CEPA Seminar Series 2017-2018

Fall 2017

Philip H. Knight Chair & Professor of Psychology, University of Oregon
Director, PSI Center for Translational Neuroscience

Topic: Three decades of developing scalable interventions to mitigate the neurobiological and psychosocial effects of early adversity
Thursday, October 19, 2017 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

Topic: Natural Mentoring Relationships: Why They Matter and What We Can Do To Encourage Their Formation
Thursday, October 26, 2017 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall
Free and Open to the public

Winter 2018

Topic: Educational Goods: Values, Evidence, and Decision-Making
Monday, January 22, 2018 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
CERAS 204
Free and Open to the public
Monday, February 12, 2018 (All day)
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor, Public Administration and Policy, American University

Topic: The Long-Run Impacts of Same-Race Teachers
Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
EDUC 114

Professor of Economics, University of Munich
Director of the Ifo Center for the Economics of Education

Topic: Does Ignorance of Economic Returns and Costs Explain the Educational Aspiration Gap? Evidence from Representative Survey Experiments
Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Spring 2018

Professor of Sociology, Ohio State University

Topic: Improving Opportunity for the Disadvantaged: The Role of Schools
Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101

Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Topic: Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective
Thursday, May 17, 2018 - 12:30pm to 1:50pm
Bldg. 120, McClatchy Hall, Rm. S40

Professor of Economics, Rice University

Topic: Parental Beliefs and Investments in Human Capital
Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101