Harvard professor to present De Jong Lecture in Social Demography Nov. 15

Penn State’s 13th Annual De Jong Lecture in Social Demography will be presented from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 15, at the Nittany Lion Inn on the University Park campus.

"The impact of workplace policies/practices and family composition: Can they explain inequalities in health," will be presented by Lisa Berkman, director of the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies. Joining Berkman for the discussion will be Sarah Damaske, associate professor of labor and employment relations, sociology, and women’s studies at Penn State, and Christine Percheski, assistant professor of sociology at Northwestern University.

The lecture is free and open the public. Please register online.