Lecture Series

The University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform is pleased to announce these events as part of our 2019-2020 Lecture Series. Unless otherwise indicated, all lectures will be held at noon Fridays in GRAD 343 (Note: both lectures in January will be in GRAD 309). 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 Matt Lee.

Fall 2019 Lecture Series

 

September 6, 2019: Joshua Dunn

Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Lecture Title: "The Elephant in the Classroom: Conservative Professors, Viewpoint Diversity, and Higher Education."

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October 4, 2019: Robert Kunzman

Professor, Armstrong Chair for Teacher Education, Indiana University School of Education

Lecture Title: "Horace Mann’s Nightmare? Searching for Ties that Bind."

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October 11, 2019: Frank Worrell

Professor of School Psychology, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkley

Lecture Title: "Students' Thoughts About the Past, Present, and Future: Supporting Resilience and Promoting Well-Being."

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November 22, 2019: A. Brooks Bowden

Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Lecture Title: "Simplifying Cost Study Design for Education Field Trials" 

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December 6, 2019: Kalena Cortes

Associate Professor, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A&M University

Lecture Title: TBA

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Spring 2020 Lecture Series

  

January 31, 2020: Amber Simpson (GRAD 309)

Assistant Professor, Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership, Binghamton University State University of New York

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February 21, 2020: Mike Kofoed

Assistant Professor of Economics, United States Military Academy at West Point

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February 28, 2020: Umut Ozek

Senior Researcher, American Institutes for Research

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March 13, 2020: Takisha Moncrief

Professional Development Partner, Moncrief One Team

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April 24, 2020: Kathaleena Monds 

Founding Director of the Center for Educational Opportunity, Albany State University

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