Wisconsin-Spencer Lecture Series
Tuesdays @ 3:00 – 4:00 pm
220 Teacher Education Building (unless noted)
September 19, 2006
Mary Haywood Metz, Professor of Educational Policy Studies
"Enriching Impoverished Models of School Organization in Contemporary Policies"
October 3, 2006
Michelle Turner Mangan, Doctoral candidate, Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
"Educational Policy Decisions in Wisconsin: Key Influences & Use of Research at the State Level"
October 17, 2006
Beth Graue, Professor of Curriculum & Instruction
Harry Brighouse, Professor of Philosophy and Educational Policy Studies
Geoffrey Borman, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis and Educational Policy Studies
"How do we know when school reforms result in 'better' schools?"
November 7, 2006
Simone Schweber, Goodman Assistant Professor of Education and Jewish Studies
"Sketching the Migrations of Subject Matter: The Holocaust as Taught Across Schooled Contexts"
November 21, 2006
Connie North, Dissertator, Departments of Curriculum & Instruction and Educational Policy Studies
Hilary Conklin, Assistant Professor, University of Georgia
"'Why can't you tell me what you saw?' A dialogic encounter with epistemological diversity"
December 5, 2006
Liam Goldrick, Director of Policy, New Teacher Center
Joseph Donovan, Communications Officer, WI Department of Public Instruction
"The Politics of Education: Perspectives from Insiders"
February 6, 2007
Clifton Conrad, Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis
"Whiteness and Studying Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Lessons from the Field"
February 20, 2007
Karen Tao, Doctoral Candidate, Counseling Psychology
"A Psycho-Socio-Cultural Approach to Understanding Doctoral Academic Persistence: Intersections of Identity and Environment"
March 6, 2007
Stephen Quintana, Professor of Counseling Psychology and Educational Psychology
Robert Enright, Professor of Educational Psychology
Colleen Capper, Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
"Striving for Social Justice within the Field of Education"
March 20, 2007
Hardin Coleman, Professor of Counseling Psychology, Associate Dean, School of Education
"Minority Student Achievement: A Resilient Outcome"
April 17, 2007
Adriane Williams, Dissertator Educational Policy Studies
"They Don't Know What They Don't Know: A Look at Class in an Urban Middle School"
May 1, 2007
Patricia Burch, Assistant Professor of Educational Policy Studies
Jerlando Jackson, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Analysis
Paul D. Toth, Assistant Professor of Curriculum and Instruction
"Establishing a Research Program: Beginning with a Dissertation Topic?"