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

Thursday, February 16, 2017
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM


Free Event

The debut of a new lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” will feature eight faculty and alumni from the Gevirtz School giving no more than an eight-minute talk each about their research that is shaping education.

Presenters and titles:

Jason Duque, “To Solve Educational Problems, Don’t Focus on Them”
Tania Israel, “Free Your Mind: Unlearning LGBT Stigma”
Don Lubach, “Jet Fuel into the Upward Mobility Machine: A Course for Transfer Students”
Andrew Maul, “Educational Testing and Psychological Measurement: One Hundred Years Gone Astray?”
Yukari Okamoto, “Speaking of Numbers…Does Language Matter?”
Russell Rumberger, “Ensuring High School Graduation for All”
Jill Sharkey, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in School and Mental Health Systems & Overrepresentation of Youth of Color in Juvenile Justice”
Ty Vernon, “Fitting In: How the Need to Belong Impacts Everything”