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Pamela Herd Lecture

Date: Wed. March 16th, 2016, 3:00 pm-4:30 pm
Location: Tinkham Veale Center | Senior Classroom

You are invited to join the Department of Sociology on March 16, 2016 for “Promises and Pitfalls of Integrating Biological Data into Social Science Studies” presented by Pamela Herd, Professor of Public Affairs & Sociology, University of Wisconsin. The lecture will be held in Tinkham Veale Center, Senior Classroom, from 3:00 – 4:30PM. Question & answer | reception to follow | refreshments will be provided. This event is sponsored by the Department of Sociology & ACES + program. 

About the Speaker:

Pamela Herd is Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology at the University of Wisconsin. Broadly, her work focuses on aging, policy, health, and inequality. One stream examines how social policies (i.e., Social Security) affect gender, race, and class inequalities. The second stream focuses on the relationship between social factors and health.

She is the Principal Investigator of the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, a member of the Board of Overseers of the General Social Survey, a member of the Board of Overseers of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, and a member of the National Academy of Social Insurance.


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