The Chicago Education Workshop Lecture Series

The Chicago Education Workshop Lecture Series
1200 noon until 120 pm
Stuart Hall - 5835 South Greenwood Avenue
Room 102 

The Workshop on Education alternates between two types of sessions: 

  1. The New Findings in Education section functions as a typical University of Chicago Workshop with detialed presentations, discussions and critical eveluations of new findings.  Presentations are presented by university faculty and students, as well as experts from other universities.   
  2. Methodology sessions involve student presentations of works-in-progress.  Discussion is aimed at helping colleagues plan theirnext steps.  

For additional information on the Workshop on Education Lecture Series, or to be added to the distribution list, or persons with disabilities who may need assistance, please contact Darnell Leatherwood, Workshop Coordinator at  

Stephen Raudenbush is the Committee on Education Chair and Faculty Representative. 

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Education Workshop are not scheduled Dec 6, Dec 13, Dec 20 or Dec 27.  
NOTE:  Please mark your calendars for the upcoming Winter Quarter 2017 Chicago Education Workshop Lecture Series  Our first Education Workshop
is scheduled Tue Jan 10, 2017 at 1200 noon, Stuart Hall Room 102.  

Workshop Schedule - Winter Quarter 
Jan 3 - Mar 18, 2017 

Jan 10 Sally Sadoff, Assistant Professor of Economics and Strategic
Management, University of California at San Diego 
Title: Differences in Motivation and Effort Across Students
Jan 17 David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy,
Professor, Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Title: Long-term Orientation and Educational Performance
Jan 24 James Murphy, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology,
University of Chicago 
Title: Belonging, Status, and the Informed Organization of Peer Groups
in American High Schools
Jan 31 Hot Topics in Methodology I, Stephen W. Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring
Distinguished Service Professor, Chair, Committee on Education, 
University of Chicago 
Feb 7 Hot Topics in Methodology II, Stephen W. Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring
Distinguished Service Professor, Chair, Committee on Education, 
University of Chicago 
Feb 14 Sarah Komisarow, Assistant Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, 
Duke University
Feb 21 Michal Kurlaender, Professor, Chair of the Graduate Group in Education, 
and Chancellor's Fellow, University of California at Davis 
Feb 28 Russell Skiba, Professor in Counseling and Educational Psychology, 
Indiana University at Bloomington
Mar 7 Magne Mogstad, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, 
University of Chicago 

Past Events
2016 Winter and 2016 Spring Quarter 

Jan 12 Ronald F. Ferguson, Harvard University
Jan 19 Robert Roeser, Portland State University
Jan 26 Juanna Joensen, Senior Research Associate
University of Chicago
Feb 2 Michael Dinnerstein, Department of Economics 
University of Chicago
Feb 9 Elaine Allensworth and Val Michelman
The Consortium at the University of Chicago
Feb 23 Chris Rozek, University of Chicago
Mar 1 Andrea Jenkins, University of Chicago
Mar 8 Jennifer Delaney, UIC at Urbana Champaign
Apr 5 Howard Bloom MDRC
Apr 12 Perla Gamez, Loyola University
Apr 26 Sue Sporte and Jennie Jiang
The Consortium at the University of Chicago
May 3 Na'ilah Suad Nasir, University of California at Berkeley
May 17 Elizabeth Gunderson, Temple University
May 24 Rebecca Hinze-Pifer, University of Chicago
May 31 Nolan Pope, University of Chicago