14th Matilda White Riley Honors: 2021

Anne Case, Ph.D.

Distinguished Lecturer: Anne Case, Ph.D.
Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus
Princeton University
Presentation: Death by degree: U.S. mortality in the 21st century  




Dr. Anne Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 professor of economics and public affairs emeritus at Princeton University, where she continues to teach in the School of Public and International Affairs. She has written extensively on health over the life course. Dr. Case is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research; a fellow of the Econometric Society; and a member of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Medicine, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the American Philosophical Society. Her book with Angus Deaton, Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism, was a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller and was shortlisted for the Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year. Dr. Case received her Ph.D. from Princeton University.

14th Matilda White Early Stage Investigator Paper Awardees

Kaitlyn Lawrence, Ph.D.
IRTA Postdoctoral Fellow
Epidemiology Branch
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Neighborhood deprivation and epigenetic aging

Li Niu, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Environmental Medicine and Public Health
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Profiles of childhood maltreatment were associated with distinct sexual risk behavior trajectories among racial/ethnic minority girls

Matthew S. Goodwin, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Northeastern University
Predicting challenging behavior in individuals with autism using wearable biosensors and machine learning classifiers

Stephanie J. Wilson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology
Southern Methodist University
Spousal bereavement after dementia caregiving: A turning point for immune health