The Add Health working group provides CFDR faculty affiliates and graduate students the opportunity to meet other users of National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health), share information on these data, present preliminary ideas or analyses, and collaborate on projects. (You can find out more about Add Health using this link: http://www.cpc.unc.edu/projects/addhealth.) Please contact Danielle Kuhl if you are interested in joining this working group.
This working group offers affiliates the chance to learn more about funding agencies and mechanisms (with an emphasis on the National Institutes of Health) and to obtain feedback from other affiliates on grant proposals in different stages of preparation. If you are interested in joining this group, e-mail Wendy Manning (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Crime and Violence in Context working group is targeted towards CFDR faculty affiliates and graduate students who are interested in linkages between population dynamics and crime and violence. Specifically, this working group considers not only how crime and violence change over the life course and across social contexts, but also the implications of criminal trajectories for union formation and parenting. Interested persons should contact the leader of this working group, John Boman at email@example.com to join.
Past Working Groups:
The working group on Families, Households, and Aging provides the opportunity for CFDR faculty affiliates interested in family relationships in later life and the demography of aging to discuss ongoing research projects.
The Economic Inequality and Family Change working group is designed to provide CFDR faculty and advanced graduate students the opportunity to read and discuss recent books by three leading scholars on how families change and cope with economic shifts and inequalities. The books use a mix of quantitative and qualitative methods and address macro-level trends as well as micro-level responses in family behaviors.
The Research on Intimate Partner Violence working group is designed to provide CFDR faculty and advanced graduate students the opportunity to read and discuss seminal articles on intimate partner violence as well as more recent pieces. The articles featured in the working group will span disciplines and cover a mix of theoretical, empirical, and interventional topics.