Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

August 14, 2019

Environmental Justice Fund

The Seattle Office of Sustainability and Environment Environmental Justice Fund is a grant opportunity for community-led projects that improve environmental conditions, respond to impacts of climate change and get us closer to achieving environmental justice. Created in 2017, the Fund is overseen by the Environmental Justice Committee, people with deep community roots working closely with communities on environmental justice issues.

Environmental hazards and climate change affect everyone, but communities of color,

Post-Doctoral Research Fellows, Life Trajectories of Immigrants and their Descendants in Europe

The University of St Andrews is seeking to appoint three Post-Doctoral Research Fellows to work on a project on Understanding Life Trajectories of Immigrants and Their Descendants in Europe and Projecting Future Trends (MigrantLife) funded by the European Research Council (ERC). The five-year project is led by Prof. Hill Kulu and it will investigate how employment, housing and family trajectories evolve and interact in the lives of immigrants and their descendants in the UK,

Student Researcher, Study on Discrimination and Unfair Treatment Among Undergraduate Students

A research project in the School of Computer Science & Engineering is looking to hire a student for project management and data management of a study on discrimination and unfair treatment experienced by undergraduate students, using multiple types of data.

TOPIC & DATA FORMS: The study focuses on discrimination and other stressors and forms of unfair treatment experienced by undergraduate students, with particular focus on those in engineering and computer science. Both self-administered survey data (electronically collected baseline and EMA),

Call for Articles: Growing Up in Rural America: How Place Shapes Education, Health, Family and Economic Outcomes (New York, 3/27/2020)

Edited by

Shelley Clark
Department of Sociology
McGill University

Sam Harper
Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics & Occupational Health
McGill University

Bruce Weber
Department of Applied Economics
Oregon State University

It is well established that childhood conditions have profound and lasting influence on children’s wellbeing. Yet, much of what we know comes from studies of urban children or national databases, which are dominated by urban samples.

Call for Papers: Transitions to Post-Secondary Education and the World of Work

Future Review: International Journal of College and Career Success is calling for articles related to transitions to post-secondary education and to the world of work. I am inviting colleagues to submit their work to our second issue which we plan to publish this Fall 2019.

You can visit the journal website ( to read the full aim and scope of the publication. However, I can share briefly that the purpose of this journal is to disseminate knowledge and novel ideas related to post-secondary transitions.

Call for Papers: Violence, Politics, and the Determinants of Migration (Lisbon, 7/25-7/29/2020)

This panel is being convened by former CSDE Fellow Michelle O’Brien and is chaired by CSDE Affiliate Nathalie Williams!

Call for Papers: Violence, Politics, and the Determinants of Migration (Lisbon, 7/25-7/29/2020)

Aug 14, 2019

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     Where: IPSA World Congress 2020

This panel is being convened by former CSDE Fellow Michelle O’Brien and is chaired by CSDE Affiliate Nathalie Williams! …

Call for Papers: Violence,

Mini-conference: 21st Century Asian Migration & Incorporation (Salt Lake City, 5/14-5/14/2020)

On May 14 and 15, 2020, The University of Utah’s Asia Center and Department of Sociology will sponsor a mini-conference in Salt Lake City, Utah, for social scientists researching migration and immigrant incorporation in Asia and overseas Asian populations. Through this conference we seek to advance knowledge in the field by bringing together communities of scholars, such as Demographers, Sociologist members of ASA’s Asia and Asian America Section and the Section on International Migration, as well as international scholars in the Asian Population Association and other professional communities.

Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology (Knowxville, 11/16-11/17/2019)

The National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) will host the 11th annual Undergraduate Research Conference at the Interface of Mathematics and Biology on Nov. 16-17, 2019, at the University of Tennessee Conference Center in Knoxville, TN.

The conference provides opportunities for undergraduates to present their research at the interface of biology and mathematics. Student talks and posters will be featured as well as a plenary speaker, a panel on career opportunities,

August 13, 2019

Christine Leibbrand Joins CSDE Scientific Staff and Sociology Department as Acting Assistant Professor

CSDE is thrilled to announce that Dr. Christine Leibbrand will be joining CSDE’s Scientific Staff as a newly minted PhD and Acting Assistant Professor of Sociology. Dr. Leibbrand will be a part-time member of CSDE’s Scientific Staff, providing statistical demography consultations, helping to organize our regularly offered, scientific and technical workshops, and collaborating, when possible, on CSDE affiliate research grants. Dr. Leibbrand’s office will be in 218 Raitt Hall.

Dr. Leibbrand is an outstanding early career scientist with expertise in a number of social science and population science domains.

Do You Know Where the CSDE Logo Comes From?

CSDE logo

The CSDE logo, designed by Marvin Oliver, features a male and female salmon. The pairing signifies fertility, migration, and mortality—three core subjects of demography. CSDE recently heard from Pete Guest, formed CSDE Director, about the origins of our intricate logo, here’s what we learned:

“In the mid-1990s, I was the interim director of the Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology at the University of Washington. I was inspired to find a young Native American artist,

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