Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Academic Year


Date Title Speaker(s)
03/31/2017 Discerning Risk: How Cardiometabolic Macro-trends Make Well-being Invisible in Samoa

Jessica Hardin, Anthropology, Pacific University

04/07/2017 Trends in Voting in South Africa from 2003-2014

Barbara A. Anderson, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan

04/14/2017 The Amish in the 21st Century

Elizabeth Cooksey, Department of Sociology, Ohio State University

05/05/2017 Population Dynamics, Poverty, and Policy

Robert Plotnick, Scott Allard, and Marieka Klawitter, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, UW

Jennifer Romich, School of Social Work, UW

05/12/2017 Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure

Robert Moffitt, Department of Economics, Johns Hopkins University

04/21/2017 PAA Practice Session

Christine Leibbrand, Stastistics, UW

Lee Fiorio, Geography, UW

Jessica Godwin, Statistics, UW

05/19/2017 Bacon Versus Brocoli: A Nuanced Look at the Contradictory Research on the Health Effects of Omniverious Versus Plant-Based Diets

Hilary Bethancourt, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington

05/26/2017 From Payday Loans to Pawn Shops: Predatory Lending, the Unbanked, and Poor Health

Anjum Hajat, Department of Epidemiology, University of Washington

06/02/2017 End of Year Reception

CSDE Community

01/06/2017 From High School to College: Gender Immigrant Generation, and Race-Ethnicity

Charles Hirschman, Department of Sociology, University of Washington

Mark Long, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington

01/13/2017 Falling Behind: The Black-White Wealth Gap in Life Course Perspective

Alexandra (Sasha) Killewald, Department of Sociology, Harvard University

01/20/2017 Coupling Minimum Wage Hikes with Public Investments to Make Work Pay and Reduce Poverty

Heather Hill, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Washington

01/27/2017 Research Funding and Subsequent Outcomes of Underrepresented Doctoral Students in STEM Fields

Benjamin Cerf, NWFSRDC, US Census

02/03/2017 Do Recent Declines in U.S. Life Expectancy Signal Bad News for Healthy Life Expectancy?

Mark Hayward, Department of Sociology, University of Texas

02/10/2017 What Can Biological Data Contribute to Population Research?

Dan Eisenberg, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington

Lisa Jones-Engel, Department of Anthropology, University of Washington

Callie Burt, Department of Sociology, University of Washington

02/17/2017 Lifespan and Healthspan: Past, Present, Promise

Eileen Crimmins, Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

02/21/2017 Income Inequality and Health

Ichiro Kawachi, School of Public Health, Harvard University

03/03/2017 When Sex and Gender Collide: The TransYouth Project

Kristina Olson, Department of Psychology, University of Washington

03/10/2017 Demography Student Poster Session & Lightning Talks

Tiffany Pan, Anthropology

Jagori Saha, Economics

Lee Fiorio, Geography

Jessica Godwin, Statistics

Charles Lanfear, Sociology

10/07/2016 Welcome Reception
10/14/2016 Healthy, wealthy, and wise? Exploring optimism bias in parent predictions about a child's future health and socioeconomic expectations.

Davene Wright, Department of Pediatrics, UW

10/21/2016 "They expect more from you" - Working-Class Transitions to Adulthood

Amy Bailey, Department of Sociology, University of Illinois at Chicago

10/28/2016 Race, Class, and Affirmative Action

Sigal Alon, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, Tel Aviv University

11/04/2016 Rooted or Stuck? The Causes and Consequences of American Mobility Decline

Brad Foster, Department of Sociology, University of Washington

11/18/2016 How Does Big Data Contribute to Improved Demographic Knowledge?

Patrick Gerland, Chief of Mortality Section, Population Division, United Nations

Thomas LeGrand, Department of Demography, University of Montreal

Adrian Raftery, Department of Sociology & Department of Statistics, University of Washington

Emilio Zagheni, Department of Sociology & eSciences Institute, University of Washington

12/02/2016 Demography Student Poster Session & Lightning Talks
09/29/2017 Opening Reception

CSDE Community

10/06/2017 Symposium in Honor of Stewart Tolnay

Pete Guest, Steve Ruggles, Robert Adelman, Katherine Curtis, David Jacobs, Amy Bailey, and Ryan Gabriel

10/13/2017 Neither Here nor There? How the New Geography of Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship Disadvantages African Americans

Mahesh Somashekhar, Department of Sociology, UW

10/20/2017 Moving to Despair? Migration and Well-Being in Pakistan

Valerie Mueller, School of Politics and Global Studies, Arizona State University

10/27/2017 Unequal Mortality at Older Ages: Early Results from a New, Big Data Set

Josh Goldstein, Department of Demography, UC Berkeley

11/03/2017 Childhood Neighborhood Disadvantage and Adult Social and Economic Well-Being: Evidence from Sibling and Cousin Fixed Effects Ssing the NLSY

Steven Alvarado, Department of Sociology, Cornell University

11/17/2017 Fertility Decline in Africa: Are the Determinants Different?

John Casterline, Department of Sociology, Ohio State University

12/01/2017 Demography Student Poster Session & Lightning Talks

Erin Carll, Sociology
Youngjun Choi, Social Work
Lee Fiorio, Geography
Connor Gilroy, Sociology
Chris Hess, Sociology
Yuan Hsiao, Sociology
Yicheng Li, Statistics
Neal Marquez, Sociology

12/08/2017 Health Care as a Right of Citizenship: The Continuing Evolution of Reform

Gunnar Almgren, School of Social Work, UW
Paul Burstein, Department of Sociology, UW

01/12/2018 From Housing Research to Housing Policy

Gregg Colburn and Rebecca J. Walter, College of Built Environments, UW

Rachel Fyall, Evans School, UW

Anaid Yerena, Urban Studies, UW-Tacoma

Moderated by Lynne Manzo, Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture, UW

05/18/2018 Chronic Diseases of Aging in an Evolutionary Context

Ben Trumble, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Center for Evolution and Medicine, at Arizona State University

02/09/2018 Risk markers for intent-specific firearm injury in arrest and medical records: A Seattle case-control study

Brianna Mills, Research Scientist, Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center

01/19/2018 The Challenge of Household Air Pollution in Sub-Saharan Africa: Pathways to Scaling-up Clean(er) Cooking

Pamela Jagger, Department of Public Policy, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

03/30/2018 Not Quite a Pill Mill: Effects of PDMPs on Over-prescribing Providers

Jevay Grooms, Department of Pharmacy, University of Washington

05/04/2018 Probabilistic Method for Combining Internal Migration Data

Guy Abel, Asian Demographic Research Institute and the Vienna Institute of Demography

An Earl and Edna Stice Memorial Lecture

02/02/2018 The Uptick in Income Segregation: Real Trend or Random Sampling Variation?

Andrew Foster, Department of Economics, Brown University

05/25/2018 The Effect of Air Pollution on Migration: Evidence from China

Paulina Oliva, Department of Economics, UC Irvine

02/23/2018 Population causal inference: old wine in a new bottle?

Gary Chan, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Health Services, UW

01/05/2018 Northwest Federal Statistical Research Data Center Panel

Ben Cerf, Administrator, NWFSRDC

Mark Ellis, Geography, UW & Director, NWFSRDC

Christine Leibbrand, Sociology, UW

01/26/2018 Researching Housing and Homelessness Dynamics Using Administrative Data

Chriss Hess, Erin Carll, and Kyle Crowder, Sociology, UW

Ariel Rokem, Bryna Hazelton, and Tim Thomas, eScience Institute, UW

02/16/2018 Expanding Participation in Municipal Campaigns: Evaluating the Impact of Seattle's Democracy Voucher Program

Brian McCabe, Associate Professor of Sociology, Georgetown University

03/02/2018 Climate Change Panel

Leigh Anderson, Professor and Associate Dean for Innovation, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, UW

Kyle Armour, Assistant Professor, School of Oceanography and Department of Atmospheric Sciences, UW

Ben Fitzhugh, Professor of Anthropology and Director of Quaternary Research Center, UW

Nathalie Williams, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology and Jackson School of International Studies, UW

Organized by: Ann Bostrom, Professor, Evans School of Public Policy & Governance, UW

03/09/2018 CSDE Lightning Talks & Poster Session

Francisca Gomez Baeza, Sociology
Roy Burstein, Global Health
Iffat Chowdhury, Economics
Nikki Eller, Health Services
Peiran Liu, Statistics


05/11/2018 Population Health Panel

Anjum Hajat, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology, UW

Jessica Jones-Smith, Associate Professor, Nutrition, Health Services, Epidemiology, UW

Jennifer Otten, Assistant Professor, Nutrition, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, Health Services, UW

James Buszkiewicz, doctoral student, Epidemiology, UW

Organized by: David Grembowski


04/06/2018 EITC Expansion, Earnings Growth, and Inequality: Evidence from Washington DC

Bradley Hardy, Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University

04/13/2018 Panel on Youth Violence

Callie Burt, Department of Sociology, UW

Ali Rowhani-Rahbar, Department of Epidemiology, UW

Richard Catalano, Jr, School of Social Work, UW

organized by: Ann Bostrom

04/20/2018 PAA Trainee Presentations

Rebecca Rebbe, Social Work, UW

Lee Fiorio, Geography, UW

Connor Gilroy, Sociology, UW

06/01/2018 End of Year Reception

CSDE Community

10/05/2018 Opening Reception

CSDE Community

10/19/2018 Social Gradients in Gene Regulation in Nonhuman Primates

Jenny Tung, Department of Biology, Duke University

10/26/2018 Bayesian Propagation of Record Linkage Uncertainty into Population Size Estimation with Application to Human Rights Violations

Mauricio Sadinle, Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, UW

11/02/2018 UW Symposium on Family Planning, Contraception and Abortion

8:00 AM-2:30 PM PT
Walker-Ames Room in Kane Hall

Registration only

11/09/2018 Marking the 100th anniversary of the 1918 "Spanish" flu pandemic: Selective mortality and the impact on other diseases

Andrew Noymer, Department of Population Health & Disease Prevention, University of California, Irvine

11/16/2018 Symposium and Reception Honoring Professor Charles Hirschman - Looking Back to Find the Future: Reflections from Social Science for a Changing World
Featured speakers include:
Patrick Heuveline (UCLA), Maria-Giovanna Merli (Duke University), Alejandro Portes (Princeton University & University of Miami), Kenneth Prewitt (Columbia University), Marta Tienda (Princeton University)
11/30/2018 Children of Migrants in 21st Century China: Trends, Family, and Geography

Kam Wing Chan, Department of Geography, UW

12/07/2018 CSDE Lightning Talks and Poster Session

Benjamin Jones and Nicole Chartier, Linguistics
Neal Marquez, Sociology
Charles C Lanfear, Sociology
Daphne Liu, Statistics
Adrien Allorant, Global Health

10/12/2018 Beyond the Nuclear Family: Children and Shared Living Arrangements

Natasha Pilkauskas, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

01/11/2019 Panel on Alcohol and Population Health

Emmanuela Gakidou, Professor, Health Metrics Sciences, Adjunct Professor, Global Health & Health Services, UW
Emily Williams, Associate Professor, Health Services, UW
Jennifer Velloza, PhD, Epidemiology, School of Public Health, UW
Jane M Simoni, Professor, Psychology, Adjunct Professor, Global Health & Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies

01/18/2019 The Melting-Pot Problem? The Persistence and Convergence of Premigration Socioeconomic Status in the Age of Mass Migration

Peter Catron, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, UW

01/25/2019 Panel on the Health Risks of Climate Change

Kristie Ebi, Professor, Global Health & Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, UW
Jeffrey Duchin, Professor, Medicine – Allergy and Infectious Diseases & Epidemiology, UW
Sam Sellers, Senior Fellow, CHanGE, Global Health, UW

02/01/2019 Understanding the Correlation between Alzheimer’s Disease Polygenic Risk, Wealth, and the Composition of Wealth Holdings

Dean Lillard, Professor, Department of Human Sciences, Ohio State University

02/08/2019 Intermittent Labor Force Participation: a Source of Bias?: An Experimental Approach Examining Mechanisms and Types of Discrimination

Kate Weisshaar, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

02/15/2019 Psychological Stress and Accelerated Reproductive Aging over the Life Course: Implications for Health and Disease in Women

Maria Bleil, Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Child Nursing, School of Nursing, UW

02/22/2019 What Lies Ahead: The Long-Term Impacts of Rising Disaster Costs on Social Inequality

James R Elliott, Professor, Department of Sociology, Rice University

03/01/2019 Leaning In to the ‘Third Shift’: Intensive Grandmothering and Family Inequality

Jennifer Utrata, Burkhardt Fellow, Visiting Affiliate at CSDE & Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Puget Sound

03/08/2019 Have U.S. States Contributed to the Growing Inequalities in Life Expectancy?

Jennifer Karas Montez, Professor, Sociology, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

03/15/2019 CSDE Lightning Talks and Poster Session

Erin Carll, Sociology
Xinguang Fan, Sociology
Lee Fiorio, Geography
Emily Pollock, Anthropology
Hilary Wething, Public Policy

04/05/2019 PAA Practice Presentations

Hilary Wething, Public Policy
Christine Leibbrand, Sociology
Ian Kennedy, Sociology
Lauren Wyszynski, IHME
Yuan Hsiao, Sociology and Statistics
Neal Marquez, Sociology

04/19/2019 UW Data Collaborative (UWDC) Launch Party

Matthew Hall, Science Core Director, CSDE

*Note: there is no seminar on 4/12 due to PAA. This event is on 4/19, at 3:00 PM in the Suzzallo Library

04/26/2019 Crime, Migration, and Community Change

Jenna Nobles, Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

05/03/2019 Pay Unto Caesar: Breaches of Justice in the Monetary Sanctions Regime

Mary Pattillo, Professor, Department of Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University

05/10/2019 Quantification of Biological Aging for Testing Interventions to Extend Healthy Lifespan

Daniel Belsky, Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University & Robert N Butler Columbia Aging Center

05/17/2019 The Effects of the Emeryville Fair Workweek Ordinance on the Daily Lives of Low-Wage Workers and their Families

Anna Gassman-Pines, Associate Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University

05/24/2019 Network Partitioning and Social Exclusion under Different Selection Regimes

Alan Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, UW

05/31/2019 The Effects of Social Mobility on Individuals: An Initial Sketch of a Positional Sociology

Fabian Pfeffer, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan & Research Assistant Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research

06/07/2019 CSDE End-of-Year Reception

CSDE Community

*Note: this event is in Denny Hall

10/04/2019 Autumn 2019 Opening Reception

CSDE Community

10/11/2019 The 50th Anniversary of Stonewall: Advancing Research on the Health and Well-being of LGBTQ Elders

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, Ph.D., Professor, UW Department of Sociology and UW Director of Healthy Generations

11/01/2019 [Cancelled] - Redistricting and the US Census

Peter A. Morrison, Ph.D., President, Morrison & Associates, Inc.

10/25/2019 Childbearing Worldviews and Contraceptive Behavior among Young U.S. Women

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

11/08/2019 Panel: Social Demography of Homelessness

Natasha Rivers, Sustainability & Measurement Program Manager, BECU
Gregg Colburn, Assistant Professor, UW College of Built Environments
Seema Clifasefi, Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and Co-Director, Harm Reduction Research & Treatment Center

11/15/2019 Point of Reference: A Multidimensional Understanding of Migration, Fertility, and Reproductive Health

Julia Behrman, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University

11/22/2019 Author Meets Critics: Places in Need: The Changing Geography of Poverty

Scott W. Allard, Professor, Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

12/06/2019 CSDE Fall 2019 Biannual Lightning Talks and Poster Session

Kathy Jung, PhD Student, Economics
Nicole Kovski, PhD Student, Public Policy
Hannah Lee, PhD Student, Sociology
Claire Rothschild, PhD Candidate, Epidemiology
Esteban Valencia, MPH Student, Epidemiology and Public Health
Hunter York, MPH Student, Global Health

10/18/2019 Disaster Maps and a Survey Comparison of Displaced Populations in the Cyclone Fani Region 6 Months after Landfall

Zack Almquist, Research Scientist, Demography and Survey Sciences Group, Facebook

02/28/2020 Trends in U.S. Mortality 1990-2017

Irma Elo, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania

01/10/2020 Fathers' Multiple-Partner Fertility and Children’s Educational Outcomes

Robert Pollak, Department of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis

02/21/2020 Elder Orphans in the Community: A Mixed-Methods Analysis of Data from the Adult Changes in Thought (ACT) Study

Janelle S. Taylor, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto

02/14/2020 Panel: Social Demography of Homelessness

Rachel Fyall, UW Evans School of Public Policy and Governance
Horacio de Iglesia, UW Department of Biology
Andria Lazaga, Seattle Housing Authority

03/13/2020 CSDE Winter 2020 Trainees' Lightning Talks and Poster Session (Now Virtual via Zoom)

Emily Pollock (Session Organizer), Anthropology
William Atienza, Sociology
Jessica Godwin, Statistics
Beatrix Haddock, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, Applied Math
Ian Kennedy, Sociology
Neal Marquez, Sociology
Yohan Min, College of Built Environments
Nathan Welch, Statistics

03/06/2020 CANCELLED: Life Expectancy and Health Expectancy in the 21st Century: The Inconceivable, the Unthinkable, and the Unknowable

Eileen Crimmins, School of Gerontology, University of Southern California

01/17/2020 An Earth-Scientist's View of Human Population Dynamics

Stephen Warren, UW Department of Atmospheric Sciences and UW Department of Earth & Space Sciences

01/24/2020 An Evaluation of the Gender Wage Gap using Linked Census and Administrative Records

Thomas B. (Brad) Foster, U.S. Census Bureau’s Center for Economic Studies

01/31/2020 The Health of Undocumented Latinx Immigrants: What We Know and Future Directions for Research

India Ornelas, Department of Health Services, UW School of Public Health

02/07/2020 Intergenerational Educational Mobility among Mexican Americans Across the 20th Century

Jennifer Van Hook, Department of Sociology, Pennsylvania State University

04/10/2020 Creating Moves to Opportunity: Experimental Evidence on Barriers to Neighborhood Choice

Stefanie DeLuca, Johns Hopkins University

Register for Zoom Seminar HERE

04/24/2020 You Won't Believe How Much You Need This: Accounting for ZIP Code Boundary Changes, 1990 - 2015

Amy Bailey, UIC Department of Sociology

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05/01/2020 When the Ends Don’t Meet: The Economic Survival Strategies of African American Grandmothers Raising Their Grandchildren

LaShawnDa Pittman, UW American Ethnic Studies

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05/08/2020 Differential Privacy and the 2020 Decennial Census: Implications for Social Scientists

David Van Riper, Minnesota Population Center

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05/15/2020 COVID Data, COVID Models: Trailing Indicators, Leading Indicators, and the IHME Health Service Utilization Model

Abraham Flaxman, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
Ali Mokdad, Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

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05/22/2020 Is War Hard on the Heart? Gender, Wartime Stress and Late Life Cardiovascular Conditions in a Population of Vietnamese Older Adults

Kim Korinek, University of Utah Department of Sociology and Asian Studies Program

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04/17/2020 Coronavirus Panel

Ann Bostrom, UW Evans School of Public Policy & Governance
Nicole Errett, UW Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences
Steve Goodreau, UW Anthropology
Martina Morris, UW Sociology

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06/05/2020 CSDE Closing Reception

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04/03/2020 Deep Fake in Geography? When Geospatial Data Encounter Artificial Intelligence

Bo Zhao, UW Department of Geography

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05/29/2020 The Residua of Health Programs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Rachel Robinson, American University School of International Service

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10/02/2020 Autumn 2020 Opening Reception

CSDE Community

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10/09/2020 Deprivation and Mortality in the United States, 1999-2018

Magali Barbieri, Associate Director of Human Mortality Database at UC Berkeley

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11/06/2020 Returning to a New Mexican Labor Market? Regional Variation in the Economic Incorporation of Return Migrants from the U.S. to Mexico

Claudia Masferrer, Associate Professor at El Colegio de México; Adjunct Professor at McGill University

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11/13/2020 Gender, Race, and Intersectionality in Campaign Finance

Jake Grumbach, UW Department of Political Science

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10/30/2020 Racism as a Social Determinant of Equity

Wendy Barrington, UW Department of Child, Family, and Population Health Nursing

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12/04/2020 COVID-19 & Child Wellbeing: A Multi-disciplinary Conversation about the Pandemic's Effects on Children

Emiko A. Tajima, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work and Executive Director of Partners for our Children

Liliana J. Lengua, Psychology Professor and Director of the University of Washington Center for Child and Family Well-being

Anisa M. Ibrahim, Clinical Assistant Professor of UW Pediatrics and Harborview Pediatric Clinic Medical Director

12/11/2020 CSDE Autumn 2020 Lightning Talk & Poster Session
10/23/2020 Heterogeneity in Migrant Health Selection: The Role of Immigrant Visas

Brittany Morey, Assistant Professor of Public Health at University of California, Irvine

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11/20/2020 Panel: Displacement in Historically Black Neighborhoods (Co-Sponsored by Urban@UW)

Donald King, UW Department of Architecture

Rachel Berney, UW Department of Urban Design & Planning

Lynne Manzo, UW Department of Landscape Architecture

Kristin McCowan, UW School of Social Work

Inye Wokoma, Ijo Arts Media Group

Anaid Yerena, UW School of Urban Studies

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10/16/2020 Policy Analytics and Population Health

Chris Adolph, UW Department of Political Science; UW Center for Statistics and the Social Sciences
Beatrice Magistro, UW Department of Political Science
Ali Mokdad, UW Department of Health Metrics Sciences

Nicole Errett, UW Department of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences

Scott Miles, UW College of Engineering

Youngjun Choe, UW College of Engineering



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The Future of Aging Symposium: 11/10/20-11/19/20 (Co-Sponsored by UW Retirement Association and UW Alumni Association)

Eileen Crimmins, AARP Chair in Gerontology and specialist in the demography of older populations, University of Southern California.

Karen Fredriksen Goldsen, Professor and Director of Healthy Generations, UW School of Social Work

Sara Curran, Director, UW Center for Studies in Demography & Ecology

Eric Larson, Senior Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute

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