Lecture: How Demographic Change and Economic Inequality Are Reshaping Society

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Date/Time:Wednesday, 04 Oct 2017 at 7:00 pm
Location:Sun Room, Memorial Union
Cost:Free
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"Portrait of America" - John Iceland, Professor of Sociology and Demography at Penn State University, is the George M. Beal Distinguished Lecture in Rural Sociology. Iceland is the author of the new book "Race and Ethnicity in America."

John Iceland's research and teaching interests lie in demography, social inequality, and immigration. He has authored four books on these issues: Race and Ethnicity in America (2017), Portrait of America (2014), Poverty in America (3rd edition in 2013), and Where We Live Now: Immigration and Race in the United States (2009).

He is currently co-editor of the journal Demography and vice president-elect of the Population Association of America. Iceland served previously as Chief of the Poverty and Health Statistics Branch at the U.S. Census Bureau and was on the faculty at the University of Maryland before joining Penn State.