UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz Graduate School of Education invites you to the debut of a new lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” which will take place Thursday, February 16 at 7:00 p.m. at the Faulkner Gallery at the Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu Street. The event 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, Senior Lecturer with Security of Employment, Department of Education and Teacher Education Program, “To Solve Educational Problems, Don’t Focus on Them”
- Tania Israel, Professor and Chair, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, “Free Your Mind: Unlearning LGBT Stigma”
- Don Lubach, Associate Dean of Students and GGSE Lecturer, “Jet Fuel into the Upward Mobility Machine: A Course for Transfer Students”
- Andrew Maul, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, “Educational Testing and Psychological Measurement: One Hundred Years Gone Astray?”
- Yukari Okamoto, Professor, Department of Education, “Speaking of Numbers…Does Language Matter?”
- Russell Rumberger, Emeritus Professor, Department of Education, “Ensuring High School Graduation for All”
- Jill Sharkey, Lecturer with Security of Employment, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in School and Mental Health Systems & Overrepresentation of Youth of Color in Juvenile Justice”
- Ty Vernon, Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology, “Fitting In: How the Need to Belong Impacts Everything”
While the event is free and open to the public, the Graduate School of Education asks that attendees RSVP for planning purposes to: [email protected]. Please put “Fast & Curious” in the subject line.