University of Wisconsin–Madison

2022 Spring IRP Seminar Calendar

IRP Seminars will be in person meetings this semester, unless otherwise noted. Connection information for virtual seminars will be sent out, in advance, to the IRP Seminar email list.

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January 27, 2022

Ross MiltonLocal Tax Rules and School Funding
Ross Milton, Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

February 3, 2022

Mary PattilloMonetary Sanctions and Housing Instability
Mary Pattillo, Harold Washington Professor, Chair, Department of African American Studies, Departments of Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern University
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

February 10, 2022

Philipp KoellingerInsights into Inequality from a GWAS on Income among ≈756,000 Individuals of European Ancestries
Philipp Koellinger, Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building

February 17, 2022

Denia GarciaPathways to Skin Tone Stratification: The Role of Inherited (Dis)Advantage and Skin Tone Discrimination in Labor Markets
Denia Garcia, Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building

February 24, 2022

Max BesbrisThe Unequal Availability of Rental Housing Information Across Neighborhoods
Max Besbris, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

March 3, 2022

Fabien AccominottiMeritocracy at Work: How the Architecture of Evaluation Fuels Inequality
Fabien Accominotti, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

March 10, 2022

Andrea Gilmore-BykovskyiUtilization and Care Disparities in Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias
Andrea Gilmore-Bykovskyi, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, School of Nursing and Deputy Director, UW Center for Health Disparities Research (CHDR), University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building

March 17, 2022

No Seminar – Spring Break

March 24, 2022

Christine Piette DurranceEstimating the Prevalence of Substance-Exposed Newborns in Child Maltreatment
Christine Piette Durrance, Associate Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building

March 31, 2022

Jooyoung KongIntergenerational Transmission of Violence in Three-Generational Households: Evidence from the Wisconsin Families Studies
Jooyoung Kong, Assistant Professor, Sandra Rosenbaum School of Social Work, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building

April 7, 2022

Linsey EdwardsTBA
Linsey N. Edwards, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, New York University
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building

April 14, 2022

Melissa S. KearneyFamily Matters: The Economics of Household Structure in an Age of Impossibility
Melissa Kearney, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Maryland
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

April 21, 2022

Lauren SchmitzLeveraging the Genome to Evaluate the Impact of the Social Environment
Lauren Schmitz, Assistant Professor, La Follette School of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

April 28, 2022

Mina AddoPennsylvania’s General Assistance Program: Exploring the Experiences of Philadelphia’s Most Vulnerable Residents
Mina Addo, National Poverty Fellow, IRP/OPRE, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building 

May 5, 2022

Lydia AshtonTBA
Lydia Ashton, Assistant Professor, Department of Consumer Science, University of Wisconsin–Madison
12:15-1:30pm, 8417 William H. Sewell Social Sciences Building