicators of Shooting Risk

CSDE Fellow Brianna Mills, Research Scientist at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, examines how certain behaviors contribute to the risk of getting shot – by crime, by police, or by self-harm. Her research, which was supported by CSDE’s Shaahan Fellowship, was recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Mills compared two groups: deaths or injuries due to gun violence and deaths or injuries from vehicle accidents, which served as the control.


Brianna Mills Examines Behavioral Indicators of Shooting Risk

CSDE Fellow Brianna Mills, Research Scientist at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, examines how certain behaviors contribute to the risk of getting shot – by crime, by police, or by self-harm. Her research, which was supported by CSDE’s Shaahan Fellowship, was recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Mills compared two groups: deaths or injuries due to gun violence and deaths or injuries from vehicle accidents, which served as the control.


August 16, 2018

Call for Proposals: Family Planning, Fertility and Urban Development

The International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) is pleased to announce a call for policy-relevant research proposals from early career researchers to:

 

  • contribute to the evidence base needed to better meet the family planning (FP) and related reproductive health (RH) needs of the most vulnerable in urban areas of countries of sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, and

 

  • increase the attention paid to FP,

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Quantitative Human-Environment Science

The Environmental Studies Program at the University of Colorado Boulder announces an opening for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in quantitative human-environment science. Applicants must have a PhD in ecology, geography, sociology, economics, or a related discipline in the human sciences at the time of appointment. The postdoc will join an interdisciplinary research group focused on interactions between humans and their environments, including human adaptation to environmental and climate change. Ongoing projects are based in Africa,


Sociocultural Anthropologist of Japan

The Department of Anthropology at Yale University anticipates making a tenure-track appointment in Sociocultural Anthropology, at the Assistant Professor rank, beginning on July 1, 2019.

This search seeks to hire a sociocultural anthropologist with research and teaching interests that complement current departmental strengths, and with an exceptionally promising record of research focused on Japan. Duties will include teaching and advising at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and service contributions to Yale University’s Ph.D.


Chair of the Department of Policy Analysis

Cornell University’s Department of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM) in the College of Human Ecology (CHE) invites applications for a dynamic, visionary leader to serve as Chair. The Department consists of 29 tenure track faculty spanning multiple disciplines with strong depth in economics, sociology, and demography. The Department offers a wide range of programs at all degree levels, and the Chair position presents an opportunity for a scholar to play a key role in supporting and elevating the social sciences and public policy in CHE and Cornell University more broadly.


8th African Population Conference (11/18-11/22)

Theme: “Harnessing Africa’s Population Dynamics for Sustainable Development: 25 Years after Cairo and Beyond” In 1994, 179 governments adopted the Programme of Action of the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD), which underscores the integral and mutually reinforcing linkages between population and development. The ICPD programme was reinforced by other global agreements including the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) that were adopted during the Millennium Summit in 2000.

Overall, Africa has made considerable progress towards achieving various development goals since the adoption of the MDGs.


Senior Lecturer, Sociology

Massey University is New Zealand’s defining university. Sociology is a key social science programme within the School of People, Environment and Planning, which has a presence on the Manawatu and Albany campuses.

The appointee will possess a relevant doctorate and will have relevant research and teaching expertise in Sociology. In particular, the appointee will have expertise in general sociological theory and the sociology of colonisation/decolonisation.

The appointee will primarily develop and teach undergraduate students.


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