Annual Meeting 2020
NEW: The 2nd Annual Meeting of the SSECR will be held ONLINE via Zoom!
For the second annual meeting we were able to win two renowned keynote speakers:
Michael Shanahan has been a Professor of Sociology at the University of Zurich since August, 2016, and is Director of Research at the Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development since October 2016. He studied sociology and child development at the University of Minnesota and was a post doctoral fellow at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has held professorships at Penn State University and UNC-Chapel Hill and was Hewlett Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford (1998/1999). His main research interests include life course sociology theory and methods, with a focus on individual differences in the life course, particularly genetic factors.
Cole, S., Shanahan, M. J., Gaydosh, L., Harris, K. M. (2020). Population-based mRNA profiling in Add Health finds social disparities in inflammatory and antiviral gene regulation emerge by young adulthood. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 117(9): 4601-4608. 2016.
Sex differences in associations between subjective social status and c-reactive protein in young adults. Psychosomatic Medicine. (Freeman, Bauldry, Volpe, Shanahan M, Shanahan L). 2016.
Parental and adolescent health behaviors and pathways to adulthood. Social Science Research. (Bauldry, Shanahan, Macmillan, Miech, Boardman, Dean, and Cole). 2015.
Can personality traits and intelligence compensate for background disadvantage? Predicting status attainment in adulthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. (Damian, Su, Shanahan, Trautwein, Roberts).
Shanahan, M. J., Johnson, M., & Mortimer, J. T. (Editors.) (2015). Handbook of the life course, volume 2. New York: Springer.
Dear Members and Friends of the Swiss Society for Early Childhood Research
Please save the date for this year`s annual scientific meeting of the SSECR that will take place in Zurich at the HfH (Interkantonale Hochschule für Heilpädagogik) on November 18th, 2020. This year's meeting will be jointly organised by the University of Applied Sciences in Special Needs Education (HfH), the Zurich University of Teacher Education, the University Children's Hospital Zurich, the Marie Meierhofer Children's Institute, and the University of Zurich. The title, we choose for this interdisciplinary conference that brings together researchers from various disciplines of early childhood research is "Breaking through interdisciplinary barriers".
Further information on key note speakers and a call for oral, or poster contributions will follow soon along with a link for registration.
We are looking forward to meeting you in Zurich!