Research Speakers

Jan
27
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Naseemah Mohamed

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Global Policy Center
TBD
Jan 27, 2023, 12:00 PM

Naseemah Mohamed is a postdoctoral research fellow at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Global Policy Center at the University of Virginia. Her research is focused on the relationships amongst education, media, race, global politics, and violence in decolonial movements in Southern Africa in the 20th century.

Mar
24
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Wojciech Kopczuk

Professor of Economics and International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
TBD
March 24, 2023 12:00PM

Wojciech Kopczuk is a professor at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA) and the Department of Economics at Columbia University. Kopczuk's research focus is on issues related to tax policy and income and wealth inequality. 

Apr
07
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Antoine Banks

Professor and Associate Chair, Department of Government and Politics, University of Maryland
TBD
Apr 07, 2023 12:00 PM

Antoine Banks is a professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is also the associate chair and director of the Government and Politics Experimental Lab. His research interests include racial and ethnic politics, emotions, political psychology, and public opinion.

Apr
14
Faculty Research Speaker Series

Erdal Tekin

Professor, Department of Public Administration and Policy, American University
TBD
Apr 14, 2023 12:00 PM

Erdal Tekin is an economist with primary research interests in the fields of health economics and demographic economics. Within these fields, the main theme of his research is the economic analysis of risky behaviors and the consequences of prenatal and postnatal conditions and risk factors on the short and long-term outcomes of individuals on a multitude of domains including health, human capital, labor market, and crime.

Apr
28
Faculty Research Speaker Series

John Friedman

Professor of Economics, Brown University
TBD
Apr 28, 2023 12:00 PM

John N. Friedman is a Professor of Economics at Brown University, as well as a founding co-Director of Opportunity Insights. His studies the causes and consequences of inequality for kids, as well as policies to improve opportunity for children from disadvantaged backgrounds.