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1230 Weill Hall
Ann ArborMI 48109-3091
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Tuesday, December 06, 2011
From Developmental to Prevention Science: Integrating Social-Emotional and Academic Learning to Reduce Educational Inequality
11:40 AM -  1:00 PM
Lecture by Stephanie Jones, Assistant Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Stephanie Jones is an assistant professor of education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her basic developmental research focuses on the longitudinal effects of poverty and exposure to violence on social and emotional development in early childhood and adolescence. In addition, she conducts evaluation research focusing on the developmental impact of school-based interventions targeting children's social-emotional skills and aggressive behavior, as well as their basic academic skills.

Friday, April 15, 2011
Understanding the Colors of Thai Politics Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker
12:00 PM -  1:30 PM

Thai politics has been in turmoil for five years. Politics has overflowed into the streets. Violence has increased. The army has regained a position of dominance. In this talk, Pasuk Phongpaichit and Chris Baker set these events into a context of long-run changes in Thai society.