Future of Healthy Families Lecture: Kathryn Edin

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 02 Mar 2016 from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location:2019 Morrill Hall
URL:http://www.hs.iastate.edu/academics/hilton-chair/
Contact:Brenda Lohman,
Phone:515-294-6230
Channel:ISU Lecture Series
Categories:Lectures
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Attend the Helen LeBaron Hilton Endowed Chair Lecture Series. This series brings together insight from across disciplinary bounds to address how family is defined, the current knowledge on healthy families, and the future of the field. Reception will follow.

Kathryn Edin, PhD
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor, Department of Sociology, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, John Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland
Kathryn Edin is the Bloomberg Distinguished Professor in the Department of Sociology, Zanvyl Krieger School of Arts and Sciences and Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health. Her research focuses on the lives of families in poverty. In particular she studies the domains of welfare and low-wage work, family life, and neighborhood contexts. In 2014 she became a member of the National Academy of Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.