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Social Brownbag Schedule

In-person Social Area Brown Bags take place in University Hall 122 from 11am-12pm on every Friday of the academic year, except for conference dates and holidays. For more information, including details about location for in-person talks, please email Amaya Mitchell at
*Remote talks will take place 11-12pm Central Time via zoom




September 22nd

Setting-the-tone meeting

September 29th

Dr. William J. Chopik

Michigan State University

October 6th

Dr. Laura Wallace

University of Chicago Booth

October 13th

SESP (no Brown Bag)

October 20th

Dr. Adam Waytz

Northwestern: Kellogg School of Management

October 27th

Dr. Simone Zinaida Ispa-Landa

Northwestern: SESP and Sociology

November 3rd

Dr. Elizabeth Tipton

Northwestern: Statistics and Data Science

November 10th

Dr. Tara Gonsalves

Northwestern: Sociology

November 17th

Dr. Aisha Griffith

University of Illinois at Chicago

November 24th

Thanksgiving Break (no Brown Bag)

December 1st

Reading Week (no Brown Bag)

December 8th

Dr. Sara B. Chadwick

University of Wisconsin Madison

December 15th

Winter Recess (no Brown Bag)

December 22nd

Winter Recess (no Brown Bag)

December 29th

Winter Recess (no Brown Bag)

January 5th

Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller

University of Chicago: Sociology and Crown Family School of Social Work

January 12th

Dr. Emily Dix

Lake Forest College

January 19th

Dr. Nic M. Weststrate

University of Illinois at Chicago

January 26th

Dr. Dalal Katsiaficas

University of Illinois at Chicago

February 2nd

Recruitment Weekend (student Brown Bag)

February 9th

SPSP (no Brown Bag)

February 16th

Dr. Kyshia Henderson

University of Chicago

February 23rd

Dr. Brenda C. Straka

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

March 1st

Dr. Shigehiro Oishi

University of Chicago

March 8th

Emma McGorray

Social Student

March 15th

Erin Hughes

Social Student

March 22nd

Spring Break (no Brown Bag)

March 29th

Josiah Rosario

Social Student

April 5th

David Silverman

Social Student

April 12th

Eileen Wu

Social Student

April 19th

MPA (no Brown Bag)

April 26th

Edward Litwin

Social Student

May 3rd

Mengdi Huang

Social Student

May 10th

Lourdes Castillo Silva

Social Student

May 17th

Amaya Mitchell

Social Student

May 24th

Jonathan Doriscar

Social Student

May 31st

Quincy Lherisson

Social Student