All talks will be held in the Charles E. Young Research Library Main Conference Room.


FALL QUARTER

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at 3 p.m.

Why Housing Segregation is a Solvable Problem

Speaker: Richard H. Sander, Dukeminier Distinguished Professor of Law, UCLA

Host: Susanne Lohmann, Professor of Political Science, UCLA

 

Tuesday, November 5, 2019

Extravagant Weapons: The Story Behind Arms Races in Animals and People

Speaker: Douglas J. Emlen, Professor of Biology, University of Montana

Host: Dan Blumstein, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

 

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Foundations of Fairness in Childhood

Speaker: Katherine McAuliffe, Assistant Professor of Psychology,Morrissey College

Host: Dan Blumstein, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCLA

 

WINTER QUARTER

Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3 p.m. 

Talk title TBA

Speaker: Jason Rowntree, Associate Professor of Animal Science, Michigan State University

Host: Aaron Blaisdell, Professor of Psychology, UCLA

 

Wednesday, January 29, 2020 at 3 p.m. 

Seeing is Believing and Beneficial for Social Change: Multicultural Visibility Promotes Recognition and Reduction of Inequality

Speaker: Tiffany N. Brannon, Assistant Professor of Psychology, UCLA

Host: Van Savage, Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Biomathematics, UCLA

 

Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Population Health in the United States: Debates, Denominators and New Policy Directions

Speaker: Paula Lantz, Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Host: Mark Peterson, Professor of Public Policy, Political Science, and Law, UCLA

 

SPRING QUARTER

Thursday, April 16, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Talk title TBA

Speaker: Mirta Galesic, Professor and Cowan Chair in Human Social Dynamics, Santa Fe Institute

Host: Van Savage, Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Biomathematics, UCLA

 

Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 3 p.m. 

Talk title TBA

Speaker: Sandra Gonzalez-Bailon, Associate Professor of Communication, University of Pennsylvania

Host: Jungseock Joo, Assistant Professor of Communication, UCLA

 

Thursday, May 28, 2020 at 3 p.m.

Talk title TBA

Speaker: Kenneth Ford, Founder and CEO, Florida Institute for Human & Machine Cognition

Host: Aaron Blaisdell, Professor of Psychology, UCLA

 

May 2020

Talk title TBA

Speaker: Luis Bettencourt, Pritzker Director of the Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation; Professor of Ecology and Evolution, University of Chicago

Host: Van Savage, Professor of Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Biomathematics, UCLA