Social epidemiologist Lisa Berkman named president-elect of the Population Association of America

Head shot of Professor Lisa Berkman

Lisa Berkman, PhD, director of Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, and the Thomas D. Cabot Professor of Public Policy, Epidemiology, and Global Health and Population at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, has been named president-elect of the Population Association of America (PAA). Berkman will begin her term as president-elect of the non-profit, professional organization dedicated to supporting high-quality population research on January, 1, 2022, followed by one year…

PAA 2020 has gone virtual: Two live sessions today with Harvard Pop Center affiliates

The 2020 PAA annual meeting has gone virtual. Today, there are two live sessions (both from 1:00–2:30 EST) that include Harvard Pop Center faculty member Alexandra Killewald (FLASH: Determinants of the Gender Pay Gap) and several speakers formerly associated with the Center including Xiana Bueno, Mahesh Karra, Eunsil Oh and Jocelyn Finlay (Flash: Politics and Policy Surrounding Fertility, Family Planning, Sexual Behavior, and Reproductive Health). Check out the schedule of…

Researchers, learn to access & use WFHN data at free workshop at PAA annual meeting

There will be a free workshop on how to access and use the datasets from Work, Family & Health Network study at the upcoming 2015 annual meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) in San Diego. The hands-on workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 29, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront (Room Aqua 311ab). Advanced registration is required; please visit this link to register.…

Harvard Pop Center Bell Fellow Ian Salas Receives Prestigious Award

J.M. Ian Salas, PhD, one of our current Bell Fellows, was recently presented with the prestigious Dorothy S. Thomas Award by the Population Association of America (PAA) at their annual meeting in Boston. This award, which recognizes research focused on the interrelationships among social, economic and demographic variables, was given to Salas for a paper that was published while he was a doctoral student at the University of California Irvine…