IHDSC Seminar Series 2009-2010

Fall 2009


Tuesday, September 29

Susan Landry, Director, Children's Learning Institute

Title: "Advancing quality school readiness programs in early childhood through systematic change"

Location: Pless, 82 WSQ East, 4th Floor, Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


Tuesday, October 6

Steve Raudenbush, Professor, University of Chicago

Title: "Causal inference for time-varying instructional treatments"

Location: Sociology, 295 Lafayette Street (Puck), 4th Floor, Conference Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


Tuesday, October 27

Jeffrey Fisher, Professor & Director, University of Connecticut

Title: "The information, motivation, behavioral skills model, HIV prevention for positives, and anthretroviral adherence."

Location: 82 Washington Square East, Pless Hall Lounge

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


***RESCHEDULED FOR FEBRUARY 16, 2010***

Matthew Jukes, Assistant Professor, Harvard University

Title: "Malaria prevention as an education investment: randomized evaluations of malaria prevention programs in Kenya and the Gambia."


Spring 2010


Wednesday, February 3

Greg Duncan, Distinguished Professor of Education/ President of SRCD

Title: "The nature and impact of early achievement skills, attention and behavior problems"

Location: Kimmel Center, 60 Washington Square South, 4th Floor, Room 405

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-Sponsored with CASSR]

Abstract


Tuesday, February 16

Matthew Jukes, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University

Title: "Malaria prevention as an education investment: randomized evaluations of malaria prevention programs in Kenya and the Gambia."

Location: 726-730 Broadway, 5th Floor, Room 542.

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


***CANCELLED***

Tuesday, March 9

Katherine Magnuson, Associate Professor of Social Work, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Title: "Maternal education and children's early learning: Evidence from mothers' returns to school"

Location: 726 Broadway, 5th Floor, Room 542

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


Wednesday, April 7

Irwin Garfinkel, Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems, Columbia University

Title: "Wealth and welfare states: Is America laggard or leader?"

Location: Puck, 295 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor.

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-Sponsored with CASSR and Applied Psychology, Developmental Program]

Abstract


Tuesday, April 20

Robert Crosnoe, Asssociate Professor of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin

Title: "Mexican immigrants, their children, & American schools"

Location: 726 Broadway, 5th Floor, Room 542

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-Sponsored with IES-PIRT]

Abstract