Brownbag Series - Winter 2015 Schedule
Time: Mondays - 12:00 to 1:00 or day/time posted below
Location: Education 2005, 2010, 3238, or alternate location posted below
Open to the Public 

Monday
January 12
12:00-1:15 pm
Education 2010 

Ulrich Trautwein
Director, LEAD Graduate School
Universität Tübingen
Hector-Institut für Empirische Bildungsforschung 

Topic: Homework: A Research Program

Friday
January 23
11:00-12:00
Education 3238 

Safoura Seddighin
Eliot-Pearson Department of Child Study & Human Development
Tufts University

Topic: Ready, Set, Robotics: Integration of New Educational Technologies into Early Childhood Education

Monday
January 26
12:00-1:15 pm
Education 2010  

Katariina Salmelo-Aro
Professor, Chair
Personality & Work Psychology Sector
University of Jyväskylä, Finland 

Topic: School Engagement and Disengagement: A Developmental-Contextual Model

Monday
February 2
12:00-1:15 pm
Education 2010  

Frank Bean
Chancellor's Professor, Director
UC Irvine Center for Research on Immigration, Population, & Public Policy 

Topic: Parents Without Papers: Membership Exclusion, Gender, and Mexican-American Integration

Tuesday 
February 3
11:30-1:00
Education 2010 

Stefanie Fischer
Doctoral Candidate
UC Santa Barbara Department of Economics 

Topic: The Downside of Good Peers: How Classroom Composition Differentially Affects Men's and Women's STEM Persistence

Monday 
February 9
11:30-1:00
Education 2010 

Robert Duncan
College of Public Health & Family Sciences
Oregon State University 

Topic: Using Qualitative Methods to Advance Developmental Research

Wednesday
February 11
11:30-1:00
Education 2010 

Melissa Kull
Lynch School of Education
Boston College 

Topic: Children's Physical Health Problems as Developmental Liabilities for School Readiness


Tuesday 
February 17
11:30-1:00
Education 2010 

Melinda Petre
National Poverty Fellow
University of Wisconsin
Administration for Children and Families 

Topic: Are Employers Omniscient? Employer Learning about Cognitive and Noncognitive Skills

Monday
February 23
12:00-1:00
Education 2010 

Greg Duncan
School of Education
UC Irvine

Topic: Fadeout in Human Capital Interventions: Death, Miracles, and Resurrection


Monday
March 2
12:00-1:00
Education 2010 

Katerina Schenke
Doctoral Candidate
UC Irvine School of Education 

Topic: Adolescents' Help Seeking inn Mathematics Classrooms: Relations Between Achievement and Perceived Classroom Environmental Influences Over One School Year

Friday 
March 13
11:00-12:00
Education 3238

Michelle Khine
Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Materials Science
UC Irvine School of Engineering
Digital Learning Lab Colloquium 

Topic: Inventing Inventors

Friday
March 13
12:00-1:30
Business One 2200

Ronald Ferguson
Harvard University

Topic: Elements of a Movement for Excellence with Equity

Friday
March 13
3:00-4:30
Business One 2200

Ronald Ferguson
Harvard University

Topic: The Influence of Teaching on American Adolescents’ Skills, Mindsets, and Agency: A Cross-Sectional Study of over 16,000 Sixth-to-Ninth Grade Classrooms