Fall 2009 Colloquia

All colloquia take place on Thursdays at noon in the PSTC Seminar Room in Mencoff Hall, unless otherwise noted.

September 17: Leo Chavez, Anthropology, University of California at Irvine. The Latino Threat, Public Discourse and Immigration Reform.

October 8: Djavad Salehi-Isfahani, Economics, Virginia Tech. Family Planning and Rural Fertility Decline in Iran: A Study in Program Evaluation.

October 15: Leah VanWey, Sociology, Brown University. Migration and Remittance Impacts on Agricultural Production in the Brazilian Amazon.

October 22: Kaivan Munshi, Economics, Brown University. Identity and Mobility: Linking the Past to the Present in the American Midwest.

October 29: Joseph Potter, Sociology, University of Texas at Austin. Oral Contraceptive Use Along the US-Mexico Border: Does a Prescription Matter?

November 5: Megan Klein Hattori, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies, PSTC, Brown University.

November 12: Parfait Eloundu-Enyeque, Sociology, Cornell University.

November 19: Rosamond L. Naylor, Environmental Earth Systems, Stanford University. Assessing Risks of Climate Variability and Climate Change for Indonesian Rice Agriculture.

December 3: Mary Fischer, Sociology, University of Connecticut. Immigrant Educational Outcomes in New Destinations: An Exploration of High School Attrition.