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Speaker Series Archive

Uncovering Ethnic Disparities in Weight-Related Behavior using Spatial Analysis
Dr. Olugbenga Ajilore
Department of Economics
University of Toledo
Wednesday, January 16, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Intimate Partner Violence, Relational Quality, and Psychological Well-Being Among Young Adults
Dr. Monica Longmore
Department of Sociology
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, January 30, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Reexamining Neighborhood Effects on Youth's Risky Behavior and Delinquency in the Context of Spatial Inequality
Dr. Corina Graif
School of Public Health and Population Studies Center
University of Michigan
Wednesday, February 20, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Widowhood and Physical Function: The Lasting Mark of Marriage
Dr. Kate Choi
Department of Sociology
University of Western Ontario
Wednesday, March 20, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Ethnicity, Social Class, and Pretrial Detention in Federal Drug Cases: Are Latino Citizens Being Treated Like an Alien Other
Dr. Stephen Demuth
Department of Sociology
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, March 27, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Behavior Change Communication for Health Outcomes
Dr. Kate Magsamen-Conrad

Department of Communication
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, April 24, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Power and Priorities:  Gender, Caste, and Household Bargaining in India
Dr. Nancy Luke
Department of Sociology
Brown University
Wednesday, September 5, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Race-Ethnic and Gender Differences in Systolic Blood Pressure Among Young Adults
Dr. Adrianne Frech
Department of Sociology
University of Akron
Wednesday, September 12, Noon-1:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Understanding Race-Ethnic Differences in Unintended Fertility
Dr. Karen Benjamin Guzzo
Department of Sociology
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, September 19, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Same-Sex Cohabitation and Self-Rated Health
Dr. Hui Liu
Department of Sociology 
Michigan State University
Wednesday, October 17, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Which States Enroll Their Citizen, Medicaid Eligible Children with Immigrant Parents?
Dr. Eric Seiber
Health Services Management and Policy
The Ohio State University
Wednesday, October 24, Noon-1:00 pm
111 Olscamp Hall

Uncovering Ethnic Disparities in Weight-Related Behavior Using Spatial Analysis
Dr. Gbenga Ajilore -
 To be rescheduled in January 2013
Department of Economics
University of Toledo
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Adolescent Victimization and Precocious Union Formation
Dr. Danielle Kuhl
Department of Sociology
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, January 18, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Happiness: Before and After the Kids
Dr. Rachel Margolis
Department of Sociology
The University of Western Ontario
Wednesday, February 15, Noon-1:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Developmental Patterns in Marital Satisfaction: Covenant vs. Standard Marriages in the First Seven Years
Dr. Al DeMaris
Department of Sociology 
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, February 22, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Domestic Violence:  A Hidden Burden in U.S. Health Care
Dr. Amy Bonomi
Human Development & Family Science
The Ohio State University
Wednesday, February 29, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Stability and Consequences of Maternal Favoritism in Later-Life Families
Dr. Jill Suitor
Department of Sociology
Purdue University
Wednesday, March 14, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

The Dynamics of Intimate Partner Conflict and the Risk of Pregnancy
Dr. Jennifer S. Barber
Department of Sociology
University of Michigan
Wednesday, April 11, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Sarah Hayford
"Measuring Fertility Motivations in Rural Southern Mozambique"
School of Social and Family Dynamics
Arizona State University
Wednesday, September 7, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Shawn Dorius
"The Global Development of Egalitarian Beliefs—A Decomposition of Trends in the Nature and Structure of Gender Ideology"
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan
Wednesday, September 14, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Jennifer Bulanda
"And They All Lived Happily Ever After?: Marital Quality, Marital Dissolution, and Mortality Risk during the Later Life Course"
Department of Sociology and Gerontology
Miami University
Wednesday, September 21, 12:00-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Jeremy Staff
"Status Transitions and Health-Risk Behaviors"
Department of Sociology
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, October 12, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Xinyue Ye
"Jurisdictional Boundaries and Crime Analysis: A Space-Time Perspective"
Center for Regional Development & School of Earth, Environment, and Society
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, October 19, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Sara McClelland
"Sexual Satisfaction in Young Adults: A Multi-Method Approach to Sexual Expectations and Outcomes"
Psychology and Women’s Studies
University of Michigan
Wednesday, November 9, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Jorge Chavez
"Immigrant Status, Social Capital, and Adolescent Offending"
Department of Sociology
Bowling Green State University
Wednesday, November 30, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Kara Joyner
"Sibling Resemblance in Cohabitation and Marriage"
Department of Sociology, BGSU
Wednesday, January 19, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Patrick Seffrin
"Parenthood and Crime: The Complicating Role of Socioeconomic Status, Pregnancy Intentions, and Relationships with Partners"

Social Sciences Department
Marywood University
Wednesday, January 26, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Nancy Orel
"Issues of Heterogeneity in Grandparent-Grandchild Relationships: Current Findings and Future Directions"
Gerontology Program, BGSU
Wednesday, February 16, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 201A

Dr. Hedwig Lee
"Obesity and Status Attainment"
RWJ Health & Society Scholar
University of Michigan
Wednesday, February 23, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Lisa Fisher
"Analyzing Place, Process & Talk to Gauge Family-Friendly Organizations"
Institutional Research, Planning & Assessment
BGSU Firelands
Wednesday, March 23, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Mary Ellen Konieczny
"Congregational Cultures of Marriage and Divorce"
Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
Monday, April 18, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 201A

Dr. Kei Nomaguchi
"Nonmaternal Child Care, Role Strain, and Maternal Sensitivity in the First Three Years"
Department of Sociology, BGSU
Wednesday, April 27, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Elizabeth Armstrong
"Is Hooking Up Bad for Young Women?"
Department of Sociology
University of Michigan
Wednesday, September 1, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Wendy Manning and Jessica Cohen
"Cohabitation and Marital Stability"
Department of Sociology, BGSU
Wednesday, September 8, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Gary Gates
"Demographic Perspectives on Same-Sex Couples"
The Williams Institute
UCLA School of Law
Monday, September 20, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 207

Dr. Aliaksandr Amialchuk
"The Effect of Husband’s Job Displacement on the Timing and Spacing of Births in the U.S."
Department of Economics
University of Toledo
Wednesday, September 29, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Peter Brandon
"The Power of Household Relationship Grids for Researching Family Diversity and Change"
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Carleton College
Wednesday, October 6, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Cassandra Dorius
"Women Who Have Children with More Than One Man: The Correlates and Consequences of Maternal Multiple Partner Fertility"
Population Studies Center
University of Michigan
Wednesday, November 17, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Kammi Schmeer
"Family Hardship and Health of Hispanic Children"
Department of Sociology
The Ohio State University
Wednesday, December 1, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Annette Mahoney
"Unpacking the Spiritual Dimensions of the Transition to Parenthood"
Department of Psychology, BGSU
Wednesday, December 8, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Mir M. Ali
“Social Network and Weight Misperception among Adolescents”

Department of Economics
University of Toledo
Wednesday, January 20, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Gary Oates
“Racial Differences in Effects Of Religiosity and Self-Appraisals on Mental Health: Evidence from National Longitudinal Data”

Department of Sociology, BGSU
Wednesday, February 3, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Martha J. Bailey
“The Demographic Legacy of Vietnam Draft Policy”

Department of Economics
University of Michigan
Friday, February 19, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Sarah Halpern-Meekin
’Building Us Up Stronger’: Unmarried Parents’ Experiences in a Relationship and Marriage Education Program”
Postdoctoral Fellow
National Center for Family & Marriage Research
Wednesday, February 24, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Susan Brown and Sayaka Kawamura
Relationship Quality among Cohabitors and Marrieds in Older Adulthood "
Department of Sociology, BGSU
Wednesday, March 3, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. I-Fen Lin
“Does Informal Care Mediate the Association between Functional Disability and Depression?”
Department of Sociology, BGSU
Wednesday, April 7, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Melinda Mills
“Registered Partnerships in Europe: An Alternative to Marriage and Cohabitation?”

Department of Sociology
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
Monday, April 12, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

 

Dr. Marie Tisak 
"Research with Youth Offenders: Past, Present, and the Future"

Department of Psychology, BGSU
Wednesday, September 2, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Cynthia Colen 
"The Hidden Health Costs of Socioeconomic Mobility for African-Americans in the United States"

Department of Sociology
The Ohio State University
Wednesday, September 9, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Juliana McGene Sobolewski
Implications of New Marriages and Children for Coparenting in Nonresident Father Families" 
Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
Wednesday, September 23, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Jay Teachman
"Demographic Contours of Divorce: What We Know and What We Need to Know"

Department of Sociology
Western Washington University
Monday, September 28, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 308

Dr. Narayan Sastry
"Dislocation and return of New Orleans residents one year after Hurricane Katrina"

Institute for Social Research
University of Michigan
Wednesday, October 14, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 208

Dr. Lori Burrington
"Do Individual Status Characteristics Moderate the Effects of Neighborhood Social Processes on Urban Adolescent Substance Use?"
Department of Sociology & Crime, Law and Justice
The Pennsylvania State University
Wednesday, October 28, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Kristin Turney
"Persistent and Transitory Depression among New Mothers: Consequences for Children’s Behavior"

RWJ Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Michigan
Wednesday, November 18, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Chadwick Menning
"Relationships between Adolescent Diet and Individual, Family, and Neighborhood Stress"
Department of Sociology, Ball State University
Wednesday, December 2, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Carolyn Tompsett
"Friendships and Deviant Behaviors among Homeless and Housed Adolescents"

Department of Psychology, BGSU
Wednesday, January 14, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 316

Dr. Audrey Light
"Divorce as Risky Behavior"
Department of Economics, The Ohio State University
Wednesday, January 21, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 207

Dr. Sarah Burgard
"Relationship Characteristics and Condom Use among Young People in South Africa"
Department of Sociology, University of Michigan
Wednesday, February 11, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Michael Roettger
"Do Changes in Immigration or Family Structure Explain Arrest Changes within U.S. Metropolitan Areas?"
National Center for Marriage Research, BGSU
Wednesday, February 18, Noon-1:00 pm - new date
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Carolyn Kapinus
Department of Sociology, Ball State University
Wednesday, March 4, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Christopher Wildeman
"Imprisonment and Infant Mortality"
School of Public Health, University of Michigan
Wednesday, April 8, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Shelley Clark 
"Relationship Transitions among Youth in Urban Kenya"

Department of Sociology, McGill University
Wednesday, April 22, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

 

Dr. David Warner, Department of Sociology, Case Western Reserve University
“Gender Differences in the Retirement Life Course: How Marriage Shapes the Experiences of Women and Men”
Wednesday, September 3, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Scott Stanley, Department of Psychology, University of Denver
“Sliding vs. Deciding: How the New Courtship Paradigm Imperils Lifelong Love”
Tuesday, September 9, Noon-1:15 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 201

Dr. Rekha Mirchandani, Department of Sociology, BGSU
“‘Becoming a More Peaceful Man’: Theorizing Mechanisms of Change in Domestic Violence Court Offenders”
Wednesday, September 17, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Scott Graves, School of Intervention Services, BGSU
“Is Parent Involvement Effective for All Children? A Longitudinal Examination in Elementary School”
Wednesday, September 24, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Sarah Schoppe-Sullivan, Human Development and Family Science, Ohio State University
“Putting the Family Back in Parenting: Implications for Children and Father-Child Relationships”
Wednesday, October 1, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Cynthia Colen
Department of Sociology Ohio State University
“Socioeconomic Trajectories and Physical Health Status Across the Lifecourse: The Role of Racial Inequalities”
Wednesday, October 15, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Peggy Giordano, Department of Sociology, BGSU
Romantic Partner Effects on Drug and Alcohol Use
Wednesday, October 29, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Drs. Ray Swisher, Danielle Kuhl, Jorge Chavez, Department of Sociology, BGSU
“Neighborhood Change in the Transition to Early Adulthood”
Wednesday, November 5, Noon-1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Rachel Dunifon, Department of Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University
"Work after Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Children"
Related Paper
Wednesday, January 9, Noon - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Heather Taylor, Department of Sociology, BGSU
"Relational Links between Substance Use and Risky Sexual Behavior among Adolescents"
Wednesday, January 23, Noon - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Anastasia Snyder, Human Development & Family Science, Ohio State University
"Union Dissolution and Remarriage among Recent Cohorts of American Women"
Wednesday, January 30, Noon - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Kristen Harknett, Department of Sociology, University of Pennsylvania
"How Do Children Affect Exchange Relationships?: Family Size, Child Age, and Social Support"
Wednesday, February 6, Noon -1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. David Harding, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan
Bio:  http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/people/profile.html?ID=688 
"Collateral Consequences of Violence in Disadvantaged Neighborhoods"
Wednesday, February 13, Noon - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Cynthia Osborne, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas
"Is Marriage a Protective Environment for All Children?  Cumulative Risks at Birth and Subsequent Child Behavior"
Wednesday, February 20, Noon - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

Dr. Bruce Collet, BGSU, School of Leadership and Policy Studies, College of Education
"Sites of Refuge: Refugees, Religiosity, and Public Schools in the U.S."
Wednesday, February 27, Noon - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 315

 Dr. Elizabeth Cooksey, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University
"Calm in the Middle of a Storm? How Amish Youth Navigate Transitions to Adulthood"
Tuesday, August 28, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Claire Kamp-Dush, Human Development and Family Science, The Ohio State University
"The Economic Impact of Cohabitation Dissolution versus Marital Dissolution in Fragile Families"
Tuesday, September 4, 11:30 am -12:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Jeff Timberlake, Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati
"
 Racial Inequality in Children's Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty and Affluence"
Tuesday, September 18, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 207

Dr. Susan Stewart , Department of Sociology, Iowa State University
"Brave New Stepfamilies: Diverse Paths toward Stepfamily Living"
Tuesday, September 25, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Margaret Booth , Department of Psychology, BGSU
"Culture Matters: The Impact of Cultural Context on Adolescent Self-Esteem in the US and UK"
Tuesday, October 2, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 314

Dr. Christopher Browning , Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University
"The Social Ecology of Public Space: Street Activity and Violent Crime in Urban Neighborhoods"
Tuesday, October 9, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 207

Dr. Yongmin Sun, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University-Mansfield
"
Stable Postdivorce Family Structures during Adolescence and Socioeconomic Consequences in Young Adulthood"
Canceled

Professor David Farrington , Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, UK
“The Development of Offending From Childhood to Adulthood”
Related Paper
Monday, November 19, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 201

Dr. Yiwei Chen, Department of Psychology, BGSU, “Retirement Investment Decision-Making:  Experts versus Novices,”Wednesday, January 10, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Nancy Darling, Department of Psychology, Oberlin College, “Continuity in Close Relationships: Predicting Adolescents’Behavior in Romantic Relationships,”Wednesday, January 17, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Eric Dubow, Department of Psychology, BGSU, “The Cross-Generational Transmission of Aggression: Data from a 40-Year Longitudinal Study,”Wednesday, January 24, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Wendy Manning, Department of Sociology, BGSU, “Healthy Marriages and Healthy Relationships: Preliminary Findings,”Wednesday, January 31, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Jeffrey Timberlake, Department of Sociology, University of Cincinnati, “Racial and Ethnic Inequality in Children’s Exposure to Neighborhood Poverty and Affluence,”Wednesday, February 7, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Ms. Yasamin Kusunoki, UCLA, “Contraceptive Behavior among Youth in the United States:  The Importance of Relationship Characteristics,”Wednesday, April 11, Noon to 1 pm, the Union theater (206 BTSU)

Dr. Susan Stewart, Department of Sociology, Iowa State University, “Brave New Stepfamilies:  The Demography of Stepfamilies in the U.S.,”Wednesday, February 21, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Robert Carels, Department of Psychology, BGSU, “Obesity and Weight Loss Interventions:  What I’ve Learned,”Wednesday, February 28, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Gary Oates, Department of Sociology, BGSU, “An Empirical Test of Some Prominent Explanations For The Black-White Academic Performance Gap,”Wednesday, April 4, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Dr. Jennifer Rudolph, Lextant Corporation, “Fitting My Sociological Self in the World of Industrial Designers, Engineers, and Product Developers,”Wednesday, April 18, Noon to 1 pm 308 BTSU

Laura Landry-Meyer, Human Development & Family Studies, BGSU, “Kinship Caregiving:  Research, Policy & Practice,” Wednesday, August 30, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU
 
Kristi Williams, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, “For Better or for Worse? The Consequences of Marriage and Cohabitation for the Health and Well-Being of Single Mothers,” Wednesday, September 6, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU
 
Dr. Zhenchao Qian, Department of Sociology, The Ohio State University, “Changing Marriage Markets and Partner Availabilities:  Racial and Ethnic Intermarriage, 1990-2000,” Monday, September 13, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU
 
I-Fen Lin, Department of Sociology, BGSU, “Divorce, Intergenerational Solidarity, and Perceived Support,” Wednesday, September 20, Noon to 1 pm, 201A BTSU
 
Molly Laflin
, Family & Consumer Sciences, BGSU, “Adolescent Transitions from Virgin to Non-Virgin Status,” Wednesday, September 27, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU
 
Dara Musher-Eizenman, Department of Psychology, BGSU, “French Food vs. French Fries:  Cross-Cultural Differences in the Development of Children’s Eating Habits,” Wednesday, October 11, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU
 
Ron Lesthaeghe, University of Michigan, “The Second Demographic Transition in the U.S.:  Exception or Textbook Example?” Friday, October 20, Noon to 1 pm, 315 BTSU

Jennifer Van Hook, "Life course patterns in extended family living arrangements: A binational study of Mexican-origin immigrants and non-immigrants in Mexico and the United States ", Wednesday, February 1st, noon to 1pm, 316 BTSU

Kenneth Pargament, Department of Psychology, "Spiritual Struggles as a Risk Factor for Poorer Health," Monday, February 27th, Noon to 1pm, 315 BTSU

Al DeMaris, "The Role of Relationship Inequity in Marital Disruption," Noon to 1pm, Wednesday, March 15th, 208 BTSU

Jennifer Roebuck Bulanda, "Marital Quality, Later Life Transitions and Divorce among Older Adults" Noon to 1pm, Monday, March 27th, 315 BTSU

Frank Goza, "Somali Refugees in Ohio," Wednesday, Noon to 1pm, April 12th, 208 BTSU

Zhenmei Zhang, "Gender, the Marital Life Course, and Cardiovascular Morbidity in Late Midlife," Monday, April 24th, Noon to 1pm, 208 BTSU

Monica Longmore, "Adolescents' Self-Identities and Sexual Debut." Thursday, September 8th, Noon to 1pm Union 207

Felicia LeClere and Myron Guttman, University of Michigan. "A Virtual Tour of ICPSR for Students" 10:30 to 11:30am and "Data-Sharing Workshop for Faculty" 11:30am to 12:30pm, Tuesday, September 13th.Union 207

Rod Gabel, "Stereotyping and Role Entrapment of People who Stutter." Monday, September 19th, Noon to 1pm Union 207

Cheryl Buehler, University of North Carolina-Greensboro. "The Transition from Childhood into Adolescence: A Focus on Marital Conflict and Youth Maladjustment." Friday, September 30th, Noon to 1pm. Education Building 114

Gary Lee, "Why Marriage Isn't the Solution to All Our Problems." Tuesday, October 18th, Noon to 1pm Union 207

January 31st, Monday, Noon to 1 pm, Annette Mahoney, "Through a Sacred Lens: Longitudinal Effects of Viewing Marriage, Pregnancy, and the Transition to Parenthood as Sacred" BTSU 207

February 21st, Monday, Noon to 1pm, Laura Sanchez "Gay Marriage and Gay Marriage Bans: The Social Implications for Family Well-Being" RM 141 Williams Hall

March 1st, Tuesday, 11:30 to 12:30, Jean Gerard, "Interparental Conflict and Youth Maladjustment: A Process Orientation" BTSU 314

March 14th, Monday, Noon to 1pm, Jill Deines, "Links between Premarital Cohabitation and Subsequent Marital Quality, Stability, and Divorce: A Comparison of Covenant and Standard Marriages" BTSU 314

March 23rd, Wednesday, Noon to 1pm, Rod Gabel, "Chronic Communication Disorders and Quality of Life" BTSU 314

April 6th, Wednesday, Noon to 1pm, Abbey Fruth, "The Role of Family Structure and Processes in Predicting Adolescent Sexual Activity" BTSU 314Wednesday, April 20th, 11:30am - 1:00pm, Tomeh Library, Margaret C. Levenstein, Executive Director, Michigan Census Research Data Center, "Accessing and Using Confidential Census Microdata through the Michigan Census Research Data Center."

April 29th, Friday, Noon to 1pm, Robert Schoeni, "Low Birth Weight, Childhood Economic Status, and Adult Health and Labor Market Outcomes.", University of Michigan, Department of Economics, Gerald Ford School of Public Policy, and Population Studies Center. BTSU 314

"Adolescents' Motivations for Abstaining from Sexual Intercourse and Subsequent Sexual Initiation." Meredith J. Porter , Bowling Green State University, Monday, September 20th, Union 207, 11:30am to 12:30pm

"The Failed Century of the Child: Governing America's Young in the Twentieth Century." Judith Sealander, BGSU, Monday, September 27th, 11:30 to 12:30pm, 207 BTSU

"Gender Differences in Paid Work, Unpaid Work, and Free Time Activity Patterns."  Liana Sayer , Ohio State University, Thursday, October 21st, Union 207, Noon to 1pm.

"New Frontiers: Shrinking Populations and Immigration Policy."  Frank Bean , University of California-Irvine, Friday, November 12th, Union 201, 11:30am to 12:30pm.

"From Socialist State to Market Reform:  Social Change and the Family in Vietnam.  Rukmalie Jayakody, the Pennsylvania State University, Monday, December 6th, Union 207, 11:30am to 12:30pm

"Young Children in Immigrant Families: Still 'Divided Fates?'" Jennifer E. Glick, Arizona State University, Friday, January 30th. Union 207 11:30-12:30

"The Policy Implications of Women's and Men's Differing Interests in
Modern Marriage." Steven L. Nock, University of Virginia,
Monday, February 23rd. BTSU 207 11:00-12:00

"Nonresident Father Involvement and Child Well-Being." Valarie King, Pennsylvania State University, Monday, March 22nd. BTSU 207 11:30-12:30

"Daily Sexual Interest, Mood, and Partner Support as Predictors of Coitus Among Adolescent Women." J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS, Associate Director, Section of Adolescent Medicine, Indiana University School of Medicine, Monday, April 19th. BTSU 207 11:30-12:30

“Measuring and Modeling Cohabitation: A Qualitative Approach.” Wendy D. Manning, Tuesday, September 30th, 11:30am to 12:30pm, Union Room 314.

“Immigrant Characteristics, the U.S. Context, and Child Well-Being.” Jennifer Van Hook, Susan Brown, and Maxwell Kwenda, Monday, October 27th, 11:30am to 12:30pm, BTSU 314.

“Can Covenant Marriage Foster Marital Stability Among Low-Income, Fragile Newlyweds?” Laura Sanchez, Steven L. Nock, and Jill A. Deines, November 17th, 10:00am to 11:00pm, BTSU 314.

“Visualizing Access to HIV Service Providers: Variation Across Toronto and Chicago Neighborhoods.” Catherine Kaukinen, Wednesday, December 3rd, 10:00am to 11:00pm, BTSU 314.

Professor Min Zhou,
Chair of Asian-American Studies and Professor of Sociology, UCLA. “Immigrant Neighborhoods in Los Angeles: Structural Constraints and Ethnic Resources for Inner-City Adolescents.
Monday, March 24th, Noon, Where: Ballroom 202B

Can President Bush’s Marriage Promotion Initiatives
Save the U.S. Family?

Friday, April 11th 2:00p.m. - 4:00p.m.
308 Bowen-Thompson

Two notable scholars will present a point/counterpoint debate about the marriage promotion, marriage education, and counseling programs that are being written into federal and state welfare laws. This event is a joint collaboration between the Department of Psychology and CFDR.

Dr. Robert Emery,
University of Virginia, Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law, and Director of Clinical Training in Psychology.
The Complex Consequences of Divorce for Children: Overview and Consideration of Implications for Divorce and Marriage Policy.
 
Dr. Pamela J. Smock,
University of Michigan, Associate Director, Institute for Social Research, Associate Professor of Sociology, and Senior Associate Research Scientist. "Strengthening Marriage as a Way to Combat Poverty and Improve Child Well being: What Do We Know from Social Science Research?"
  
Should Social Scientist Work With Biomedical Researchers?

Friday, April 11th 9:30a.m. - 11:30p.m.
Where: 207 Bowen-Thompson

A panel symposium between Dr. Emery and graduate students in "Should Social Scientist Work With Biomedical Researchers?" They will discuss the pros and cons of research collaborations between the “soft” and “hard” sciences.

Dr. Robert Emery, University of Virginia, Director of the Center for Children, Families and the Law, and Director of Clinical Training in Psychology.
The Gene-Environment Correlation: Big Problems and Bigger Prospects for Family Researchers in the Social Sciences.

Graduate Student Panelists:
Alana Raber, Dept. of Psychology
Carmen Iorescu, Human Development And Family Studies
Scott M. Stevens, Dept. of Sociology

"The Impact of Marital Conflict and Disruption on Children's Health." Sharon Houseknecht, Ohio State University. Monday, September 16th, 12:30 to 1:30. Location: Business Administration Building, Room 117.

"Emotion, Cognition and Desistance from Crime." Peggy Giordano, Josh Rossol and Steve Cernkovich, BGSU. Monday, September 23rd, 12:30 to 1:30. Location: Union 207.

"Balancing Academic and Policy-Based Research Agendas: An Example from the Ohio Task Force on Family Involvement." Randy Leite, BGSU. Monday, October 7th, 12:30 to 1:30. Location: Union 201b.

"Structures of Opportunity: Late 19th Century Pioneer Women on Three American Frontiers." Cheryl Elman, University of Akron. Wednesday, October 16th, 12:30 to 1:30. Location: Union 316.

"Time Out: Effects of the Juvenile Prison on Newly Released Fathers' Relationships with Children." Anne Nurse, College of Wooster. Wednesday, November 20th, 12:00 to 1:00. Location: TBA.

"Interdisciplinary Scholarship: Funding and Research." Laura Landry-Meyer, Jacqueline Guzell, and Jean Gerard, BGSU. Friday, December 6th, 12:30 to 1:30. Location: Union 201b.

Wednesday, April 10 (Location: TBA)
Louie Gray, Washington State University
"Task Behavior and Emotional Behavior: Two Essential Components of Interactive Learning"

Tuesday, September 18
David Weis, Bowling Green State University 
"The Nature of First Intercourse: Variations in Affect Experienced by Black and White College Females"

Tuesday, October 16
Jean Gerard, Bowling Green State University
"Cumulative Risk and Youth Problem Behaviors: An Ecological Risk and Protective Factor"

Friday, October 19, Noon to 1:00, Jerome Library Stat Lab
Introduction to SAS Workshop.

Monday, October 29, 2:30 to 3:20, BA1011
Larry Brown, The Ohio State University 
"Continuity Amidst Restructuring: The U.S. Gender Division of Labor in Geographic Perspective, 1970 and 1990"
Note: This event was originally scheduled for Tuesday, October 30.

Monday, November 5, 10:30-11:20, 211 Olscamp
Donna Ruanne Morrison, Georgetown University 
Title TBA

Thursday, November 15
Pamela J. Smock, University of Michigan  
"Reflections on Forty Years of U.S. Family Demography"

Tuesday, November 27
David Harris, University of Michigan 
"What Kind of Race and Ethnicity Data Should We Collect?"

Tuesday, September 26
Jeffrey Houser, Bowling Green State University  
Dating Relationships and Fertility Behaviors of Disabled Teens.

Tuesday, October 10
Jennifer Barber, University of Michigan Communities and Attitudes: The Influence of Nonfamily Institutions and Experience on Dispositions Toward Marriage.

Friday, October 13 (3:30-5:00, 108 Psych Bldg)
Al DeMaris, Bowling Green State University 
Explained Variance in Logistic Regression: A Monte Carlo Study of Proposed Measures.

Tuesday, October 24
Laurie Krivo, The Ohio State University  
Explaining the Black-White Homicide Gap.

Monday, November 6
Jeffrey Morenoff, University of Michigan 
Spatial Clustering and Social Processes: The Neighborhood Context of Health and Crime.

Tuesday, December 5
Paul Amato, The Pennsylvania State University
Good Enough Marriages: Marital Discord, Divorce, and Children's Long-term Well-being.