Past Speakers

Each year, a variety of academics come to Batten to share research with others in their fields.

September 2017

22
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Ariel White

Assistant Professor of Political Science, MIT

Misdemeanor Disenfranchisement? The Demobilizing Effects of Brief Jail Spells on Potential Voters

When
Sep. 22, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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15
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Manisha Shah

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Luskin School of Public Affairs, UCLA

Crimes against Morality: Unintended Consequences of Criminalizing Sex Work

When
Sep. 15, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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08
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Sara Heller

Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Michigan

Rethinking the Benefits of Youth Employment Programs: The Heterogeneous Effects of Summer Jobs

When
Sep. 8, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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April 2017

28
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Gregory Walton

Associate Professor of Psychology, Stanford University

Wise Interventions to Mitigate Excessive Discipline Problems in School: Teachers and Students As Two Avenues Into an Interlocking System

When
April 28, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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21
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Jonah Rockoff - CANCELLED

Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia Business School

Does Repeating a Grade Make Students (and Parents) Happier? Regression Discontinuity Evidence from New York City

When
April 21, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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14
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Anna Aizer

Associate Professor of Economics, Brown University

Lead and Juvenile Delinquency: New Evidence from Linked Birth, School and Juvenile Detention Records

When
April 14, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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March 2017

31
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Douglas Almond

Associate Professor, Columbia University

Gender and Perinatal Health Among 1 Million American-Born Chinese

When
March 31, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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24
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Dan Reiter

Professor of Political Science, Emory

The Politics of Military Leadership

When
March 24, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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17
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Maya Rossin-Slater

Assistant Professor, UC Santa Barbara

What is the Added Value of Preschool? Long-Term Impacts and Interactions with a Health Intervention

When
March 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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February 2017

17
Faculty Research Speaker Series

John Holbein

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Princeton University

Making Young Citizens: Rethinking Schools’ Role in Students' Civic Development

When
Feb. 17, 2017, 12:30 p.m.
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03
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Chris Warshaw

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science at MIT

Policy Preferences and Policy Change: Dynamic Responsiveness in the American States, 1936-2014

When
Feb. 3, 2017, 12:00 p.m.
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December 2016

09
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Todd Rogers

Associate Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

When Will Social Comparisons Discourage, Encourage, or Have No Impact?

When
Dec. 9, 2016, 12:00 p.m.
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