CEPA Seminar Series 2012-2013

Fall 2012

John Papay

Assistant Professor of Education and Economics, Brown University

Topic: Missed Opportunities in the Labor Market or Temporary Disruptions? How Late Teacher Hiring Affects Student Achievement
Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Martin West

Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Topic: The Effects of Early Grade Retention on Student Outcomes over Time: Regression Discontinuity Evidence from Florida
Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Mimi Engel

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, Dept. of Leadership, Policy & Organizations, Vanderbilt University

Topic: Teaching Students What They Already Know? The (Mis)alignment between Instructional Content in Mathematics and Student Knowledge in Kindergarten
Thursday, November 1, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Mark Long

Associate Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs, University of Washington

Topic: Gender Sorting Across K-12 Schools in the United States and Its Role in Gender Disparities in College Enrollment
Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall

Winter 2013

Ludger Woessmann

Professor of Economics, University of Munich

Topic: The Information Value of Central School Exams
Thursday, January 10, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Eric Grodsky

Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Topic: Changes in Ascribed and Achieved Advantage in American Higher Education
Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Pascaline Dupas

Assistant Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Topic: Unpacking the Effects of Conditional Cash Transfer Programs: Experimental Evidence from Morocco
Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Rick Hess

Resident Scholar and Director of Education Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Topic: Cage-Busting Leadership in K-12 Education
Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley 128
Susan Moore-Johnson

Jerome T. Murphy Professor in Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Topic: Ready to Lead, But How? Teachers' Experiences in High-Poverty Urban Schools
Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall

Spring 2013

Brian Jacob

Walter H. Annenberg Professor of Education Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan

Topic: Family Income and Child Outcomes: Evidence from a Randomized Housing-Voucher Lottery
Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
David Figlio

Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University

Topic: The Effects of Poor Neonatal Health on Children’s Cognitive Development
Thursday, April 25, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley 114
Dan Goldhaber

Research Professor, Center on Reinventing Public Education, University of Washington

Topic: My End of the Bargain: Exploring the Influence of Spatial Relationships and Institutional Bargaining Structures on the Provisions in Collective Bargaining Agreements
Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley 114
Jal Mehta

Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Topic: The Allure of Order: Strong State, Weak Profession, and the Challenge of Quality Schooling at Scale
Thursday, May 9, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
TBD
Rucker Johnson

Associate Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC Berkeley

Topic: Desegregation & (Un)Equal Opportunity: The Long March from Brown to the Mobility
Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall
Cassandra Hart

Assistant Professor of Education Policy, University of California, Davis

Topic: School accountability and school choice: Effects on student body composition across schools
Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Cubberley 114
Andrew Ho

Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Topic: Between the ordinal and the interval: Educational score scales and the "scale-dependence" of analytic results
Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
101 CERAS Learning Hall