Talks

2019

“Intergenerational Health Mobility: Magnitudes and Importance of Schools and Place”
Stanford University, Center for Population Health Sciences, Stanford, CA, December 2019

“Promises of Polygenic Scores in the Social Sciences Panel”
Uses of Polygenic Scores Conference, New York Genome Center/NYU, November 2019

“Intergenerational Transmission with Genetic Measurement”
Vrije Universiteit (Free University), Amsterdam, Netherlands, September 2019

“Decoupling Genetics from Educational Attainments: How Do Socially Mobile Contexts Work?”
International Sociological Association (ISA) RC28 Summer Meeting, Princeton, NJ, August 2019

“Classmate Moderation of Genetic Effects on Educational Outcomes”
Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, Austin, TX, May 2019

“Health Policy and Genetic Endowments: Understanding Sources of Response to MLDA Laws”
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Health Economics Meeting, Cambridge, MA, April 2019

2018

“Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility”
Southern Economic Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, November 2018

“In Utero Exposure Interact with Genetic Factors to Predict Old Age Cognition” (Video)
Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Sciences (IAPHS) Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 2018

“Peer Effects of Obesity on Child Body Composition”
Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Sciences (IAPHS) Annual Conference, Washington, DC, October 2018

*“Early Life Exposures, Gene Environment Interactions, and Cognitive Decline in Old Age”
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) Summer Institute: Aging Workshop, Cambridge, MA, July 2018

“Cesarean Section and Children’s Health”
American Society of Health Economics Annual Meeting (ASHEcon), Atlanta, GA, June 2018

“Peer effects of Obesity on Child Body Composition”
American Society of Health Economics Annual Meeting (ASHEcon), Atlanta, GA, June 2018

“Providing Evidence for Causal Research Designs using Non-Experimental Data”
Center for Demography and Ecology, Summer DemSem, Madison, WI May 2018

“Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment, and Social Mobility”
University of Chicago Demography Seminar, Chicago, IL, May 2018

“Separating Measured Genetic and Environmental Effects: Evidence Linking Parental Genotype and Adopted Child Outcomes”
Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2018

“Early Life Exposures, Gene-Environment Interactions, and Cognitive Decline in Old Age,”
Population Association of America (PAA), Biomarker Network Meeting, Denver, CO, April 2018

Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility
The University of Texas at Austin, Population Research Center, Austin, TX, March 2018

The Policy Implications of Recent Advances in Genomic Science
The University of Texas at Austin, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, Austin, TX, March 2018

2017

Uncovering Heterogeneous Effects in Project STAR
Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management (APPAM), Chicago, IL, October 2017

“Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility” (Keynote)
Research Committee on Social Stratification and Mobility (RC28) of the International Sociological Association (ISA), New York, NY, August 2017

“RDC Project Examples Incorporating Geographic and Birth Date Information”
Center for Demography and Ecology, Summer DemSem, Madison, WI, June 2017

“Environmental Shaping of Effects of Individual Endowments in Processes of Social Mobility” (Video)
Stanford University, Center for Education Policy Analysis (CEPA), Stanford, CA, May 2017

“Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility”
Population Association of America (PAA), Biomarker Network Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2017

Environmental Bottlenecks on Children’s Genetic Potential for Adult Socioeconomic Attainments: Evidence From a Health Shock
Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2017

Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility
Penn State, Population Research Institute Seminar, University Park, PA, March 2017

“Genetic Endowments, Educational Attainment and Social Mobility”
University of Georgia, Terry College of Business, Economics Seminar Series, March 2017

“Uncovering Heterogeneous Effects in the Head Start Evaluation”
UW–Madison, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences (ITP) Seminar, Madison, WI, March 2017

Gene-Environment Interactions in Social Mobility
The Ohio State University, Consumer Science, Economics, and Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology (EEOB) Departments, Columbus, OH, February 2017

“The Genome Factor: Reporting back from the field on the ongoing integration of genetics and social science” (Video)
UW–Madison, Biotechnology Center, Neuroscience and Public Policy Seminar, Paul Bach-Y-Rita Memorial Lecture, Madison, WI, February 2017

“Intergenerational Transmission of Economic Status: New Evidence of Gene-Environment Interactions”
UW–Madison, Center for Demography and Ecology, DemSem, Madison, WI, January 2017

“The Social Construction of Race and Genomic Science: A Discussion”
UW–Madison, Department of Sociology, Race & Ethnicity Brownbag Workshop, Madison, WI, January 2017