Several times a year, the Inequalities Center invites outside speakers to address the Mailman School community. We seek speakers, in particular, who can enrich our perspectives on social inequalities and health.
Bruce Western (PDF), Professor of Sociology, Harvard
“Leaving Prison as a Poverty Transition”
October 3 2013, 1:15-2:30 PM, Hess Commons
Brenda Major (PDF), Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of California
"Identity-Threat and Health: The Case of Sexism and Size-ism"
February 20 2014, 1:00-2:30 PM, Russ Berrie Pavilion 1150 St. Nicholas Ave. Room 2.
Nancy Krieger (PDF), Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Harvard.
"Epidemiologic theory, embodied history, & health inequities: critical challenges"
February 27 2014, 10:00-11:30 AM, Hammer Health Science Library, Lower Level 203.
Douglas Massey, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Princeton University, February 21, 2013.
Annette Lareau, Professor of Sociology, UPenn, “Choosing Homes, Choosing Schools: Reproduction of Social Stratification" Nov 8, 2012.
Ana Diez-Roux, Professor of Epidemiology, Univeristy of Michigan, "Advances and Pitfalls in 'social epidemiology': lessons for population health research" April 30, 2012.
John Jost, Professor of Psychology, NYU, “A System Justification Perspective on Social Stratification and Inequality" May 17, 2012.
Eric Klinenberg, Professor of Sociology, NYU, "Alone in America" February 16, 2012.
Sue Estroff (PDF), Professor of Social Medicine at UNC-Chapel Hill, April 21, 2011: "Prevention Perilous? Early/Forced/Feasible Intervention in Psychiatry circa 2011."
Adrienne Asch (PDF), Professor of Bioethics, Yeshiva University, February 24th, 2011: "Prenatal diagnosis & selective abortion: a challenge to practice & policy."
Peter Beresford (PDF), Senior Lecturer of Social Policy, Brunel University, November 11th, 2010: "Psychiatric system survivors, the disabled people's movement, and solidarity: It should work in practice, but can it work in theory?"
James Morone, Professor of Political Science & Urban Studies, Brown University, September 23rd, 2010: "The Dirty Rotten Secrets of Health Reform: History, Politics, and the Obama legacy."
Erik Olin Wright (PDF), Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin Madison, January 28, 2010: “From Grand Paradigm Battles to Pragmatist Realism: Towards an Integrated Class Analysis.”
Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett, Co-founders of The Equality Trust, January 14, 2010: "The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do Better."
Susan Fiske, Professor of Psychology, Princeton University, September 22, 2009: "Universal Dimensions of Inequality: Warmth and Competence."
Joe Feagin (PDF), Ella C. McFadden Professor of Sociology, Texas A&M University, April 2, 2009
David Williams (PDF), Professor of Public Health, African and African American Studies, and Sociology, Harvard University, Feb 21, 2008
Cecilia Ridgeway (PDF), Lucie Stern Professor of Social Sciences, Stanford University, Oct 18, 2007
John Dovidio (PDF), Professor of Psychology, Yale University, May 9, 2007
Ichiro Kawachi (PDF), Professor of Social Epidemiology, Harvard University, Mar 9, 2007
Peter Conrad (PDF), Harry Coplan Professor of Social Sciences, Brandeis University, Nov 29, 2006