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The Department of Sociology Fall 2023 Colloquium Series Presents: Dr. Elizabeth Wrigley-Field

Monday, November 13, 2023 | 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM

Seigle 304, 304

Colloquia Title:

"What do, and don't, we learn from the Black/white mortality disparity?"


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On Monday, November 13, 2023, the Sociology Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Elizabeth Wrigley-Field. Dr. Wrigley-Field is an associate professor at the University of Minnesota. A sociologist and demographer, she studies racial inequality in mortality in the historical and contemporary United States, and specializes in finding comparisons and metrics that illuminate the human meaning of mortality disparities. She has extensively researched the Covid-19 pandemic in Minnesota, where she also co-founded an award-winning community vaccination organization (the Seward Vaccine Equity Project). She is also a demographic methodologist, developing models designed to clarify relationships between micro and macro perspectives on population processes.
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