Colloquia - Fall 2009


IPR/C2S Colloquia

Date: October 6, 2009
Time: 12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room 345

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Where There’s Smoke, There’s Fire: Biological and Social Influences Linking Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy to Offspring Development” by Lauren Wakschlag, Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research, University of Illinois at Chicago


Date: October 12, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Psychological Consequences of Contending with Group-Based
Discrimination” by Jennifer Richeson, Associate Professor of Psychology and IPR
Faculty Fellow


Date: October 19, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “State Rape: Sexual Violence and International Criminal Law” by John Hagan, John D. MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Department Chair, American Bar Foundation Fellow, and IPR Faculty Associate


Date: October 26, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room 303

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Promoting the Sexual Health of Minority Youth: The Role of the Internet” by Brian Mustanski, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, University of Illinois at Chicago


Date: November 2, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “‘A National Evaluation of the Effects of No Child Left Behind on Student Achievement in Reading and Math” by Thomas D. Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair in Ethics and Justice, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Q-Center Co-Director; and Manyee Wong, IPR Postdoctoral Fellow


Date: November 9, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “New Opportunities, Old Patterns? Participation in the Public Sphere in the Age of Digital Media” by Eszter Hargittai, Associate Professor of Communication Studies and
IPR Faculty Associate


Date: November 23, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Parties as Political Institutions: Explaining Asymmetrical Organizational Change in the Democratic and Republican Parties” by Daniel Galvin, Assistant Professor of Political Science


Date: November 30, 2009
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Framing, Motivated Reasoning, and Opinions About Emergent Technologies” by James Druckman, Payson S. Wild Professor in Political Science, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair of IPR’s Program on Politics, Institutions, and Public Policy

IPR Seminars on Performance Measurement

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

Date: October 14, 2009
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Patterns of Accountability and Control Among Nonprofits, For-Profits, and Government Providers in Phoenix” by Joseph Galaskiewicz, Professor of Sociology, University of Arizona


Date: October 28, 2009
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Do For-Profit, Governmental, and Nonprofit Organizations Perform Differently, and Why? The Hospital Industry” by Burton Weisbrod, John Evans Professor of Economics, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair of IPR’s Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits


Date: November 11, 2009
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Patient Sorting and Information Disclosure” by Yang Zhang, Doctoral Student in Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management

Joint IPR/Economics Education & Labor Seminars

Date: October 1, 2009
Location: 3245 Andersen Hall, Evanston Campus
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Title: Joint IPR/Economics
Description: "Pay for Percentile" by Derek Neal, Professor of Economics, University of Chicago


Date: October 22, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint/IPR Economics
Description: “How Important is Labor Market Signaling? Evidence from High School Exit Exams” by Damon Clark, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Florida


Date: October 29, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint/IPR Economics
Description: “Anti-Lemons: School Reputation and Educational Quality” by Miguel Urquiola, Assistant Professor of Economics, Columbia University


Date: November 12, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint/IPR Economics
Description: “Conscription and Crime” by Sebastian Galiani, Professor of Economics, Washington University in St. Louis


Date: November 19, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint/IPR Economics
Description: “Employment Adjustment and Labor Utilization” by Ija Trapeznikova, Doctoral Student in Economics, Northwestern University


Date: December 3, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint/IPR Economics
Description: “TBA” by Karthik Muralidharan, Assistant Professor of Economics, University
of California, San Diego


Date: December 10, 2009
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint/IPR Economics
Description: “Beware of Economists Bearing Reduced Forms? An Experiment in How Not To Improve Student Outcomes” by Scott Carrell, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis