IHDSC Seminar Series 2011-2012


Fall 2011


***CANCELLED***

Wednesday, September 14

Christopher Jencks, Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Title: "Equal Opportunity in an Age of Inequality"

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

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-Sponsored with Sociology & CASSR]

*TO BE RESCHEDULED IN SPRING 2012


Wednesday, September 28

Mona El-Sheikh, Alumni Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, Auburn University Title: "Children's sleep and development: Familial and sociocultural considerations"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 4th Floor Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-Sponsored with Applied Psychology, Developmental and PSI]

Abstract


Tuesday, October 18

Rhona Weinstein, Professor Emerita of Psychology and Professor of the Graduate School, University of California Berkeley

Title: "Creating a High-Expectation Secondary School for Underserved Youth: The Research-Practice Interface"

Location: Kimball Hall, 246 Greene Street, 1st Floor Lobby

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

 [Co-Sponsored with Applied Psychology, Developmental and PSI] 


Wednesday, November 9

Hiro Yoshikawa, Professor of Education and Academic Dean, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Title: "Immigrants Raising Citizens: Undocumented Parents and Their Young Children"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 4th Floor Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

 [Co-Sponsored with Applied Psychology, Developmental and PSI] 

Abstract


***CANCELLED***

Tuesday, November 15

 Lisa Gennetian, Senior Research Director, Economic Studies, Brookings Institute

Title: TBA

Location: Kimball Hall, 246 Greene Street, 1st Floor Lobby

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

*TO BE RESCHEDULED IN SPRING 2012


Spring 2012


Tuesday, January 24

Lisa Gennetian, Senior Research Director, Economic Studies, Brookings Institute

Title: "Running Out and Acting Out: Food Stamp Benefit Cycles and School Disciplinary Events among Chicago Public School Students"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 4th Floor Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with Applied Psychology, PSI] 

Abstract


Tuesday, March 6

Gary William Evans, Elizabeth Lee Vincent Professor, Department of Design and Environmental Analysis, Cornell University

Title: "Environment of Childhood Poverty"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 4th Floor Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm


Wednesday, March 21

Nathan Fox, Professor, Institute Child Study, Department of Human Development, University of Maryland, College Park

Title: "Is there such a thing as too much control?: Temperamental links to social competence"

Location: Kimball Hall, 246 Greene Street, 1st Floor Lounge

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-Sponsored with Applied Psychology, Developmental and PSI]

Abstract


Tuesday, March 27

Spyros Konstantopoulos, Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education, Michigan State University

Title: "Teacher Effects Revisited: Do Classroom Composition, Class Size, and School Locality Matter?"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 4th Floor Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


Wednesday, March 28

Christopher Jencks, Malcolm Wiener Professor of Social Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

Title: "Equal Opportunity in an Age of Inequality"

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

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

 [Co-Sponsored with CASSR & Sociology] 


Tuesday, April 17

Stephanie Carlson, Associate Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota

Title:
 "Influences on Executive Function in Early Childhood: From Distal to Proximal"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 4th Floor Payne Room

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm


Wednesday, April 18

Philip Zelazo, Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota

Title: 
"Executive Function and the Developing Brain"

Location: Kimball Hall, 246 Greene Street, 1st Floor Lounge

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with Applied Psychology]