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Feb 2013

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Affiliate Publications

Accepted/in print since Dec 2012

Bauldry, Shawn, Michael J. Shanahan, Jason D. Boardman, Richard A. Miech, & Ross Macmillan. (2012). A life course model of self-rated health through adolescence and young adulthood. Social Science & Medicine, 75(7):1311-1320.

Boardman, Jason D., Michael E. Roettger, Benjamin W. Domingue, Matthew B. McQueen, Brett C. Haberstick, and Kathleen Mullan Harris. (2012). Gene-environment interactions related to body mass: school policies and social context as environmental moderators. Journal of Theoretical Politics, 24(3):370-388.

Boardman, Jason D., Kari B. Alexander, Richard A. Miech, Ross MacMillan, and Michael J. Shanahan. (2012). The association between parent's health and the educational attainment of their children. Social Science & Medicine, 75(5):932-939.

Boardman, Jason D., Lisa L. Barnes, Robert S. Wilson, Denis A. Evans, Carlos F. Mendes de Leon. (2012). Social disorder, APOE-E4 genotype, and change cognitive function among older adults living in Chicago. Social Science & Medicine, 74(10):1584-1590.

Boardman, Jason D., Benjamin W. Domingue, and Jason Fletcher. (2012). How social and genetic factors predict friendship networks. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 109(43):17377-17381.
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Daw, Jonathan, Michael Shanahan, Kathleen Mullan Harris, Andrew Smolen, Brett Haberstick, and Jason D. Boardman. (Forthcoming). Genetic antecedents to environmental Sensitivity: 5HTT, smoking, and alcohol consumption. Journal of Health & Social Behavior.

Egondi, T., C. Kabiru, D. Beguy, K. Muindi, and R. Jessor. (Forthcoming). Adolescent home leaving and the transition to adulthood: A psychosocial and behavioral study in the slums of Nairobi. International Journal of Behavioral Development.

Giner, N.M., C. Polsky, R.G. Pontius Jr., and D.M. Runfola. (Forthcoming). Understanding the determinants of lawn landscapes: A fine-resolution spatial statistical analysis in suburban Boston, Massachusetts, USA. Landscape and Urban Planning.

Haberstick, Brett C., Jeffrey M. Lessem , John K. Hewitt, Andrew Smolen, Christian J. Hopfer, Carolyn T. Halpern, Ley A. Killeya-Jones, Jason D. Boardman, Joyce Tabor, Ilene C. Siegler, Redford B. Williams, Kathleen Mullan Harris. (Forthcoming). Monamine oxidase A  genotype, childhood maltreatment, and their interaction in the etiology of adult antisocial behaviors. Biological Psychiatry.

Hunter, Lori M., Stefan Leyk, Raphael Nawrotzki, Galen MacLaurin, Wayne Twine, Mark Collinson and Barend Erasmus.  (Forthcoming). Rural Outmigration, Natural Capital, and Livelihoods in Rural South Africa. Population, Space and Place.

Jessor, R.  (Forthcoming). Problem Behavior Theory: A half century of research on adolescent behavior and development. In Brooks-Gunn, J., Lerner, R. M., Petersen, A. C., & Silbereisen, R.K. (Eds.). The developmental science of adolescence: History through autobiography. New York: Psychology Press.
Kabiru, C. W., D. Beguy, R.P. Ndugwa, E.M. Zulu, and Jessor, R. (2012). "Making it": Understanding adolescent resilience in two informal settlements (slums) in Nairobi, Kenya. Child and Youth Services, 33, 12-32.

Hempel, Lynn M., Julie A. Dowling, Jason D. Boardman, and Christopher G. Ellison. (Forthcoming). Racial threat and Anglo opposition to bilingual education in Texas. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences.

Miech, Richard, Amy Bohnert, Kennon Heard, and Jason D. Boardman. (2013). Increasing use of nonmedical analgesics among younger cohorts in the United States. Journal of Adolescent Health, 52(1):35-41.
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Montez, Jennifer K., and Anna Zajacova. (Forthcoming). Explaining the widening education gap in mortality among U.S. white women. Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Musenge, E., P. Vounatsou, M.A. Collinson, S.M. Tollman, K. Kahn. (2013). The contribution of spatial analysis to understanding HIV/TB mortality in children: a structural equation modeling approach. Global Health Action 2013,6:19266 –

Nawrotzki, R. J. (2013). Climate migration and moral responsibility. Ethics, Policy & Environment.

Roettger, Michael E. and Jason D. Boardman. (2012). Parental incarceration and gender-based risks for increased body mass index:  evidence from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health in the United States. American Journal of Epidemiology, 175(7):636-644.

Runfola, D.M. and R.G. Pontius Jr. (Forthcoming). Quantifying the temporal instability of land change transitions. International Journal of GIS.

Sheehan, Connor M., Richard G. Rogers, George Williams IV, and Jason D. Boardman. (Forthcoming). Gender differences in drugs present in suicide and homicide decedents. Addiction.

Sheehan, C. and F. Riosmena. (Forthcoming). Migration, business formation, and the informal economy in urban Mexico. Social Science Research.

Wadsworth, Tim. (Forthcoming). Sex and the Pursuit of Happiness: How Other People's Sex Lives are Related to our Sense of Well-Being. Social Indicators Research.

Williams, J., L. Ibisomi, B. Sartorius, K. Kahn, M.A. Collinson, S.M. Tollman, and M. Garenne. (2013). Convergence in fertility of South Africans and Mozambicans in rural South Africa, 1993-2009
Global Health Action, 2013. 6: 19236 – http// 19236

Yeatman, Sara, Christie Sennott, and Steven Culpepper. (Forthcoming). Young women's dynamic family size preferences in the context of transitioning fertility. Demography.


Byass P, D. Chandramohan, S.A. Clark, L. D'Ambruoso, E. Fottrell, W.J. Graham, A.J. Herbst, A. Hodgson, S. Hounton, K. Kahn, A. Krishan, J. Leitao, F. Odhiambo, O.A. Sankoh, and S. Tollman. (2012). Strengthening standardised interpretation of verbal autopsy data: the new InterVA-4 tool. Global Health Action, 5:19281. DOI:103402/gha.v5i0.19281

Hosegood V. and S. Madhavan. (2012). Understanding fatherhood and father involvement in South Africa: insights from surveys and population cohorts. Fathering, 10(3):257-273

Kimani-Murage EW, L. Manderson, S.A. Norris, K. Kahn. (2012). "Its my secret": barriers to paediatric HIV treatment in a poor rural South African setting. AIDS Care. DOI: 10.1080/09540121.2012.748865

Madhavan S, E. Schatz, S. Clark, M. Collinson. (2012). Child mobility, maternal status and household composition in rural South Africa. Demography. DOI 10.1007/s13524-011-0087-3

Madhavan S. and K. Roy. (2012). Securing fatherhood through kinwork: a comparison of black low-income fathers and families in South Africa and the United States. Journal of Family Issues, 33(6): 801-822

Schatz E. and L. Gilbert. (2012)."My heart is very painful": physical, mental and social wellbeing of older women at the times of HIV/AIDS in rural South Africa. Journal of Aging Studies, 26(1):16-25

Schatz E. (2012). Rationale and procedures for nesting semi-structured interviews in surveys or censuses. Population Studies: a Journal of Demography. DOI:10.1080/00324728.2012.658851

Schatz E., F.X. Gomez-Oliva, M. Ralston, J. Menken, and S. Tollman. (2012). The impact of pensions on health and wellbeing in rural South Africa: does gender matter? Social Science and Medicine, 75(10):1864-1873 doi: 10.1016/j.socscimed.2012.07.004

Schatz E. and J. Williams. (2012). Measuring gender and reproductive health in Africa using demographic and health surveys: the need for mixed-methods research. Culture, Health and Sexuality, 14(7): 811-826 DOI: 10.1080/13691058.2012.698309

Tibane J., R. Twine, M. Garenne, S.J. Clark, S.M. Tollman, S. Afolabi, B.D. Clark, A. Khosa, S. Khoza, B. Silaule, and R. Wagner. (2012). Profile: Agincourt health and socio-demographic surveillance system. International Journal of Epidemiology, 41(4): 988-1001

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affiliate presentations

Since Dec 2012

Richard Jessor was an invited lecturer at the Winterschool 2013 on "Novel Insights into Antisocial Behavior" held at the Seeon Monastery in Bavaria, Germany, January 31-February 3, 2013. The meeting was organized by scholars from the University of Regensburg (Germany) ,  the University of Amsterdam (Netherlands) , and KU Leuven (Belgium) and was funded by the Volkswagen Foundation. Approximately 35 post-docs and advanced graduate students from across Europe attended.

Brian Cadena presented "Immigration, Internal Migration, and Local Labor Market Adjustment During the Great Recession" at the Demography Workshop at the University of Chicago Population Research Center on February 14, 2013.

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Opportunities / Announcements

Rick Rogers received a College Scholar Award from the CU College of Arts and Sciences.

Jani Little attended the RDC Annual Conference at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago on September 20-21, 2012. This marked the beginning of an ongoing effort to establish a Colorado Research Data Center, which would enable access to restricted data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau, the National Center for Health Statistics, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Bureau of Justice Statistics as well as other federal statistical agencies. 

James Raymer moved to Canberra to join the Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute (ADSRI) as a Professor of Demography at the Australian National University. His new email address is

Mark Collinson, Senior Research Officer, Health and Population Division, School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa (Agincourt Health and Demographic Surveillance Site) recently received an “Emerging Researcher” Award, from the University Research Office, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. The award supports a postdoctoral research fellow for two years to be supervised by the recipient.

Randall Kuhn's paper in the current PDR, "On the Role of Human Development in the Arab Spring", has generated much interest.  See:

Duke Population Research Institute has released a call for Postdoctoral Fellowships Applications in the Population Sciences.  Click here for information.

Affiliates reminder: please put the following in the acknowledgement section of publications that received any form of support from CUPC including administrative, computing, financial, etc.:
"Partial support for this research came from a Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development research infrastructure grant, 5R24 HD066613-03, to the University of Colorado Population Center in the Institute of Behavioral Science at the University of Colorado Boulder."

Call for 2013 Working Papers: The CUPC Working Paper Series has returned to the policy of making PDFs available online – and we need new submissions for 2013.  Do you have a recently submitted manuscript that would benefit from "pre-publication" posting?  Please send to

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Research Grant Proposals

Since Dec 2012

Funded by the CUPC Developmental Core Research Proposals:
Francisca Antman $2500 "Incentives to Identify: Ethnic Identification and Affirmative Action in College Admissions"

JD Daw $2500 "Demographic Investigations of Kinship Patterns in Cause of Death, Household Integration, and Kinship Dynamics of College Selectivity"

Lori Hunter $1500 "A Meta-Analysis of the Demographic Scholarship on Migration-Environment Linkages"

Stef Mollborn $5000, "The Formation and Consequences of Children's Health Lifestyles"

Fernando Riosmena $3000 "The Role of 'Barrio' Effects on Foreign-Born Hispanic Health"

Seth Spielman $2500 "Improving the Neighborhood-Scale Demographic Estimates"
CUPC Development Core Workshop Support:
Lori Hunter, $1000, Supplemental funding for Fall 2013 workshop on "Climate Change, Migration and Health" Program       

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