ASA Program Update

A paper by O’Rand and Bostic has been added to the SALC Paper Session on Life Course Research and Social Policy.  Session organizer: Madonna Harrington Meyer, Syracuse University Discussant, Jacqueline L. Angel, University of Texas at Austin O’Rand, Angela and Amie Bostic. “Lags and Leaps: The Dynamics of Demography, Economy, and Policy and Their Implications for Life CourseContinue reading “ASA Program Update”

Get Tickets to ASA Mentoring Dinner

Tickets for the SALC annual Award and Mentoring Dinner are now on sale!  The dinner will be Saturday August 20, 6:45-9pm, at the Paris Ballroom of Hotel Monaco (1101 4th Ave, Seattle). The program is titled, “Getting a Job: Hunting, Interviewing, and Early Career Planning,” and will feature Patricia Thomas (Purdue), Lindsay Wilkinson (Baylor), and Pamela Herd (UWisconsin-Madison). Ticket pricesContinue reading “Get Tickets to ASA Mentoring Dinner”

2016 Award Winners Announced

Matilda White Riley Distinguished Scholar Award Madonna Harrington Meyer Meredith Professor of Teaching Excellence Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs Syracuse University Madonna has accumulated more than two decades of sociological research on retirement and later-life economic well-being, particularly through the lens of the gendered welfare state.  Her work has made critical contributions acrossContinue reading “2016 Award Winners Announced”

SALC Election Results

Our 2016-17 incoming elected officers are: Chair-Elect: Pamela Herd (Univ of Wisconsin-Madison) Secretary-Treasurer: Debra Street (SUNY-Buffalo) Council (three-year terms): Tyson Brown (Vanderbilt) and Cathy Liu (Michigan State) Student Representative to Council (two-year term): Rebecca Wang (Syracuse) Pamela, Debra, Tyson, Cathy, and Rebecca will join chair-elect Jessica Kelley-Moore and current council members Carol Aneshensel, Kristen SchulzContinue reading “SALC Election Results”

Paper Award: National Center of Competence in Research LIVES

In order to stimulate advances in the areas of vulnerability and life course studies, the Swiss National Center of Competence in Research LIVES (NCCR LIVES) encourages early career scholars to apply to the LIVES Best Paper Award 2016. A sum of 2000 € will be granted to the winner. In addition to the award, theContinue reading “Paper Award: National Center of Competence in Research LIVES”

Call for Papers: PSID Data User Conference

September 15-16, 2016, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor PSID announces a call for papers for the first PSID Annual Data User Conference. We invite submissions on any topic that use data from PSID or one of its major supplements, such as the Child Development Supplement, the Transition into Adulthood Supplement, the Disability and Use of Time supplement, the Family Rosters andContinue reading “Call for Papers: PSID Data User Conference”

Mentoring Dinner Donations Sought

Mark your calendars! The SALC reception and mentoring dinner  will be held on Saturday August 20, 6:45-9 pm at Seattle’s Hotel Monaco, in the Paris Ballroom.  Hotel Monaco is located at 1101 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA. In addition to drinks and a buffet dinner featuring Pacific Northwest fare, the evening will include a short program entitled, “Getting aContinue reading “Mentoring Dinner Donations Sought”

Early Investigator Panel at NIH Honoring Matilda White Riley

During her prominent career, Dr. White Riley helped establish the NIH’s Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR). For the last nine years, OBSSR has honored her with a sponsored lecture by an eminent behavioral and social sciences scholar. This year OBSSR will expand the observance of her enduring influence on NIH with a panelContinue reading “Early Investigator Panel at NIH Honoring Matilda White Riley”

Call for Papers: Conference on Aging in the Americas

Submit your abstract for the International Conference on Aging in the Americas, Sept 14-16, 2016 A poster abstract is required. All abstracts should include the following information: Project title Lead-author’s name and affiliation Lead-author’s email address Lead-author’s classification (undergraduate/graduate, postdoc, professor) Brief (less than 300 words) summary of the research project Send poster abstracts toContinue reading “Call for Papers: Conference on Aging in the Americas”