CEPA Seminar Series 2010-2011

Winter 2011

Elizabeth Green

Reporter and Editor, GothamSchools

Topic: Building a Better Education Press Corps
Thursday, January 13, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Charles Clotfelter

Smith Reynolds Professor of Public Policy Studies, Professor of Economics and Law, Duke University

Topic: Is Big-Time Sports a Core University Function?
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Jesse Rothstein

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California at Berkeley

Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Sarah Reber

Assistant Professor of Public Policy, University of California at Los Angeles

Topic: The War on Poverty and Educational Opportunity in the South
Thursday, March 10, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114

Spring 2011

Henry Levin

William H. Kilpatrick Professor of Economics and Education, Columbia University
Emeritus Professor, Stanford University

Topic: The Utility and Need for Assessing Non-Cognitive Skills in Large-Scale Assessments
Thursday, March 31, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Heather Schwartz

Associate Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation

Topic: Housing Policy is School Policy: The Academic Returns to an Economically Integrative Housing Policy in Montgomery County, Maryland
Thursday, April 14, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Academically Adrift

Book Authors: Richard Arum and Josipa Roksa
Critics: Amy Binder (UC San Diego), Bill Damon (Stanford), Lee Shulman (Stanford)

Topic: Book: Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses (Chicago 2011)
Thursday, April 28, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Levinthal Hall, Stanford Humanities Center
Inge De Wolf

Dr Inge De Wolf, Top Institute for evidence based Education Research (TIER), University of Amsterdam + R&D manager Inspectorate of Education

Topic: School Inspections and School Accountability in the Netherlands
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Robin Jacob

Assistant Research Scientist, University of Michigan

Topic: Using State Assessment Data to Assess the Impact of School-Based Interventions: A Comparison of Student-Level and School-Level Analyses
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114
Karthik Muralidharan

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California at San Diego

Topic: School Inputs, Household Substitution, and Test Scores
Thursday, May 19, 2011 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley Conference Room 114