During the fall semester, the JDP hosts a lecture series entitled “Dilemmas of Inequality.” These lively seminars draw broad participation from faculty and students in the JDP program as well as from the wider social science community. Lectures are in 300 Wallace Hall at 5:30 PM. Light refreshments are served.
"Violent Crime as a Development Challenge"
Alberto Diaz-Cayeros, Political Science, Stanford University
"Justifying Prejudice: Ways We Deny Bias in Ourselves and Others"
Chris Crandall, Psychology, University of Kansas
"Implications of Zika Virus and Congenital Zika Syndrome on the Number of Births in Brazil"
Marcia Castro, Demography, Harvard University
"Was Trump a Meteor or Volcano? Racial Resentment, Anti-Immigrant Feeling, and Anti-Government Populism, 1988-2016"
Michael Hout, Sociology, New York University
"The Data-Driven Future of the Sociology of Science"
Aaron Clauset, Computer Science, Univeristy of Colorado
"The Influence of Campaign Contributions and Independent Expenditures in American Legislature"
Lynda Powell, Political Science, University of Rochester
Megan Spokas, Psychology, LaSalle University, Currently Visiting Associate Professor, Princeton University
"Peacekeeping, Policing, and teh Rule of Law in Sub-Saharan Africa"
Robert Blair, Political Science, Brown University
"Network Effects and Social Inequality: How do Mechanisms Matter?"
Filiz Garip, Sociology, Cornell University
"Mother's Employment Patterns and Consequences for Adolescent Outcomes"
Alexandra "Sasha" Killewald, Sociology, Harvard University
Emily Hannum, Sociology, University of Pennsylvania