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Faculty Associate Sandra Russ Recognized as a Distinguished University Professor

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The Schubert Center congratulates Faculty Associate Sandra Russ on her appointment to Distinguished University Professor. The designation of Distinguished University Professor is the highest honor that the university bestows on faculty members. Dr. Russ is a clinical child psychologist whose research focuses on how pretend play and creativity are linked to child development. Read [ more]

Schubert Center Director and Faculty Associates Receive $2.3 Million to Examine Neighborhood Influence on Child Maltreatment

Schubert Center Director, Jill Korbin, along with faculty associates Jim Spilsbury, Claudia Coulton and David Crampton received a $2.3 million grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development to investigate how neighborhoods influence child maltreatment rates. Led by Principal Investigator, Jim Spilsbury, the team of researchers [ more]

Schubert Policy Director Leads Workshop on School Discipline Practices at OACCA Advocacy Conference

On April 29, Schubert Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, along with Monica Ellis from the Ohio Office of Criminal Justice Services and Jane Wood from OhioGuidestone, conducted a workshop on school discipline practices at the Ohio Association of Child Caring Agencies, Inc.’s (OACCA) 2014 Advocacy Conference. The workshop highlighted how current Zero Tolerance [ more]

Schubert Center Policy Director Participates in Panel Discussion for the Office of the Ohio Public Defender

Cash for Kids Panel

Photo: Kids for Cash panel On April 22, the Office of the Ohio Public Defender hosted a screening of the documentary Kids for Cash in Columbus, Ohio. Kids for Cash tells the story of two Pennsylvania judges who were receiving judicial kickbacks in return for imposing harsh sentences on juveniles [ more]

Schubert Center Policy Director Presents The Bridge to Somewhere Work at Blueprints Conference

Blueprints conference april 2014

From left to right: Marcia Egbert, Patrick Kanary, Gabriella Celeste On Tuesday, April 15, Schubert Center Policy Director, Gabriella Celeste, along with Patrick Kanary from the Center for Innovative Practices and Marcia Egbert from the Gund Foundation presented on The Bridge to Somewhere at the Blueprints Conference in Denver, [ more]