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Past CREO Seminars

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2018

Monday, January 22, 2018
Patrick Graff
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO
University of Notre Dame
Brian Fitzpatrick
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO
University of Notre Dame
"Left at a Crossroad: Predictors of Teacher Attrition & Moving Behavior in Indiana 4th-8th Grade Classrooms"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Monday, January 29, 2018
NaYoung Hwang
CREO Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Notre Dame
"Unequal Treatment: Do At-Risk Students Receive Stiffer Disciplinary Responses"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

 Monday, February 5, 2018
Viviana Gomez
Associate Professor, Pontifica Univerdad Catholica De Chile
"The Search & The Change of Beliefs on Controversial Topics in Initial Teacher Education"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Monday, February 12, 2018
Annette Lareau, Ph.D.
Stanley I. Sheer Professor in Social Sciences
University of Pennsylvania
"Cultural Exclusion & First-Generation College Students"
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
#1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Monday, February 19, 2018
Mary Kate Blake
Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology & CREO
University of Notre Dame
"If the Wheel Doesn't Squeak: How High School Counselors Manage Challenging Work Conditions"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Monday, March 5, 2018
Ken Frank, Ph.D.
Professor of Sociometrics Measurement & Quantative Methods
Michigan State University
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Monday, March 26, 2018
Mary Kate Blake
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO/University of Notre Dame
Nicole Perez
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO/University of Notre Dame
"Reflections on Doing Fieldwork"
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 Monday, April 9, 2018
Brian Fitzpatrick
Graduate Student, Sociology & CREO, University of Notre Dame
"Overmatched & Overperforming: Unequal Access to High Ability Classrooms and the Reproduction of Inequality"
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday, April 23, 2018
Douglas Downey
Professor of Sociology, The Ohio State University
"Improving Opportunity for the Disadvantaged: The Role of Schools"
1030 Jenkins Nanovic Hall
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Monday, April 30, 2018
Julie Dallavis
Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology & CREO
University of Notre Dame
"Does Choice Change Mission? Examining School Mission Statements Between Sectors & Over Time in Indiana"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B071 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

 

2017

Monday, January 23, 2017
William Carbonaro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
CREO, University of Notre Dame
"Are Schools Equalizers or Stratifiers? Comparing Calendar & School Year Achievement Gains in Indiana"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, January 30, 2017
Thurston Domina, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina
"Beyond Tracking & Detracking: The Dimensions of Organizational Differentiation in Schools"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, February 13, 2017
Julie Dallavis, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Notre Dame/CREO
"Teacher Engagement & Curricular Change: Navigating a Transition to a STEM-Focused School"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, February 20, 2017
Megan Andrew, Ph.D., Assistant Professor
Mary Kate Blake, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Notre Dame/CREO
"The Scars of Exclusionary School Discipline & Their Cognitive & Socioemotional Mechanisms"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, February 27, 2017
Amy Langenkamp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame/CREO
Nicole Perez, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Notre Dame/CREO
"Ethnoracial Differences in How Living at Home During College Affects Postsecondary Trajectories"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, March 6, 2017
Roberto Penaloza, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
University of Notre Dame/CREO
"Measurement Error and Treatment-Effect Estimate Bias for Non-Experimental Data"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, March 20, 2017
William Kye, Graduate Student
"Private Schools & The Selection of Gentrified Neighborhoods"
Sarah Harrison, Graduate Student
"Outcomes of Extracurricular Participation Among American High School Students"
University of Notre Dame/CREO
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, March 27, 2017
Nicole Perez, Ph.D. Candidate
University of Notre Dame/CREO
"Coming of Age At The Crossroads of America: New Latino Immigrants in Northern Indiana"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Friday, March 31, 2017
Daisy Reyes, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Sociology & El Instituto
University of Connecticut
"How Institutions Shape Latino Students' Understanding of Racial Inequalities & Mobility"
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, April 3, 2017
Stefanie DeLuca, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sociology
Poverty & Inequality Research Lab
Johns Hopkins University
"Coming of Age in the Other America"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Remick Commons/Visitation Hall
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Monday, April 17, 2017
Brian Fitzpatrick, Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame/CREO
"Between-Sector Differences in the Effects of Teacher Characteristics Upon Student Outcomes"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
#1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, April 24, 2017
Mark Berends, Ph.D.
Director, CREO
University of Notre Dame
Juan Carlos-Guzman
ND Initiative for Global Development
Kate Schuenke-Lucien
ACE Haitian Catholic Education Initiatives
TJ D'Agostino
ACE Haitian Catholic Eduation Initiatives
Andrew J. Elliott, Ph.D.
Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology
University of Rochester
"Haiti Reads: Results from a Randomized Field Trial"
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
McGlinn Family Room, Visitation Hall

 
Monday, September 11, 2017
William Carbonaro, Ph.D.
Associate Professor/Department of Sociology
Assistant Director/CREO
Emily Maloney
University of Georgia
"Estimating the Causal Effects of the Extracurricular Participation on Student Outcomes"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B052 Jenkins Nanovic Hall
 
Monday, September 18, 2017
Emily Rauscher, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor/Department of Sociology
University of Kansas
"When Does Money Matter? School Funding & Inequality of Educational Achievement"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B052 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Monday, September 25, 2017
Amy Langenkamp, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor/Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame/CREO
Mette Eve Bjerre
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO
University of Notre Dame
Brian Fitzpatrick
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO
University of Notre Dame
"Effects of School Composition on Achievement Growth in a New Immigrant Destination"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B052 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Roberto Gonzales, Ph.D.
Professor of Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education
"Lives Still in Limbo: DACAmented & Navigating Uncertain Futures"
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
B101 Jenkins Nanovic Hall
 
Friday, October 27, 2017
Christina Ciocca Eller
Ph.D.Candidate & Graduate Student Representative
Department of Sociology
Columbia University
"Institutional Impacts on Bachelor's Degree Completion for the New Majority"
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Remick Commons/Visitation Hall

Monday, December 4, 2017
Mette Eve Bjerre
Graduate Student/Sociology & CREO 
University of Notre Dame
"Biology as a Pathway to STEM Careers: I Thought the Only Way to go to Med-School Was to Be a Biology Major"
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
B052 Jenkins Nanovic Hall

2016

Monday, December 5, 2016
Megan Andrew, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Sociology/CREO
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Monday, November 21, 2016
Rachel Fish, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
New York University
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Monday, November 14, 2016 
Douglas Lauen, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Department of Public Policy
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
"Early College High Schools at Scale: Probing Impacts & Generalizability with a Quasi-Experiment Benchmarked Against RCA"
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

Monday, October 31, 2016
Amy Langenkamp
Assistant Professor, University of Notre Dame
Mary Kate Blake
Ph.D. Candidate, University of Notre Dame
"Effects of Educational Expectation Alignment on College-Going"
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm


Monday, October 24, 2016
Craig Holloway
Ph.D. Candidate, Yale University

#1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
"One Strike: Navigating Race & Education in Urban Settings"

Friday, September 23, 2016
Dr. Adam Gamoran, Ph.D.
President, Board of Trustees
William T. Grant Foundation
"Reducing Inequality: The Sociological Imperative"
Remick Commons in Visitation Hall
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Monday, September 19, 2016
Jonathan Schwarz, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Research Associate
Center for the Study of Religion & Society
"Our Kind of Students: Sorting & Cultural Matching in Elite College Admissions"
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
 
Monday, April 25, 2016
Julie R. Posselt
Assistant Professor
University of Michigan School of Education
“Inside Graduate Student Admissions: Merit Diversity, & Faculty Gatekeeping”/div>
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
 

Monday, April 18, 2016
Megan Andrew
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, March 21, 2016
Rachel Fish
CREO Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Notre Dame
“Race/Ethnicity, School Racial Composition, & Sorting into Special Education”
1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Monday, January 25, 2016
Amy Langenkamp

The O’Shaughnessy Assistant Professor Chair of Educational Studies
CREO/University of Notre Dame
"The Consequences of Latino/White Differences in Educational Expectations"
1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 

2015

Monday, March 2, 2015
Keith Robinson
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Texas at Austin
"Parental Involvement: A Panacea for Racial and Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps or an Empty Promise?”
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

Monday, March 23, 2015
Edward Morris
Associate Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Kentucky
1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, March 30, 2015
Catherine Riegle-Crumb
Associate Professor, The College of Education
University of Texas at Austin
1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, October 5, 2015
Rachel Fish
Postdoctoral Research Associate
CREO/University of Notre Dame
"The Racial Context of Teachers' Racialized and Gendered Perceptions of Disability and Giftedness"
1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Friday, October 16, 2015
Andrew Elliot
Professor, Department of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology
University of Rochester
"Competition & Achievement-Relevant Outcomes: A Hierarchical Motivational Analysis"
Haggar Hall, B 16
3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

 

2014

Monday, January 27, 2014
Elizabeth Covay Minor
Research Director, MCER
Michigan State University
"The Differential Effects of Instruction on Achievement"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, February 17, 2014
Paula McAvoy

Associate Program Director
Spencer Foundation
"Ethics and Aims of Sex Education"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, March 3, 2014
Michael Olneck

Professor Emeritus
University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Insurgent Credentials: What is Sociologically Significant About Digital Badges?"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, March 17, 2014
Jennifer Jennings

Assistant Professor
New York University
"Medical Adaptation to Academic Pressure: Schooling Stimulant"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
 

Monday, April 14, 2014
Brian An

Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology
University of Iowa
"The Role of Academic Motivation and Engagement on the Relationship between Dual enrollment and Academic Performance"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

Monday, April 28, 2014
Frederick de Moll

Research Visitor, CREO
Research Associate, Faculty of Educational Sciences,
University of Frankfurt
"Quantifying Qualitative Research on Parenting Practices & Cultural Capital"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Friday, May 9, 2014
Ken Frank

Professor, Michigan State University
"A Conversation About Causal Inference"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, October 6, 2014
Megan Austin
Graduate Student, CREO
University of Notre Dame
"Sector Effects & Changes in Student Composition: The Case for School Vouchers"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, October 27, 2014
Karl Alexander
Professor, Johns Hopkins University
"The Long Shadow: Family Background, Disadvantaged Urban Youth, & The Transition to Adulthood"
Remick Commons, Visitation Hall
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, November 11, 2014

Bill Carbonaro
Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame
Deanna Childress
Graduate Student, CREO, University of Notre Dame
"A Crisis of Connection? Gender & Friendship Patterns during Adolescence"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, November 24, 2014

Jon Schwarz
Graduate Student, CREO, University of Notre Dame
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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2013

Monday, February 11, 2013
Joseph Workman
, CREO Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall


Monday, February 18, 2013
Dennis Condron
, Professor of Sociology
Oakland University
"School Funding in the United States: Changing Policies & Persistent Inequalities"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, February 25, 2013
Jacob Hibel
, Assistant Professor of Sociology
Purdue University
"Bad Apples or Bad Orchards? An Organizational Analysis of Educator Cheating on Standardized Accountability Tests"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, March 4, 2013
Elizabeth Armstrong
, Professor of Sociology
University of Michigan
"Paying for the Party: How College Maintains Inequality"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, March 25, 2013
Bill Carbonaro
, CREO Assistant Director & Associate Professor of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
"Socioeconomic Inequality in Achievement Growth: Who Wins and Loses from Cumulative Advantage Processes"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, April 8, 2013
Joe Waddington
, IEI Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Notre Dame
"Urban Catholic Schools in Expanding Charter School Market: Enrollment Shifts & School Closures"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall

Monday, April 22, 2013
Bill Carbonaro, CREO Asst. Director & Professor of Sociology
Jon Schwarz, CREO Graduate Student
Nicole Perez, CREO Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame
"You're on my Radar....An Audit Study of Race, Schooling, and Job Callbacks among High School Graduates"
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
 

Monday, May 6, 2013
Mark Berends
, CREO Director, RCEP Director, & Professor of Sociology
University of Notre Dame
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall


Monday, September 9, 2013

Megan Austin, CREO Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame
"A School-Based Perspective on How School Voucher Programs Affect Student Outcomes"
Joseph Workman, CREO Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame
"Sibship Size in Context: Historical, Religious, and Intra-Familial Variations"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, September 16, 2013
Jennifer Flashman,
CREO Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Notre Dame
"That's What Friends Are For? The Role of Friends in the Maintenance of Socioeconomic Achievement Gaps"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, September 23, 2013
Jonathan Schwarz,
CREO Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame
"Win One for the GPA: Big Time College Sports & Student Academic Gaps"
Mary Kate Blake, CREO Graduate Student
University of Notre Dame
"Beliefs and Behaviors: Net Racial Differences in College Enrollment"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, October 7, 2013
S. Michael Gaddis,
RWJF Scholar in Health Policy
University of Michigan
"A Matter of Degrees: Educational Credentials and Race and Gender Discrimination in the Labor Market"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Monday, November 11, 2013
Jennifer Flashman

CREO Postdoctoral Research Associate
University of Notre Dame
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Friday, November 15, 2013
Deborah Loewenberg Ball

William H. Payner Collegiate Professor in Education,
Arthur F. Thurnau Professor & Dean
University of Michigan
"Teacher Effectiveness & Evaluation"
Remick Commons, Carole Sandner Hall
10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.


Monday, November 25, 2013

Amy Langenkamp, Assistant Professor of Sociology, CREO
University of Notre Dame
"Latino Parents' Educational Aspirations"
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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2012

Monday, November 26, 2012
Megan Andrew,
Assistant Professor, CREO & Department of Sociology, University of Notre Dame
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
The Coleman Room, #1024 Flanner Hall


Monday, December 3, 2012
Rob Warren,
Professor of Sociology,
University of Minnesota
"Do Different Methods for Modeling Age-Graded Trajectories Yield the Same Results?"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
G-20 Flanner Hall


Monday, October 22, 2012
Sam Lucas,
Professor, Department of Sociology
University of California @ Berkeley
Discrimination and Education in the United States
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Remick Commons, Carole Sandner Hall
 

Monday, October 8, 2012
Michael Hout,
Natalie Cohen Professor of Sociology & Demography, University of California, Berkeley
Sustainable Opportunity: Paying for College if the States Don’t
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Geddes Hall Coffee House


Monday, September 17, 2012
Jessica Calarco,
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology,
Indiana University, Bloomington
Training Squeaky Wheels: Social Class and Parents’ Development of Children’s Self-Advocacy Skills”
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
G-2- Flanner Hall


Monday, April 30, 2012
John Merrow, Education Journalist, PBS "Learning Matters"

3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Remick Commons, Carole Sandner Hall


Monday, April 23, 2012
Anna Haskins,
CREO Research Visitor, Ph.D. Candidate at the University of Wisconsin-Madison
"Unintended Consequences of Mass Imprisonment: Effects of Paternal Incarceration on Child School Readiness"
3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
#1024 Flanner Hall, The Coleman Room


Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Diane Ravitch,
Professor of Education, New York University
Presidential Education Forum: "Is There a Crisis in Public Education?"
7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m.
McCartan Courtroom, Notre Dame Law School


Monday, March 26, 2012
Pauline Lipman,
Professor of Policy Studies in the College of Education, University of Illinois-Chicago
Henkels Lecture Series: "The New Political Economy, Race, & Education Reform"
4:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m.
Eck Visitors' Center Auditorium


Friday, March 9, 2012
Terry Moe,
the William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
"The Political Economy of k-12 Education Reform"
12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m.
Remick Commons of Carole Sandner Hall


Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Mike Flanagan,
Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction
"Education Reform-mongering: A Practitioners' Perspective"
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m.
Remick Commons of Carole Sandner Hall


Monday, February 6, 2012
Thomas DiPrete,
The Giddings Professor of Sociology, Columbia University
"Peers and the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement"
3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
310 Jordan Hall of Science

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