Ecology of Education - Fall 2012 (10/17 & 11/14)
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 4:00 PM (EST)
Join us for an annual series of unique lectures showcasing the Graduate School of Education and Human Development’s new and early-career faculty and introducing their innovative research.
Featured this fall:
October 17 // Dr. Lionel Howard
Marvin Center, room 301, 4 p.m.
“The Schooling of African-American Male Students: The Role of Male Teachers and School Administrators”
Dr. Howard’s research interests include gender identity development and socialization, motivation and academic achievement, and research methods. Currently, he is co-principal investigator of a longitudinal study that examines gender, race, and identity development in African American youth. He is also co-principal investigator of a qualitative study that exams identity development and academic achievement. during the formative years of development.
November 14 // Dr. Laura Engel
Marvin Center, Room 301, 4 p.m.
“Indicators of Quality Education and the Dominance of PISA: Reflections from Europe”
Dr. Engel’s research focuses on globalization and its implications for education policy and governance, the policy uses of international large-scale assessments, and issues of social cohesion, citizenship, and immigration in Europe and the EU. She has published journal articles and book chapters on these topics, including the 2009 book, New State Formations in Education Policy: Reflections from Spain.