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CSDE Autumn 2021 Lighting Talks and Poster Session December 3rd, 2021
CSDE Seminar Series
When: 12/10/2021 12:30-1:30 PM PT
Where: Virtual on Zoom

Join us this Friday for CSDE’s Autumn 2021 Lightning Talks and Poster Session. Six graduate students from the Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, Geography, Health Metrics Sciences, Statistics, and Sociology are eager to present their research discuss their work with you during poster presentations. The session will take place on Zoom. You are sure to learn something new from the these very interesting presentations, which will cover a wide range of key topics in population science.

Harris, Trainee Kennedy, and Co-Author Publish Study on Unequal Impacts of Monetary Sanctions December 3rd, 2021

Kate O’Neill, CSDE Trainee Ian Kennedy, and CSDE Affiliate Alexes Harris recently published a new article in Sociology of Race and Ethnicity. The paper explores neighborhood-level associations between and across monetary sanctions (“legal financial obligations” or LFOs), poverty, and racial and ethnic demographics. The authors find that LFOs are more burdensome in high-poverty communities and communities of color, and also that LFOs exacerbate multiple dimensions of inequality.

New Study on Segregation Exposure and Residential Mobility by CSDE Trainee Alums Gabriel, Leibbrand, Hess, and Affiliate Crowder December 3rd, 2021
CSDE in the News

CSDE Trainee Alums Ryan Gabriel, Christine Leibbrand, Chris Hess, and CSDE Affiliate and Executive Committee Member Kyle Crowder recently published a new article in Spatial Demography. The authors expand on the segregation literature by exploring the effects exposure to segregation in adolescence on mobility across neighborhoods as adults. The paper findings provide insight into the mechanisms that perpetuate Black-White stratification.

New Article by Nurius and Co-Authors Available on ArXiv December 3rd, 2021
CSDE in the News

CSDE Affiliate Paula Nurius recently released new research in collaboration with a number of co-authors, “Examining Needs and Opportunities for Supporting Students Who Experience Discrimination.” The authors identify experiences that exacerbate the effects of discrimination, patterns of effective coping, and offer an approach to intervention design in response to their findings.

Rothschild, Guthrie, John-Stewart, Drake and Co-Authors Release Research on Contraceptive Methods in Kenya December 3rd, 2021
CSDE in the News

CSDE Trainee Claire Rothschild, along with CSDE Affiliates Allison Drake, Brandon Guthrie, Grace John-Stewart and several additional co-authors recently published an article evaluating the role of side effects in Kenyan women’s decisions to switch or discontinue contraceptive methods. The authors find that some specific side effects more than others were linked to contraceptive discontinuation, suggesting that providing anticipatory counseling around contraceptive side effects and the development of new products that minimize these specific side effects would support contraceptive use among this population.

Call for CSDE Proposals: Population Research Planning Grants December 3rd, 2021

Postdoctoral Fellow December 3rd, 2021
Where: Institute for Systems Biology

Senior Data Manager December 3rd, 2021
Where: Sage Bionetworks

Postdoctoral Scholar in Applied Health Data Science December 3rd, 2021
Where: University of California Davis

Data Science Institute Postdoctoral Scholars Program December 3rd, 2021
Where: University of Chicago Data Science Institute