Colloquia - Spring 2010


IPR/C2S Colloquia

Date: April 5, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: Conference Room, Transportation Center, 600 Foster Ave.

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Improving No Child Left Behind: What the Research Says" by Thomas D. Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair in Ethics and Justice, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Q-Center Co-Director; Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Assistant Professor, Harris School, University of Chicago; and David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair of IPR’s Program on Education Policy


Date: April 12, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “In Search of a Cross-Immigrant Ecosystem: The Storytelling
Springboard” by Jack Doppelt, Professor of Journalism, Medill, and IPR Faculty Associate


Date: April 19, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “George W. Bush and the Redemptive Dream: A Psychological Portrait” by Dan P. McAdams, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy; Chair, Department of Psychology; and Director, Foley Center for the Study of Lives


Date: April 26, 2010
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: Tribune Auditorium, Allen Center, 2169 Campus Drive

Title: IPR's 2010 Distinguished Public Policy Lecture
Description: “The Uses—and Non-Uses—of Economic Analysis in Difficult Times” by Austan Goolsbee, Staff Director and Chief Economist, President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, and Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics (on leave), Booth School of Business, University of Chicago


Date: May 3, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenburg G02, 2120 Campus Drive

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Integration of Salivary Biomarkers into Behavioral, Social, and Developmental Research: The Curious Case of Salivary Alpha-Amylase” by Doug Granger, Professor of Biobehavioral Health and Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State University


Date: May 7, 2010
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Northwestern Room, Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive

Title: Special IPR/C2S Event
Description: “Sexual Orientation and Disparities in Mental Health” by Ilan Meyer, Deputy Chair for MPH Programs, Sociomedical Sciences, and Associate Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University
Co-sponsored with the Center on the Science of Diversity


Date: May 10, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “The Political Attitudes and Behavior of Wealthy Americans” by Benjamin Page, Gordon S. Fulcher Professor of Decision Making, Professor of Political Science, and IPR Faculty Associate


Date: May 17, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Characterizing Organizational Responses to Labor Market Demands for
Alternative Teacher Certification Programs” by Michelle Reininger, Assistant Professor of Education & Social Policy and Learning Sciences and IPR Faculty Fellow


Date: May 24, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Education Policy, School Administrative Practice, and Classroom Instruction: Using Organizational Routines to Forge Connections” by James Spillane, Spencer T. and Ann W. Olin Professor in Learning and Organizational Change; Director, Multidisciplinary Program in Education Sciences; and IPR Faculty Associate


IPR Seminars on Performance Measurement

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

Date: April 7, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Building a Culture of Measurement Inside America’s Biggest Nonprofits:
How to Create Performance-Driven Organizations” by Jason Saul, Founder and CEO, Mission Measurement, and Lecturer of Social Enterprise, Kellogg School of Management


IPR Conferences and Workshops

Date: May 7, 2010
Location: Evanston Campus

Title: IPR Workshop
Description: Chicago Area Political and Social Behavior (CAB) Workshop

The fourth annual CAB workshop, organized by IPR political scientist James Druckman, will bring together social scientists from around the Midwest who share an interest in political and social behavior. This full-day workshop is open to academics and graduate students.


Date: June 7-9, 2010
Location: Evanston Campus

Title: C2S Workshop
Description: Summer Biomarker Institute

This annual Cells to Society (C2S) workshop—organized by IPR/C2S Faculty Fellows Emma Adam, Christopher Kuzawa, and Thomas McDade—provides a hands-on introduction to state-of-the-art methods for integrating biomarkers into population-based, social science research.