CPIP Seminar Series

CPIP invites external speakers to give talks monthly during the school year. CPIP affiliates can send suggestions for speakers to the seminar planning committee.


CPIP Seminar Schedule, 2024-2025

CPIP Seminars will be held on Thursdays from 12:30-1:30 PM on the following dates: 

  • October 3, 2024
  • November 7, 2024
  • December 5, 2024
  • January 9, 2025 
  • February 6, 2025
  • March 6, 2025
  • April 3, 2025
  • May 1, 2025
  • June 5, 2025


CPIP Seminar Schedule, 2023-2024

June 4, 2024 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517
Can We Change Providers’ Behavior Through Educational Outreach? Application of Pharmacist-run Academic Detailing on the Opioid Crisis at the US Department of Veterans Affairs
Mark Bounthavong, Pharm.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, UC San Diego


Past Seminars


CPIP Seminar Schedule, 2023-2024


October 10, 2023 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SSPB 1222
Birds of a Feather Born Together? On Siblings, Crime, and Punishment
Sara Wakefield, Associate Professor, School of Criminal Justice, Rutgers University


November 2, 2023 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517
Inside the Black Box of Child Penalties: Unpaid Work and Household Structure
Elia de la Cruz Toledo-He, MPA, Ph.D., Research Associate at Loyola Marymount University 


CANCELLED: December 5, 2023 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517
Drug Prices and Manufacturer Discounts: Implications for Patients and Policy Reform
Inmaculada Hernandez, Professor, Division of Clinical Pharmacy Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences UC San Diego
Co-sponsored with UCI's Program in Public Health



January 9, 2024 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517
What’s in an A? Gender, Race, and the Evaluation of Achievement in the Labor Market
Natasha Quadlin,  Associate Professor of Sociology and faculty fellow in the California Center for Population Research, UCLA


February 6, 2024 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517
Variations in the Chilling Effect of the 2019 Public Charge Rule: Legal Status, Ethnicity, and Family Composition
Jennifer Barber, Professor, Department of Sociology and Senior Scientist, Kinsey Institute, Indiana University Bloomington


March 5, 2024 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517

“Teachers talk”: How school personnel 'find out' about parental system involvement
Anna Haskins, Andrew V. Tackes Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Director of Notre Dame's Initiative on Race and Resilience, University of Notre Dame


April 2, 2024 from 12:30-1:30 PM in SBSG 1517
The Impact of Privatization: Evidence from the Hospital Sector
Mark Duggan, The Trione Director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) and The Wayne and Jodi Cooperman Professor of Economics, Stanford University


May 7, 2024 from 12:30-1:30 PM on the 5th floor of Health Sciences Complex
Links between Biological Age (BA) and life expectancy: analysis at the population-level
Hiram Beltrán-Sánchez, Associate Professor of Community Health Sciences, Fielding School of Public Health, UCLA

Co-sponsored with UCI's Program in Public Health



CPIP Seminar Schedule, 2022-2023 


October 4, 2022, 12:30 - 1:30PM
CPIP Seminar: Welcome back lunch
Social Sciences Plaza Lower  

November 1, 2022, 12:30 - 1:30PM
Economic Inequality and Social and Demographic Outcomes in China
Yu Xie
Bert G. Kerstetter '66 University Professor of Sociology and Director of Center on Contemporary China, Princeton University
Visiting Chair Professor of Center for Social Research, Peking University
Co-sponsored with the Long US-China Institute

December 6, 2022, 12:30 - 1:30PM
Structural Racism: The Rules and Relations of Inequity
Gilbert Gee, Professor and Chair, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health
Co-sponsored with UCI's Program in Public Health

Naomi F. Sugie, Associate Professor, UCI's Department of Criminology, Law & Society
Kristin Turney, Dean's Professor, UCI's Department of Sociology
Keramet Reiter, Vice Chair & Professor, UCI's Department of Criminology, Law & Society

February 7, 2023
Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefit Generosity and Labor Supply from 2002-2020: Evidence from California UI records
Till von Wachter, Professor of Economics, Faculty Director of the California Policy Lab’s UCLA site, Director of the Federal Statistical Research Data Center, and Associate Dean for Research for the Social Science Division, UCLA

March 7, 2023
The Effect of COVID Infection on Infant Health: Trends over the Course of the Pandemic
Florencia Torche, Dunlevie Family Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences, Stanford University

April 4, 2023
Adolescent Gender Beliefs in India: Does Mothers’ Empowerment Matter?
Feinian Chen, Professor of Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

May 2, 2023 
Racial Disparities in Urban Mobility and Real-time Social Context
Erin York Cornwell, Associate Professor of Sociology, Cornell University

June 6, 2023
Reshaping gender attitudes in India through schools: An 8-year follow-up study
Seema Jayachandran, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Princeton University



CPIP Seminar Schedule, 2021-2022



October 5, 2021, 12:30 - 1:30PM
Generating insights into the origins of health inequalities at the interface of the biological and social sciences
Thomas McDade, Carlos Montezuma Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Faculty Fellow of the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University

November 2, 2021, 12:30 - 1:30PM
Early life experiences and health across the life course: risks and opportunities
Natalie Slopen, Assistant Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health

December 7, 2021
COVID, Racism and Critical Race Theory
Chandra Ford, Professor, Department of Community Health Sciences, UCLA: Founding Director, Center for the Study of Racism, Social Justice, & Health

February 1, 2022
Immigration policy and Latinx family wellbeing: Immigration socialization and children's legal awareness
Cecilia Ayón, Professor, Public Policy, University of California Riverside

March 1, 2022
Couple Relationship Functioning and Mental Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Evidence from the National Couples’ Health and Time Study
Claire Kamp-Dush, Professor, Sociology, University of Minnesota

April 5, 2022
Socioeconomic Decline and Death: Midlife Impacts of Graduating In a Recession
Hannes Schwandt, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University

May 3, 2022
How educational inequities in the U.S. South pre and post Brown shape dementia risk for Black and White older adults
Katrina Walsemann, Associate Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

June 7, 2022
Hard Times: Routine Schedule Unpredictability, Worker Wellbeing, and What to Do About it
Daniel Schneider, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School


CPIP Seminar Schedule, 2020-21

October 6, 2020
Diversions: How the Underrepresentation of Research on Advantaged Groups Leaves Explanations for Health Inequalities Incomplete
Bruce G. Link, Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, University of California, Riverside

November 3, 2020
Antigenic Imprinting and Age-Specific Susceptibility to Influenza ...and Maybe to Covid-19?
Alain Gagnon, Professor, Department of Demography, University of Montreal

February 2, 2021
The Clean Air Acts and Racial Inequality in Exposure to PM2.5: New Evidence from Satellite Data
Janet Currie, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Policy Affairs Co-Director, Center for Health and Wellbeing, Princeton University

March 2, 2021
Mothers, Children, and Early Child Care and Education in the U.S
Robert Crosnoe, Rapoport Centennial Professor of Sociology, UT Austin

April 6, 2021
"Duck tape your underpants:" Reflections on the Covid Pandemic after Sixteen Months
Andrew Noymer, Associate Professor, Program in Public Health, University of California, Irvine

May 4, 2021
What is a Good School, and Can Parents Tell? Evidence on the Multidimensionality of School Output
Kirabo Jackson, Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

June 1, 2021 (Joint with CDASA)
Carl Schmertmann, William J. Serow Professor of Economics, Florida State University



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