Interdisciplinary Training Seminar in Education Sciences
Education and Health: Causes and Consequences
Adam Gamoran, Sociology 875
Fridays 12:00-1:30 p.m.
Room 259, Education Sciences bldg
SCHEDULE OF MEETINGS AND READINGS
Alyn Turner, Sociology, “Issues in Social Research on Education and Health.”
September 10 :
David Weimer, Political Science, “Medical Governance and Evidence-Based Medicine.”
September 17 :
Paul Moberg, Population Health Sciences, “Recovery High Schools to Support Adolescents Recovering from Substance Abuse: Studying Feasibility and Effectiveness.”
Hiren Nisar, Economics, “Do Charter Schools Improve Student Achievement?”
October 1 :
Barbara Wolfe, Economics and La Follette School of Public Affairs, "Increasing Our Understanding of the Tie between Income and Health."
October 8 : NO MEETING
October 10 & 11:
Conference on Child Health and Well-Being
Pyle Center, 702 Langdon, room 226
(co-sponsored by ITP and the Institute for Research on Poverty). ITP Fellows to attend at least one session of the conference.
October 15 :
Katherine Magnuson, Social Work, “Discussion of the Conference on Child Health and Well-Being.”
October 22 :
October 29 :
Steven Alvarado, Sociology, "The Effect of Obesity on Educational Outcomes."
Michelle Robinson, Sociology, "FAST and Child Outcomes: Exploring the Roles of Social and Emotional Capital for Children's Socio-emotional Development."
Tim Classen, Economics, Loyola University Chicago, "Adolescent Obesity and Education Accumulation."
Alberto Palloni, Sociology, "Maternal and Infant Health of the Mexican-Origin Population in the United States: The Role of Acculturation, Duration, and Selection."
November 26: No Meeting – Thanksgiving
Colleen Moore, Psychology, "Pollutant Exposure Can Affect Children's School Performance: A Brief Overview."
December 10 :
Adam Gamoran, Sociology, "Summing Up."
Classen, T. J. (2009). Obesity and Educational Attainment. Unpublished ms.
Classen, T. J. (2009). The Effect of Relative Weight Status on Education Accumulaiton. Unpublished ms.
Diehl, D. (2003). "Recovery High School," in The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation To Improve Health and Health Care, V.
Fletcher, J., & Wolfe, B. (2010). Increasing Our Understanding of the Health-Income Gradient. Unpublished ms.
Miranda, M. L., Kim, D., Galeano, A. O., Paul, C. J., Hull, A. P., & Morgan, S.P. (2007). "The Relationship between Early Childhood Blood Lead Levels and Performance on End-of-Grand Tests." Environmental Health Perspectives, 115 (8): 1242-1247.
Moberg, D. P., & Finch, A. J. (2008). Recovery High Schools: A Descriptive Study of School Programs and Students. Journal of Groups in Addiction & Recovery, 2.
Moore, C. K. (2003). "Lead and the Roots of Environmental Controversies." Chapter 1 in Silent Scourge: Children, Pollution, and Why Scientists Disagree. Oxford University Press, pp. 1-48.
Nisar, H. (2010). Do Charter Schools Improve Student Achievement? Unpublished ms.
Smith, A. (2005). Comment on Stephen Stansfeld et al. Lancet, 366: 715-717.
Stansfeld, S. A., Berglund, B., Clark, C., Pischer, P., Ohrstrom, E., Haines, M. M., Head, J., Hygge, S., van Kamp, I., Berry, B. F. (2005). "Aircraft and Road Traffic Noise and Children's Cognition and Health: A Cross-National Study." Lancet, 365: 1942-49.
Weimer, D. L. (2010). Governance and Evidence-Based Medicine: Lessons from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network. Unpublished ms.