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. A complementary lunch will be catered by Panera Bread. Please note that once you have placed a lunch order, that meal will be reordered for you at each subsequent lecture. If you wish to change your order, or won't be able to attend, reach out to Kate Barnes. 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"

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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"

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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"

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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"

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Dec. 9: Angel Parham

Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Virginia

Lecture Title: "Classical Education and the Black Intellectual Tradition: Building a Bridge Over Choppy Educational Waters"

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Spring 2023 Lecture Series

Spring semester presentations will be listed in the fall.


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