EDRE Lecture Series
The University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform is pleased to announce these events as part of our 2022-2023 Lecture Series. All Fall lectures will be held noon-1:15 p.m. Fridays in GRAD 343 unless otherwise noted. Lunch is complementary. An online form will be linked here to reserve a lunch. Please make sure to RSVP before 1 p.m. on the Wednesday before the scheduled lecture.
While speakers listed are confirmed, details on their presentations may be delayed; please check back. Direct questions to Miranda Vernon.
Fall 2022 Lecture Series
Sept. 23: Matthew Makel
Associate Research Scientist, Johns Hopkins School of Education
Lecture Title: "Increasing Understanding and Action Through Open Scholarship"
- Aschwanden, C. (2015). Science isn’t broken. FiveThirtyEight
- Makel, M. C., Hodges, J., Cook, B. G., & Plucker, J. A. (2021). Both questionable and open research practices are prevalent in education research. Educational Researcher, 50(8), 493-504. https://doi.org/10.3102/0013189X211001356 open access preprint: https://edarxiv.org/f7srb/
Oct. 7: Roddy Theobald
Principal Researcher, CALDER Center
Lecture Title: "Preservice Predictors of Teacher Candidates’ Occupational Choices and Earnings Inside and Outside of Public Schools"
- Dan Goldhaber, John Krieg , Roddy Theobald and Stephanie Liddle2"Lost to the System? A Descriptive Exploration of Teacher Candidates’ Career Paths" (PDF), Educational Researcher, May 2022
- Patrick Walsh, "When Unified Teacher Pay Scales Meet Differential Alternative Returns," Education Finance and Policy, July 1, 2014
Oct. 28: Alejandro Ganimian
Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology & Economics, New York University
Lecture Title: "Augmenting State Capacity for Child Development: Experimental Evidence from India"
- Alejandro Ganimian research archive
Dec. 2: Harry Patrinos
Advisor, Office of the Chief Economist, World Bank
Lecture Title: Learning loss due to School Closures during the COVID-19 Pandemic
- Patrinos, H.A., E. Vegas and R. Carter-Rau. 2022. An Analysis of COVID-19 Student Learning Loss. World Bank Policy Research Working Paper No. 10033
- Patrinos, H.A., E. Vegas and R. Carter-Rau. 2022. COVID-19 school closures fueled big learning losses, especially for the disadvantaged. World Bank, Let’s Talk Development blog series
Dec. 8: Angel Parham
Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia
Spring 2023 Lecture Series
Spring semester presentations will be listed in the fall.