Demographers in the Anthropocene Tuesday, June 5, 2018, 12 – 1pm
Demographers in the Anthropocene
Room:L.J. Andrews Conference Room (2203 SS&H)
Location of Event:UC Davis Campus
Event Type:Free Events, Lectures and Seminars
Presented by:Assistant Professor of Science and Technology Studies Emily Klancher Merchant
Sponsored by:Institute for Social Sciences

Emily Klancher Merchant holds a Ph.D. in history (2015) from the University of Michigan, where she was a also a predoctoral trainee in the Population Studies Center. Her research combines methods of close and distant (algorithmic) reading of archival documents, oral history interviews, and published scientific literature with approaches drawn from history, science and technology studies, the digital humanities, and the quantitative social sciences. Her current project is a history of demography since World War I; past projects have focused on the history of immigration from Mexico to the United States and the history of agriculture in the U.S. West.

Free pizza served at noon; lecture begins at 12:10 p.m.

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