Lecture Series

The University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform is pleased to announce these events as part of our 2017-2018 Lecture Series. Unless otherwise indicated, all lectures will be held at noon Fridays in GRAD 343. Please make sure to RSVP before 1 p.m. on the Wednesday before the scheduled lecture. If you have any questions, please direct them to Heidi Holmes.

Fall 2017 Lecture Series

September 15, 2017: Sean Corcoran

Associate Professor of Economics and Education Policy, New York University - Steinhardt

Lecture Title: "Leveling the Playing Field for High School Choice: Results from a Field Experiment of Informational Interventions in NYC."

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October 6, 2017: Jim Peyser

        Massachusetts Secretary of Education
Lecture Title: TBA
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October 13, 2017: Ilana Umansky

Assistant Professor, College of Education, University of Oregon
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October 27, 2017: Ashley Rogers Berner

Assistant Professor, Deputy Director of the Institute for Education Policy, Johns Hopkins University School of Education
Lecture Title: TBA
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November 10, 2017: Dan Goldhaber

Director of CEDR, Director and Vice President of CALDER, American Institutes for Research (AIR)
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December 1, 2017: Rajashri Chakrabarti

Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of New York
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Spring 2018 Lecture Series

February 9, 2018: Mark Berends

Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research on Educational Opportunity (CREO), University of Notre Dame
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February 23, 2018: Ben Scafidi

Professor and Director of Education Economic Center, Kennesaw State University
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April 13, 2018: Robert Fox and Nina Buchanan

(Fox) Professor Emeritus of Physics, University of Hawaii at Hilo, and (Buchanan) Professor Emerita of Education, University of Hawaii at Hilo
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April 20, 2018: Thomas Cook

Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair of Ethics and Justice and Professor of Sociology, Psychology, and Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University Institute for Policy Research
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