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Looking Ahead in 2013

This spring, CRF is hosting eight lectures, a methods workshop, and the "New Worlds of Adoption" conference. Please join us!





Emily Ho, Ph.D.

Endowed Director of the Moore Family Center for Whole Grain Foods, Nutrition and Preventative Health; Associate Professor and Principal Investigator in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University. 

."Dietary Histone Deacetylase Inhibitors for Cancer Prevention."

 February 1, 2013 - 12 pm  |  Campus Center, Room 904-8



Christine Bachrach, Ph.D.

Research Professor at the Maryland Population Research Center 

"Can Meanings be Modeled? Exploring a Neural Networks Model of Culture."

February 21, 2013 - 4 pm  |  Campus Center, Room 904-8




David R. Williams, Ph.D.

Florence and Laura Norman Professor of Public Health; Professor African and African American Studies; Sociology Department Affiliate at Harvard University   

"Racism and Heath: Findings, Questions and Directions."

March 5, 2013 - 12:30 pm   |  Campus Center, Reading Room




Scott Long, Ph.D.

Distinguished Professor and Chancellor's Professor of Sociology and Statistics at Indiana University, Bloomington   

In this Seminar, he will discuss his recent book, The Workflow of Data Analysis and his studies of health and aging, stigma and mental health, and human sexuality..

March 7-8, 2013 - Lecture on Mar. 7; Workshop on Mar. 8



crowellJudith A. Crowell, M.D. 

Professor and Director of Training; Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Stony Brook University 
Senior Scientist, Judge Baker Children's Center, Harvard Medical School    

March 28, 2013 - 4 pm  |  Campus Center, Room 904-8




Contact Between Adoptive & Birth Families: What Works?  

This year's "New Worlds of Adoption" conference will highlight research-based practice and policy relating to contact between a child's birth and adoptive families. READ MORE

April 11 & 12, 2013 




Paul Apostolidis, Ph.D.

Professor of Politics at Whitman College, Washington  

"Migrant Day Laborers, Neoliberalism, and the Struggle for Time."

April 18, 2013 - 4 pm  |  Campus Center, Room 904-8




Jacquelynne Eccles, Ph.D. 

McKeachie-Pintrich Distinguished University Professor of Psychology and Education  

Her research focuses on family and adolescent development, identity formation, and the role of ethnicity in development and socialization.   

April 22, 2013 4 pm  |  Campus Center, Room 904-8



Paromita Sanyal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor and PARK Sesquicentennial Fellow 

Her research examines the social impacts of microcredit programs on poor, rural women in developing countries. 

April 25, 2013 - 4 pm  |  Campus Center, Room 904-8