IHDSC Seminar Series 2012-2013

Fall 2012


***NOTE LOCATION CHANGE***

Wednesday, September 19

Eva Pomerantz, Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Title: "Connectedness to Parents during Early Adolescence in the United States and China"

Location: Pless Hall, 82 Washington Square East, 1st Floor Lounge

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with Applied Psychology] 

Abstract


***CANCELED***

Wednesday, October 10

Sean Reardon, Professor, School of Education, and Director, Stanford Interdisciplinary Doctoral Training Program in Quantitative Education Policy Analysis, Stanford University

Title: TBA

LocationPuck, 295 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with CASSR] 


Wednesday, October 17

Stephanie Jones, Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Title: TBA

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

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with Applied Psychology & CASSR] 

Abstract


Wednesday, November 7

Pat Sharkey, Assistant Professor of Sociology, New York University

Title: "Thinking in Generations: The Persistence of Neighborhood Inequality and The Implications for Urban Policy"

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

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


Spring 2013


Monday, January 28

Yossi Shavit, Zalman and Sima Weinberg Professor of Social Stratification and Inequality, Tel Aviv

Title: "Another Look at Persistent Inequality in Israeli Education"

LocationKimball Hall, 246 Greene Street, 607W

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

Abstract


Tuesday, February 12

Jonathan Haidt, Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership, New York University, Leonard S. Stern School of Business

Title: "Why so many Americans don’t want social justice and don’t trust social scientists"

LocationKimball Hall, 246 Greene Street, 607W

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm


Wednesday, March 13

Megan Sweeney, Professor of Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles

Title: "Gender, Class, and Contraception in Comparative Context: The Perplexing Links between Sterilization and Disadvantage"

Location: Puck, 295 Lafayette Street, 4th Floor

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with CASSR] 

Abstract


Wednesday, April 3

Sean Reardon, Professor of Sociology, Stanford University

Title: "Left behind? The effect of NCLB on academic achievement gaps"

Location: Puck, 295 Lafayette Street, 2nd Floor
*NOTE LOCATION CHANGE*

Time: 12:00pm-1:30pm

[Co-sponsored with CASSR]