Colloquia - Fall 2008


IPR/C2S Colloquia

Date: October 6, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Stereotypes of Leaders: Are They Still Masculine?" by Alice Eagly, James Padilla Professor of Arts and Sciences, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair of the Psychology Department.


Date: October 13, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room 345, 2120 Campus Dr.

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Sleep and Obesity: Weighing the Epidemiological Evidence” by Diane Lauderdale, Associate Professor of Health Studies, University of Chicago.

The first of the Fall 2008 Colloquium Series of IPR's Cells to Society (C2S): The Center on Social Disparities and Health.


Date: October 20, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Abilities, Schooling Choices, and Labor Market Outcomes” by Sergio Urzúa, Assistant Professor of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: October 27, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room 345, 2120 Campus Dr.

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “The Link Between Social Isolation and Inflammation: Dimensions, Components, and Mechanisms” by Linda Waite, Lucy Flower Professor in Urban Sociology, University of Chicago.


Date: November 3, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Forum
Description: "Reflections on the 2008 Presidential Election" by Fay Lomax Cook, Director of IPR, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, and IPR Faculty Fellow; Benjamin Page, Gordon S. Fulcher Professor of Decision Making and IPR Faculty Associate; and James Druckman, Associate Professor of Political Science, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair, IPR Program in Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy.


Date: November 10, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Private Politics: Activists, Companies, and the Regulation of Global Commerce” by Daniel Diermeier, IBM Distinguished Professor of Regulation and Competitive Practice and Professor of Political Science; Director, Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship; and IPR Faculty Associate.


Date: November 17, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Understanding the University: Mission and Money” by Burton Weisbrod, John Evans Professor of Economics, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair, IPR Program in Philanthropy and Nonprofits.


Date: November 24, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR
Description: “Environmental Policy Options: Lessons from Europe” by Monica Prasad, Assistant Professor of Scoiology and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: December 1, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Did Disenfranchisement Laws Help Elect President Bush? New Evidence on the Turnout Rates and Candidate Preferences of Florida's Ex-Felons" by Traci Burch, Assistant Professor of Political Science and IPR Faculty Associate.

IPR Seminars on Performance Measurement

Supported by the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Date: October 3, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “The Rationalization of Charity: The Influences of Professionalism in the Nonprofit Sector” by Walter "Woody" Powell, Professor of Education, Sociology, Organizational Behavior, Management Science, and Communication, Stanford University.


Date: October 17, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “The ABCs of Charitable Solicitation" by Harvey Rosen, John L. Weinberg Professor of Economics and Business Policy and Co-Director of the Center for Economic Policy Studies, Princeton University.


Date: November 14, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “The Power of Attention: Do Rankings Affect the Financial Resources of Public Colleges?” by Ginger Zhe Jin, Associate Professor of Economics, University of Maryland.