CEPA Seminar Series 2018-2019

Fall 2018

James S. Riepe Professor of Education, University of Pennsylvania

Topic: Taking it to the Streets: Connecting Education Policy and Research
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public

Associate Professor of Political Science, Michigan State University

Topic: Research and Resources: Examining the Federal Policy Debate on Teacher Evaluation
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public

Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University

Topic: Why Don't Elite Colleges Expand Supply?
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public

Winter 2019

Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard University

Topic: Does evaluation distort teacher effort and decisions? Quasi-experimental evidence from a policy of retesting students
Thursday, January 17, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public

Professor of Public Policy; Professor of Education; Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

Topic: Closing the Gap: The Effect of a Targeted, Tuition-Free Promise on College Choices of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students
Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public

Associate Professor of Political Science and International and Public Affairs, Brown University

Topic: Subnational Capacity and the Struggle to Make Federalism Work: The Case of Common Core and Instructional Support
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public

Professor of Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin

Topic: Does Negative Emotionality Bias the Association Between Perceived Discrimination and Health?
Thursday, March 14, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Education 114
Free and Open to the public

Spring 2019

Carrie Conaway

Chief Strategy and Research Officer
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education

Topic: Educator Preparation and Licensure in Massachusetts
Thursday, April 11, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public
Sharon Wolf

Assistant Professor, Human Development and Quantitative Methods Division
University of Pennsylvania

Topic: Longitudinal experimental impacts of the “Quality Preschool for Ghana” interventions
Thursday, April 18, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public
Jason Grissom

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education
Vanderbilt University

Topic: TBD
Thursday, May 2, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public
Christina Weiland

Assistant Professor
University of Michigan

Topic: TBD
Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public
Derek Briggs

Professor and Chair, Research and Evaluation Methodology
University of Colorado Boulder

Topic: TBD
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS 101
Free and Open to the public