Colloquia - Winter 2008


Date: January 14, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Managing Teaching and Learning Inside Schools." Speaker is James Spillane, Olin Professor in Learning and Organizational Change and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 28, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Generalizing about the Persuasive Effects of Gain- and Loss-Framed Messages: Some Meta-Analytic Findings and Implications." Speaker is Daniel O'Keefe, Professor of Communications Studies and IPR Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: January 29, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Parkes Hall 222
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Title: IPR/Q-Center Colloquium
Description: "Learning from Natural Experiments in Public Policy: Offspring Sex Mix and the Effect of PAC Money on Congressional Voting and the Long Term Mortality Effects of Vietnam-Era Military Service." Speaker is Dalton Conley, University Professor of the Social Sciences, and Chair of Sociology, New York University.

This Inequality Workshop is being sponsored by IPR's Q-Center and the Department of Sociology

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 4, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Implicit Performance Awards: An Empirical Analysis of the Labor Market for Public School Administrators." Speaker is Michael Mazzeo, Associate Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg, and IPR Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 5, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR/Q-Center Colloquium
Description: "Adaptive Centering with Random Effects: An Alternative to the Fixed Effects Model." Speaker is Stephen Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago.

The first of the Winter 2008 Colloquium Series of IPR's Center for Improving Methods for Quantitative Policy Research, or Q-Center.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 11, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Economic Inequality and the American Public." Speaker is Benjamin Page, Gordon S. Fulcher Professor of Decision Making and IPR Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 12, 2008
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR/Q-Center Colloquium
Description: "Inferential Challenges of Internet Surveys." Speaker is Mick Couper, Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: February 18, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Effects of Family Resources on Children's Outcomes." Speaker is Jens Ludwig, Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: February 25, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Should Feminists Aim for Gender Symmetry? Why a Dual-Earner/Dual-Career Society Is Not Every Feminist's Utopia." Speaker is Ann Orloff, Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 3, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Do African American Mothers Love Their Sons and Raise Their Daughters? Implications for Parent-Training Interventions." Speaker is Jelani Mandara, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 10, 2008
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Public Housing and the Spatial Concentration of Poverty." Speaker is Lincoln Quillian, Associate Professor of Sociology, AT&T Research Scholar, and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)