Causes, consequences & potential solutions to the problem of educational disparities in the US: Perspectives from psychology, sociology & economics
Free and open to the public. Join in the conversation on Twitter #eddispartiites About the roundtable: This seminar will feature speakers from sociology, psychology and economics giving their perspectives on the causes, consequences and potential solutions to the problem of educational disparities in the United States. Each speaker will discuss their own work as it relates to educational disparities in the United States, also drawing on existing work from the field that has bearing on this topic. The seminar is designed to highlight how the various disciplines view and approach the problem of educational disparities and the advantages and/or limitations that these approaches have for finding potential solutions to the problem. The seminar will conclude with synthesis and discussion. Participants: Kerwin Charles, Deputy Dean and Edwin and Betty L. Bergman Distinguished Service Professor, The University of Chicago Stephanie Rowley, Professor of Psychology and Education, University of Michigan Angel Harris, Professor of Sociology, Duke University This event is co-sponsored by the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research and the Center for Public Policy in Diverse Societies at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.