Brown Bag Seminars

All brown bag seminars are held in The Methodology Center’s conference room, 401 Health and Human Development Building on Thursdays from 12:00–1:30pm unless otherwise noted.​

Spring Semester 2019

January 10th: Business Meeting

January 17th: David Conroy & Constantino Lagoa (Penn State)
Control systems engineering approach to personalizing physical activity messaging interventions

January 24th: No brown bag

January 31st: Canceled

February 7th: Ben Bayly (Penn State)
Positive parenting as an age-varying protective factor against substance use and depression

February 14th: Business Meeting

February 21st: Tom Loughran (Penn State)
Early identification of Chronic Problem Behavior

February 28th: Jamie Gajos (Penn State)
Substance use risk and problem behaviors in adolescence and young adulthood: Biological and environmental contributions across time and contexts

March 7th: No brown bag​

March 14th: Business Meeting

March 21st: Esra Kurum (UC Riverside)
Joint modeling of mixed responses, 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient

March 28th: Steve Wilson (Penn State)
Developing a novel method for linking time-varying changes in affect and brain activity during craving

April 4th: No brown bag

April 11th: Business Meeting

April 18th: Ashley Linden-Carmichael (Penn State)
Crowd-sourcing terms for subjective intoxication during alcohol, marijuana, and co-use episodes: Preliminary findings from MTurk and daily data

April 25th: Lingzhou Xue (Penn State)
A nonconvex approach for latent class regression models

May 2nd: Yunfeng Shi (Penn State)
Opioid crisis, labor market, and tax revenue loss of federal and state governments