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Guest Lecture by Professor Stephen A. Matthews, Penn State University: The temporality of people's lives and the places they live

Professor Stephen A. Matthews is a Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Demography from Penn State University, USA. He honors Aalto University with a visit to give a guest lecture on May 29 and serve as opponent at the defense of the dissertation of Kamyar Hasanzadeh on May 31.

Topic:
The temporality of people's lives and the places they live: Measuring exposure, access and use of places in demographic and health research

About the lecturer:
Professor Stephen A. Matthews is Liberal Arts Professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Demography at Penn State University, USA.  Prof. Matthews's research interests focus on the connections between people and places. An important part of his work is an interest in conceptual and methodological issues associated with how neighborhoods are defined and their attributes are measured, and the relevance of these definitions and measures to individual behavior and demographic and health outcomes. Prof. Matthews has a longstanding interest in spatial demography and the use of spatial concepts, measures and methods to study population health and spatial inequality.

Defense of Dissertation in the field of Spatial Planning and Transportation, Kamyar Hasanzadeh, MSc.

MSc. Kamyar Hasanzadeh at the Department of Built Environment, Aalto University will defend his doctoral dissertation on May 31 at noon in the Undergraduate Centre.

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