PAA 2019 Open for Submissions

Submissions are now being accepted for PAA 2019, which will take place April 10-13 in Austin Texas. Submissions must be completed no later than 11:59 PM PT (Pacific Time), Sunday, September 16, 20018.

PAA 2019 Call for Papers

PAMPA Submission Site

CCPR 20th Aniversary

The California Center for Population Research (CCPR) at UCLA was founded in 1998, and thus celebrates its 20-year anniversary in 2018! UCLA will host a CCPR anniversary event, with a reception on Thursday, October 11, 2018, and a full day conference and dinner on Friday, October 12, 2018.

Open Faculty Position

ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE/FULL PROFESSOR

The UCLA California Center for Population Research (CCPR) (www.ccpr.ucla.edu) seeks candidates for a full-time tenure-track or tenured position in demography and population studies. This is an open rank appointment with rank depending on the candidate’s experience and record. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent in a social science, public policy, public health, demography, or a related field. The appointment will likely be made in one or more of the major departments represented within CCPR (Community Health Sciences, Economics, Geography, Public Policy, Statistics, and Sociology). Candidates should have a strong, innovative research program, demonstrate success or potential for obtaining extramural research funding, and be able to teach population courses and mentor students from diverse backgrounds. The start date is negotiable, preferably Fall 2019. We will begin reviewing applications on October 1, 2018.

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Research

CCPR’s research spans a range of demographic and population issues in five broad areas of study. CCPR also is a leader in the collection of data for population research and in the creation of new data collection and analysis methods.

2018 Treiman Research Fellowship Award

  • Carolina Arteaga, ““The Intergenerational Effects of Parental Incarceration.” (Dept. of Economics)

2018-2019 Course Release Program

  • “Generalizing experimental findings to broad populations of interest”                   Erin Hartman (Dept. of Statistics)
  • “Detailed data analysis of preliminary studies on promoting helmet use among motorcyclists’ social network in Thailand” Akihiro Nishi (Dept. of Epidemiology)
  • “The health benefits of socioeconomic resources among older adults: Exploring racial/ethnic contrasts” Courtney Thomas (Dept. of Community Health Sciences

2017-2018 Funded Small Grants

  • “The Effects of Higher Education Institutional Environments on Student Mental Health.” Michael Gaddis (Dept. of Sociology)
  • “Understanding Men’s and Women’s Perceived Risk of Pregnancy: An In-Depth Exploration in Rural Malawi.” Jessica Gipson (Dept. of Community Health Sciences)
  • “Access to Health Care for Non-Communicable Diseases in Malawi: New Insights Using Geospatial Analyses of Facility- and Household-level Data.” Corrina Moucheraud (Dept. of Health Policy and Management)
  • “The Racial Self-Awareness Framework of Race-Based Stress, Coping, and Health: Evaluating Bio-Psychosocial Pathways among African Americans.” Courtney Thomas (Dept. of Community Health Sciences)
  • “Measuring Protester Demographics from Social Media Images.” Zachary C. Steinert-Threlkeld (Dept. of Public Policy)