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The Campus Center for Demographic and Social Analysis is the highly productive collaboration between researchers in a dozen departments. With 50 faculty affiliates and 30 associated graduate students, C-DASA is the focal point for population-related research and training at UCI.
Affiliates use large-scale field experiments to study the effects of poverty on early childhood and jailhouse interviews to understand incarceration's impact on families. They capitalize on smart phone survey methods to follow up on hard-to-reach populations like parolees and adolescents over time. They link millions of geo-coded records on ER visits to Census Data to determine whether community health centers reduce emergency room use for psychiatric care. They marshal data from US states to determine whether higher minimum wages account for declining youth employment. With hundreds of millions of supermarket transactions, they measure whether U.S. Farm Bill programs lead food stamp recipients to buy healthier foods. To predict healthy babies, faculty affiliates monitor movements in utero.  From tiny kicks to big data, CDASA continues to promote collaboration and advances in population science and well-being with weekly seminars, notices of funding opportunities, graduate student training, and small seed grants for research.

Director, Judy Treas

2019 WINTER LECTURE SERIES

Mara Yerkes, Associate Professor Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, Utrecht University 
Part-time work strategies of women and men of childbearing age in the Netherlands and Australia
With Belinda Hewitt, Honorary Associate Professor, University of Queensland, Australia
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – SSPB Room 4250

Dan Stokols, Chancellor's Professor Emeritus, Social Ecology, UC Irvine
Making your team science successful: Contextual influences on cross-disciplinary collaboration
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – SSPB Room 4250

Andrew Noymer, Associate Professor, Public Health, UC Irvine 
Measles mortality in the United States, 1890–2016: Why did deaths decline before the vaccine?
With Stephanie Torrez, University of Rochester
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – SSPB Room 4250

Annie Ro, Assistant Professor of Public Health, UC Irvine 
Judith Treas, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, UC Irvine
Anna Penner, PhD Student of Sociology, UC Irvine
Grad student professional socialization: Getting an assistant professor job
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – SSPB Room 4250

Michael Gaddis, Assistant Professor of Sociology, UCLA
A field experiment on signaling and stigmatizing effects of educational credentials
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – SSPB Room 4250

Bryan Sykes, Assistant Professor, Criminology, Law & Society, UC Irvine 
Case-to-case transfer as a logic in mixed-methods research
With Anjuli C. Verma, Black Hawk Hancock & Justin L. Sola
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – SSPB Room 4250

 

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