Friday, September 13, 2019
2019 Southern California Comparative Political Science Conference (SC2PI-XIII)
Sponsored by the Inequality and Policy Research Center
Time: 10:30 am–5:30 pm
Location: Burkle, 16

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
Inequality Lab Research Meeting
Guest Speaker: Dr. Gregory Deangelo
Associate Professor of Economic Sciences
Claremont Graduate University
Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Location: Stauffer 110

Wednesday, October 2, 2019
Inequality Lab Research Meeting
Guest Speaker: Dr. Ahu Sumbas
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Hacettepe University
Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Location: Stauffer 110

Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Inequality Lab Research Meeting
Guest Speaker: Dr. Nicholas Weller
Assistant Professor of Political Science
University of California, Riverside
Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Location: Stauffer 110

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Inequality Lab Research Meeting
Guest Speaker: Dr. Christopher Krewson
Assistant Professor, Department of Politics & Government
Claremont Graduate University
Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Location: Stauffer 110

Wednesday, November 6, 2019
Inequality Lab Research Meeting
Guest Speaker: Dr. Stan Oklobdzija
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Policy Lab
Claremont McKenna College
Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Location: Stauffer 110

Wednesday, November 20, 2019
Inequality Lab Research Meeting
Guest Speaker: Dr. Rena Salayeva
Research Coordinator, IPRC
Claremont Graduate University
Time: 12:00 pm–1:30 pm
Location: Stauffer 106

Monday, December 2, 2019
Research Poster Presentation
Award Ceremony for Best Poster & Best Policy Brief
Location: IPRC, McManus 225
Time: 12:00-1:30 pm

February 7, 2020 – Politics and Policy of Health Symposium
Hosted by the Inequality and Policy Research Center
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Location: Burkle 14

program

Introductions: 10 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

Session I: 10:10 a.m. – 11:10 a.m.

Gilbert Gee, UCLA, “Racism and Health Inequalities: Towards a Structural and Life Course Approach”

Francisco Pedraza, UC Riverside, “Immigration Enforcement and the Formation of Cautious Citizenship”

Session II: 11:20 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Chandra Ford, UCLA, “The Need to Treat Racism as a Public Health Problem”

Wei Ye, CGU, and Javier Rodriguez, CGU, “Affordable Care Act Effects on Insurance Coverage and Health Status of Vulnerable Communities”

Lunch: 12:20 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Session III: 1:15 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.

Shervin Assari, Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, “Health Disparities due to Minorities’ Diminished Returns of Economic and Non-Economic Resources: Evidence, Mechanisms, and Policy Solutions”

Marcel Fraix, Western University of Health Sciences, “The Chronic Stress Associated with Poverty and its Direct Impact on Health”

Deborah Freund, CGU, ChengCheng Zhang, CGU, Petra Rasmussen, UCLA, Safia Hassan, Scripps College, and Gerald Kominski, UCLA, “The Relationship among Education, Housing, and Insurance Coverage before and after the Medicaid Expansion”

Coffee break: 2:45 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Session IV: 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Robynn Cox, USC, “Exposure to Incarceration and Cognitive Functioning in Middle-Aged Men”

Paula Palmer, CGU, “Health Disparities among Pacific Islanders”

Javier Rodriguez, CGU, and Dean E. Robinson, University of Massachusetts, “The Reagan-Bush Era and Black Excess Mortality”

Dinner Reception: 5 pm – 6.30 pm – CGU President’s House