The Center for Poverty Research hosts an annual seminar series on poverty issues. We are pleased to welcome faculty, researchers, and thought leaders to the UC Davis campus.
Most of our seminars are located in Andrews Conference Room, 2203 Social Sciences and Humanities Building, unless otherwise noted.
Parking Information: A valid UC Davis parking permit is required to park on campus. Daily Visitor Permits are available for purchase for $9.00 at machines located at the entrance to the Quad Parking Structure (GPS Address: 1 Howard Way, Davis, CA). The Andrews Conference Room is a short walk from the parking structure.
Directions to Andrews Conference Room: Enter the Social Sciences & Humanities Building through the Letters & Science Dean’s Office entrance (arch and glass doors). Stairs and elevator are located just inside; proceed to the second floor. Andrews is on the right side of the hall, 2203 SS&H.
Jennifer Doleac is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Economics at the University of Virginia’s Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy, and Founding Director of the Justice Tech Lab. Professor Doleac is also a Nonresident Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution, a research affiliate at the University of Chicago Crime Lab and the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities, and a research fellow at IZA.
Analisa Packham is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Farmer School of Business at Miami University.
Professor Packham studies applied microeconomics, including labor and health economics and the economics of education. Her research focuses primarily on evaluating the effects of food stamp timing as well as contraception and family planning policies.
Leah Hibel is an Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies at UC Davis and Center for Poverty Research Faculty Affiliate. Issues surrounding diversity are central to her research, teaching, and outreach. Professor Hibel’s research attempts to fill important gaps in our understanding of adverse social and economic experiences on child and family well-being. In particular, she has studied underserved populations such as those in rural settings, families in poverty, African American families, Hispanic families, maltreated children, and families with shift working parents.