Postdoctoral position in Demography of Chronic Pain

We are seeking applications for a postdoctoral position on a “Demography of Chronic Pain” project, funded by the U.S. National Institutes of Health.  The successful candidate will work under the direction of Dr. Zachary Zimmer at Mount Saint Vincent University (MSVU) and collaborate with an international team of scholars.  The project utilizes publicly available data from the … Continue reading Postdoctoral position in Demography of Chronic Pain

Research shows Global Increase in Skip-Generation Households

A new paper, "The Rise and Prominence of Skip-Generation Households in Lower-and Middle-Income Countries," by GACI Director Zachary Zimmer and Emily Treleaven of the University of Michigan documents a global increase in skip-generation households - that is, grandparents living with grandchildren with the middle generation absent.  This suggests an important change in household formation among … Continue reading Research shows Global Increase in Skip-Generation Households

Surviving War: Biomarkers Reveal Effects on the Body and Mind

"How Does Surviving War Age the Body and Mind? An Analysis of Subjective Age in Vietnam." This presentation was recently given to the National Institutes of Health sponsored Biomarker meetings by GACI affiliate Kim Korinek, Director, Asia Center, Asian Studies Program & Professor, Sociology Department, University of Utah.