Lecture Series

The University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform is pleased to announce these events as part of our 2015-2016 Lecture Series. Unless otherwise indicated, all lectures will be held at 12:00 PM in GRAD 343. Please make sure to RSVP before 1:00 PM on the Wednesday before the scheduled lecture. If you have any questions, please direct them to Kaitlin Anderson.

Spring 2016 Lecture Series

February 12, 2016: David Grissmer

Research Professor, University of Virginia

Lecture Title: The Potential Role of Early Cognitive Skills in Accounting for the Puzzling Results of Long Term School Reform

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February 26, 2016: Hunter Gehlbach

Associate Professor of Education, Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, University of California, Santa Barbara

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March 4, 2016: Parag Pathak

Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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April 1, 2016: Peter Bergman

Assistant Professor of Economics and Education at Teachers College, Columbia University

Lecture Title: Technology Adoption in Education: Evidence from Field Experiments

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April 8, 2016: Judith Scott-Clayton

Assistant Professor in Economics & Education, Teachers College, Columbia University

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April 15, 2016: Ken Frank

Professor of Sociometrics and Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University

Lecture Title: Balancing Voices: Articles for Effective School Governance

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April 29, 2016: Robert Bifulco

Associate Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

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