IRP Seminars

IRP Seminar Calendar: Fall 2017 | Spring 2018 | Other Campus Seminars | Previous IRP Seminars

IRP seminars cross disciplinary boundaries to bring the latest research by top poverty scholars on and off campus to the Institute. They take place on Thursdays, from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m., in room 8417 Social Science Building (unless otherwise noted), and are open to the public.

New seminar dates will be added as seminars are confirmed.

IRP Seminar Calendar, Fall 2017


September 7, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
Toward a Spatially Inclusive Perspective of Hispanic Residential Segregation and Inequality
Daniel Lichter, Ferris Family Professor, Department of Policy Analysis and Management and Sociology, and Robert S. Harrison Director of the Institute for Social Sciences, Cornell University


September 14, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
Resurgent Marketplaces: Tools for Broad-Based Community Development
Alfonso Morales, Professor, Department of Planning and Landscape Architecture, University of Wisconsin–Madison


September 21, 2017 - No seminar


September 28, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
Dream Hoarders
Richard Reeves, Senior Fellow, Co-Director, Center of Children and Families, Brookings Institution
Cosponsored by: Center for Demography and Ecology and La Follette School of Public Affairs


September 28, 2017, 4:30 p.m., Wisconsin Idea Room, School of Education

The Hilldale Lecture in the Social Sciences
Uncovering our Social Brain: The Neural Signatures of Reciprocity, Transitivity and Identity in Human Groups
Peter Bearman, PhD, Jonathan R. Cole Professor of the Social Sciences, Columbia University
Sponsored by: The Hilldale Fund, Department of Sociology, Neuroscience & Public Policy, Center for Demography and Ecology, and Center for Demography of Health & Aging


October 5, 2017

Poverty and Family Functioning Seminar Series
The Success Sequence: How Are Education, Work, and Especially Marriage Linked to Millennials' Financial Well-Being?
W. Bradford Wilcox, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, Director, National Marriage Project, University of Virginia


October 12, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
Parental Employment, Child Care, and Young Children's Development
Alejandra Ros-Pilarz, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin–Madison


October 19, 2017

Poverty and Family Functioning Seminar Series
The Effect of Increased Income on Children's Academic Achievement: Evidence from the Marcellus Shale
Elizabeth Ananat, Associate Professor, Department of Economics and Public Policy, Duke University


October 26, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
The Hunger Industrial Complex: Who Benefits when Corporate America Engages in Anti-Hunger Efforts?
Andy Fisher, Adjunct Professor, Community Health, Urban & Public Affairs, Portland State University


November 2, 2017 - No seminar


November 9, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
American Inequality since 1700: What Drove It?
Jeffery Williamson, Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Emeritus, Harvard University, and Department of Economics, Honorary Fellow, University of Wisconsin–Madison


November 16, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
Neighborhood Choices, Neighborhood Effects, and Housing Vouchers
Jesse Gregory, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Wisconsin–Madison


November 23, 2017 - No seminar


November 30, 2017

IRP General Poverty Research Seminar Series
Exposure to Incarceration and Cognitive Functioning
Robynn Cox, Assistant Professor, School of Social Work, University of Southern California


December 7, 2017

National Poverty Fellows Program Seminar Series
Timing Matters: Federal Medicaid Mandates and High School Graduation Rates
Lincoln Groves, National Poverty Fellow, IRP/Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE)


December 18, 2017 - January 19, 2018 - Winter Break

Seminars resume January 25, 2018


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