broom center seminar series

Broom Center Seminar talks for Spring Quarter 2020 have been rescheduled to the next academic year as a precaution against the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

2020/21 Schedule

All Seminars are on Mondays, from 1:00 - 2:15 pm, in North Hall 2111 (The Thormahlen Family Seminar Room).
A reception with light refreshments follows the talk at 2:15. All are welcome.


Monday, October 5: Andrew Foster (Brown, Economics) "Income Segregation: Up or Down, and for Whom?" (joint with John Logan, Hongwei Xu and Wenquan Zhang) Host: Kelsey Jack 

Monday, October 19:

Monday, November 2: Jennifer Beam Dowd (University of Oxford, Demography and Population Health) Host: Susie Cassels

Monday, November 16, 4:00PM: Khandis Blake (University of New South Wales) "Sex, money, and gender roles: Interdisciplinary approaches to resolving gendered conflict" Host: David Lawson

Monday, December 7: Michelle Budig (University of Massachusetts Amherst, Sociology) Disparities in Education Attainment and the Wage Returns to Education: An Intersectional Analysis" Host: Sarah Thébaud

Monday Nov 9 is a university holiday.
Thanksgiving is Thurs Nov 26. 


Monday, January 11, 10:00AM: Rebecca Sear (London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine) Host: Mike Gurven

Monday, January 25: Gabriella Conti (University College London, Economics) Host: Heather Royer

Monday, February 8: Liana Sayer (University of Maryland, Sociology) "Country and Weekday/Weekend Variation in Associations of Employment with Mothers' Unpaid Work" Host: Maria Charles

Monday, February 22: Rachel Carmody (Harvard, Human Evolutionary Biology) Host: Mike Gurven

Monday, March 8: Hedy Lee (Washington University, Sociology) Host: Liz Ackert 

Notes: Mon Jan 18 and Mon Feb 15 are university holidays


Monday, March 29:

Monday, April 12:

Monday, April 26:

Monday, May 10:

Monday, May 24: Ellora Derenoncourt (UC Berkeley, Economics) Host: Shelly Lundberg

Broom Past Seminars