Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School

Wednesday, February 28, 2018
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

 

Free Event

The fourth edition of the lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” will feature four faculty members and two Ph.D. candidates from the Gevirtz School giving no more than an eight-minute talk each about their research or work that is shaping education. This edition in particular will feature topics ripped from the current headlines, examining issues like DACA, post-disaster mental health, and how to create healthy masculine identities in the age of #metoo. A reception in the Faulkner Gallery will follow immediately after the presentations.

Presenters and titles for February 28:

Richard Durán, Professor, Department of Education, “Changes in the Demographics of the US Workforce and the Latinx Higher Education Imperative”

Erika Felix, Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, “Supporting Child and Family Mental Health Recovery Post-Disaster”

Sue Johnson, Lecturer with Security of Employment, Department of Education, Coordinator, CalTeach/Science Math Initiative, Brain-Based Teaching and Learning”

Jasmine McBeath, Doctoral student, Department of Education, M.A. from the Gevirtz School, “Community-Oriented Making: Engineering Change”

Ana Romero Morales, Doctoral student, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, M.A from Loyola Marymount University, “Voices of Undocumented Siblings: Stories of Gratitude, Closeness, and Empowerment”

Steven Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, “Boyhood in the Age of Weinstein and Trump”