Nathan Seltzer


Ph.D. Student
Department of Sociology
Center for Demography and Ecology
University of Wisconsin-Madison


I am a doctoral student in Sociology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a trainee at the Center for Demography and Ecology. My work is supported the by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the Social Security Administration, and the National Bureau of Economic Research.

My research focuses on:

  • The demographic consequences of natural disasters

  • Geographic and economic health inequalities

  • Fertility decision-making during economic recessions


Publications

  • Post-Disaster Fertility: Hurricane Katrina and the Changing Racial Composition of New Orleans [pdf]
    Nathan Seltzer and Jenna Nobles
    Population and Environment, 2017
    Press: [Washington Post]

  • Insomnia in Adults: The Impact of Earlier Cigarette Smoking from Adolescence to Adulthood [pdf]
    Judith Brook, Chenshu Zhang, Nathan Seltzer, and David Brook
    Journal of Addiction Medicine, 2015

  • Adolescent ADHD and Adult Physical and Mental Health, Work Performance, and Financial Stress [pdf]
    Judith Brook, David Brook, Chenshu Zhang, Nathan Seltzer, and Stephen Finch
    Pediatrics, 2013

  • Adult Work Commitment, Financial Stability, and Social Environment as Related to Marijuana Trajectories Beginning in Adolescence [pdf]
    Judith Brook, Jung Yeon Lee, Stephen J. Finch, David W. Brook, and Nathan Seltzer
    Substance Abuse, 2013

  • Longitudinal Determinants of Substance Use Behaviors [pdf]
    Judith Brook, Jung Yeon Lee, Elizabeth Rubenstone, Stephen J. Finch, Nathan Seltzer, and David Brook
    Journal of Urban Health, 2013

  • Personality Characteristics in the Mid-Forties Predict Women’s Smoking Cessation in their Mid-Sixties [pdf]
    Judith Brook, Chenshu Zhang, Elinor Balka, Nathan Seltzer, and David W. Brook
    Psychological Reports, 2013


Honors and Awards

  • NICHD Pre-Doctoral Traineeship
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    2017-Present

  • SSA/NBER Research Grant
    Determinants of Life Expectancy by Income and Geography
    Social Security Administration and National Bureau of Economic Research
    2017-2018

  • University Fellowship
    University of Wisconsin-Madison
    2015-2016

  • Travel Award
    University of Wisconsin-Madison, Center for Demography and Ecology
    2016, 2017


CV

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Contact

Email: nseltzer@wisc.edu

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