Colloquia - Spring 2008


IPR/C2S Colloquia

Date: April 7, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Welfare Reform: Long-Term Implications for the Development of Children, Adolescents, and Adults" by Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Director of C2S.


Date: April 14, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Segmented Representation: The Reagan White House and Disproportionate Representation” by James Druckman, Associate Professor of Political Science and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: April 21, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall, Room 345, 2120 Campus Dr.

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “When to Promote—and When to Avoid—a Population Perspective” by Greg Duncan, Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow; President, Population Association of America.


Date: April 24, 2008
Time: 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Swift Hall 107, 2029 Sheridan Rd.

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Stress and Thinking: How Neuroendocrine Reactivity Influences Cognition, Behavior, and Person Perception” by Wendy Berry Mendes, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Harvard University.

The first of the Spring 2008 Colloquium Series of IPR's Cells to Society (C2S): The Center on Social Disparities and Health. Co-sponsored with the Department of Psychology.


Date: April 28, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Do Immigrants Really Raise the Wages of Natives?" by Jeffrey Grogger, Irving Harris Professor in Urban Policy, Harris School, University of Chicago.


Date: May 5, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “The National Children’s Study: Greater Chicago Study Center” by Jane Holl, Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Preventive Medicine, Institute for Healthcare Studies, Feinberg School of Medicine, and IPR Faculty Associate.


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Institutional Change and the Politics of Social Solidarity in Advanced Industrial Democracies” by Kathleen Thelen, Payson S. Wild Professor in Political Science and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: May 19, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg Hall 345, 2120 Campus Dr.

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Is There a Biology of Misfortune? Developmental and Health Correlates of Early Social Subordination” by W. Thomas Boyce, MD, Sunny Hill Health Centre/BC Leadership Chair in Child Development, Professor of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia.


Date: June 2, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Jockeying for Position: High School Student Mobility and Texas’ ‘Top Ten Percent Rule’” by Julie Berry Cullen, Associate Professor of Economics, University of California, San Diego; Visiting Professor, Northwestern University.


IPR Q-Center Colloquia

Date: April 8, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM -6:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR/Q-Center Colloquium
Description: “Adaptive Partial Drug Approval” by Charles F. Manski, Board of Trustees Professor in Economics, Department Chair, and IPR Faculty Fellow.


Date: May 6, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR/Q-Center Colloquium
Description: “Issues in the Pooling of Regression-Discontinuity Estimates: General Considerations and a Concrete Example” by Thomas D. Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair in Ethics and Justice, Co-Director of the Q-Center, and IPR Faculty Fellow, and Vivian Wong, Doctoral Student and IPR Graduate Research Assistant.


Date: June 3, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR/Q-Center Colloquium
Description: “Generalization from Experiments” by Larry V. Hedges, Board of Trustees Professor of Statistics and Social Policy, Co-Director of the Q-Center, and IPR Faculty Fellow.


IPR Seminars on Performance Measurement

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

Date: April 1, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Measuring Performance of a Foundation’s Grantmaking” by Mary Cahillane,
Chief Financial and Administrative Officer, The Spencer Foundation.


Date: April 22, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “What Does ‘Good Performance’ Mean at the Field Museum?” by Elizabeth Babcock, Director of Teacher and Student Programs, The Field Museum of Chicago.


Date: May 20, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Measuring Performance in Public Transportation” by Ian Savage, Distinguished Senior Lecturer and Associate Chair of Economics, Northwestern University.


Date: May 27, 2008
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Measuring and Rewarding Performance in Higher Education: What Presidents’ and Football Coaches’ Contracts Tell Us” by Burton Weisbrod, John Evans Professor of Economics, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair, IPR Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofits; and Evelyn Asch, IPR Project Coodinator.