April 23, 2015
6:00 p.m. Reception
6:30-7:30 p.m. Panel Presentation
Social & Behavioral Sciences Gateway, Room 1517


  • Marianne Bitler, Professor, Department of Economics, UCI and Executive Director, California Census Research Data Center

Topic: Using National Center for Health Statistics data to study effects of laws covering breast and cervical cancer screenings and a program to fund breast and cervical cancer screenings for low income women without insurance coverage on screenings and cancer diagnoses; how WIC affects children's consumption of foods and nutrients as well as objective measures of various micronutrients in the body.

  • Susan Brown, Associate Professor, Department of Sociology, UCI and Director, Demographic and Social Analysis Master’s Program

Topic: Using Census data to study integration of Mexican-Americans across generations - in particular, poorer outcomes for the second generation when their mothers remain unauthorized.

  • David Neumark, Chancellor’s Professor, Department of Economics, UCI and Director, Center for Economics & Public Policy, UCI

Topic: Using Census data to study potential value of data matching employees and employers; labor market discrimination; labor market networks.

  • Moderated by Steve Capps, ’69 Psychology, UC Irvine and ’73 MBA, California State University; Director, Portfolio Manager, Healthcare Banking at Opus Bank, Orange County and California area. Capps also teaches university courses in finance, alumni & chapter management, student mentoring, and organizational fundraising.

The Social Sciences Expert Speaker Series was established in 2010 to showcase social sciences faculty, students, alumni and community members and friends making a difference through cutting edge research.

Parking is available in the Social Science Parking Structure. While not required, RSVPs are requested online or via email to Joanna Sum.

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