MINNESOTA DEMOGRAPHY AND AGING SEMINAR
These seminars are designed for researchers studying issues at the intersections of topics related to the life course and demography. Seminars are held during both the fall and spring semesters. All seminars are hybrid with in person speakers and audience as well as a Zoom option for attending remotely. The University of Minnesota community and friends of the Life Course Center are welcome to attend.
The Zoom link for all seminars is: https://umn.zoom.us/j/94355541888
Fall 2022 Seminar Series Speakers
Jennifer Karas Montez, Sociology, Syracuse University
US State Policy Polarization and Death among Working-age Adults | Watch the Recording
Roland Thorpe, Jr., Gerontology, Johns Hopkins University
Black Men’s Health Across the Life Course | Watch the Recording
Molly Martin, Sociology and Demography, Penn State University
The Causal Effect of Income Gains on Children's Academic Achievement: Evidence from a Natural Experiment | Watch the Recording
Audrey Dorélien, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
Racial/Ethnic Differences in US Social Contact Patterns and Implications for COVID-19
Kevin Cahill, Economics of Aging, Boston College ECONorthwest
To What Extent Do Older Americans Combine Retirement Pathways in the United States?
Shekinah Fashaw-Walters, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota
Inequitable Access and Outcomes: The Case for Medicare Home Health
Whitney Robinson, Epidemiology, Duke University
Selected Methodological Takes on Race, Racism, and Health Inequity
Janna Johnson, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota
The Heterogeneous Impacts of Climate-Related Extreme Events on Population Change: Evidence from U.S.-County Hurricane Exposure
Life Course Center Pilot Project Presentations
Janette Dill, Measuring the supply and turnover of direct care workers in long-term services and supports (LTSS) in the care of adults with AD/ADRD
Wei Duan-Porter, Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Risk for Cognitive Decline and Dementia among Veterans with PTSD
Hannah Neprash, Primary Care Exam Length and Potentially Inappropriate Prescribing among Older Adults
Colleen Peterson, Comparing the Utility of Subjective and Objective Measures of Older Adult Health and Physical Functioning to Predict Long-Term Driving Difficulty and Driving Cessation
Tom VanHeuvelen & Jane VanHeuvelen, Intergenerational Health Socialization in Rural America
Elizabeth Wrigley-Field, Sociology, University of Minnesota
COVID-19 Mortality in Minnesota: What Do We Know and How is it Changing?
Stephen Russell, Child Development, University of Texas
Don’t Say Gay: Research, Politics, and LGBTQ+ Youth
Marti DeLiema, School of Social Work, University of Minnesota
Older Adult Victims of Mass Marketing Scams: An Analysis of Longitudinal Data Seized from Scammers' Customer Relationship Management Systems
Ruby Nguyen, Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota
Kathryn Grace, Geography, University of Minnesota
Climate Change and Fertility
Spring 2022 (Schedule and recordings)
Fall 2021 (schedule and recordings)
Spring 2021 (schedule and recordings)
Fall 2020 (schedule and recordings)
Spring 2020 Flyer (Note because of COVID-19 seminars starting March 18th were cancelled).
The LCC regularly convenes Open Forums where research results are presented to the broader community. in addition to piloting its new University of Minnesota Advanced Careers Initiative (UMAC), promoting intergenerational learning and career readiness for what’s next in people's lives.