Schedule for the 2004-2005 Academic Year


Methodological Issues in Studying Neighborhood Effects

Claudia Coulton, PhD
Lillian F. Harris Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Co-Director, Center on Urban Poverty and Social Change


Teenage Girls: A New Phenomenon? A Short History of Adolescent Girlhood in America

Renée Sentilles, PhD
Assistant Professor of History
Case Western Reserve University


Body Image and Dieting among Adolescent Girls

Mimi Nichter, PhD
Associate Professor of Anthropology
University of Arizona


When Girlhood Ends and Motherhood Begins: How Childbearing Transforms the Lives of Poor, Young Mothers

Maria Kefalas, PhD
Assistant Professor of Sociology
St. Joseph’s University


ADHD: Could It Simply Be a Case of Language Processing Problems?

Elizabeth J. Short, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology


Physical Illness: Lessons Learned

Dennis Drotar, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics
Director, Behavioral Pediatrics and Psychology


Mothers Under Siege: Reflections on Research, Policy, and Practice with Mothers with Children in Foster Care

Kathleen M. Wells, PhD
Professor, Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences


An Age Old Challenge in Theory and Practice: Age Integration and the Intergenerational School

Dale Dannefer, PhD
Professor of Sociology

Peter Whitehouse, MD, PhD
Professor of Neurology
Director of Integrative Studies, University Memory and Aging Center


Changing the Oral Health of Cleveland’s Children

James A. Lalumandier, DDS
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Community Dentistry

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