RDAR Seminar Series

The RDAR Center hosts a variety of speakers who are experts in their field. You can join us in person or via Zoom. For more information about upcoming seminar speakers and other Center events, please click the link below.

Upcoming Events


Seminar Series

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Trey Andrews

Trey AndrewsAssociate Professor of Psychology and Ethnic Studies, and Co-Director of the Minority Health Disparities Initiative at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Andrews presents on "Mediators of Violence Exposure and Substance Use (MoVES)." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Maggie Mott

Maggie MottGraduate Student in the Laboratory of the Neurobiology of Addiction in the Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology & Neuroscience at LSU Health

Mott presents on "The Basic Science Side of Sex & Addiction." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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RaeAnn Anderson

RaeAnn AndersonAssistant Professor in Clinical Psychology at the University of North Dakota

Anderson presents on "Alcohol-Facilitated Sexual Victimization Among Indigenous College Students." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Michael Taffe

Michael TaffeProfessor in the Department of Psychiatry and Skaggs School of Pharmacy at the University of California San Diego

Taffe presents on "Racial Inequities in NIH Grant Funding." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt

Cassandra Gipson-ReichardtAssociate Professor of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky

Gipson-Reichardt presents on "Ovarian and Contraceptive Hormones Modulate Nicotine and Ethanol Consumption and Neural Mechanisms Within the Reward Pathway." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Patrick Habecker

Patrick HabeckerAssistant Research Professor at the RDAR Center and the Department of Sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Habecker presents on "Measuring Rurality." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Brendan JackaInvestigator in Epidemiology at the People, Place and Health Collective at Brown University School of Public Health

Patience MoyoAssistant Professor of Health Services, Policy & Practice at Brown University School of Public Health

Jacka & Moyo present on "Opioid Overdose and Prescribing in Focus: Results and Progress from Pilot Studies." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Annette Dubas

Annette DubasExecutive Director of the Nebraska Association of Behavioral Health Organizations

Annette gives her presentation, entitled "NABHO - Who We Are, What We Do, and Why Advocacy Matters." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Yan Wang

Yan WangAssociate Professor in the Department of Epidemiology at the University of Florida

Yan gives her presentation, entitled "Laboratory and Field Validation of a New Generation Wrist-Worn Alcohol Biosensor." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Bilal Khan

Bilal KhanCo-Director of the Longitudinal Networks Core at the RDAR Center and Happold Professor of Sociology and Computer Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Bilal presents the Open Dynamic Interaction Networks (ODIN) system and the LNC Voucher Program. ODIN is a new platform designed to collect and analyze rich, contextual data on both personal attributes and interpersonal interaction. To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Lauren Ancel Meyers

Lauren Ancel MeyersCooley Centennial Professor of Integrative Biology and Statistics & Data Sciences at The University of Texas at Austin and a member of the Santa Fe Institute External Faculty

Lauren gives her presentation, entitled "Modeling to Mitigate the COVID-19 Pandemic." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Kathie Starkweather

Kathie StarkweatherRural Sociologist and Retired Rural Nonprofit Director

Kathie gives her presentation, entitled "Implicit Bias." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Trey Andrews

Arthur "Trey" Andrews IIIAssistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Trey gives his presentation, entitled "Trauma Disparities and Treatment among Latinx Populations." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Jeffrey Smith

Jeffrey SmithAssociate Professor in the Department of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Jeff gives his presentation, entitled "Missing Network Data: Implications for Immunization Strategies." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Matthew Johnson

Matthew JohnsonAssistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Matt gives his presentation, entitled "The Multivariate Pattern Analysis and Deep Learning in Cognitive Neuroscience." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Mary Cain

Mary CainProfessor in the Department of Psychological Sciences, Kansas State University

Mary gives her presentation, entitled "The Impact of the Early Rearing Environment on Incentive Motivation in Adulthood." To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Alex Mason

Alex MasonSenior Director of the Child and Family Translational Research Center

Alex talks about his research on family-based risk and protection for adolescent substance misuse. To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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Joe Caldwell

Joe CaldwellHIV & Substance Use Coordinator at the Iowa Department of Public Health

Joe talks about drug user health as well as harm reduction in Iowa. Going on to share about current and past projects and collaborations. To watch the full seminar, please click the link below.

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