Schedule for the 2011-2012 Academic Year


Merging Research, Practice, and Policy in Addressing Children’s Exposure to Violence

Daniel Flannery, PhD Semi J. and Ruth Begun Professor
Director, Begun Center for Violence Prevention and Education
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences


The Bridge to Somewhere: How Research Made Its Way into Juvenile Justice Reform in Ohio

Gabriella Celeste, JD
Director, Child Policy
Schubert Center for Child Studies

Marcia Egbert
Senior Program Officer for Human Services
The George Gund Foundation

Patrick Kanary
Director, Center for Innovative Practices
Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences


Restoring “Function” to Children and Young People on the Path to Family and Community Revival

John McKnight
Professor of Education
Social Policy Asset-Based Community Development Institute
Northwestern University


Rethinking Child Protection

Michael Wald, LLB
Jackson Eli Reynolds Professor of Law, Emeritus
Stanford School of Law


The Blind Men and the Elephant?- Lessons Learned from the Longitudinal Assessment of Manic Symptoms (LAMS) Study

Robert Findling, MD, MBA
Professor, Department of Psychiatry


Parental Job Loss and the Implications for Children

Mark Votruba, PhD
Associate Professor
Weatherhead School of Management


When Cultures Collide: The Moral Challenge in Cultural Migration

Richard Shweder, PhD
William Claude Reavis Distinguished Service Professor of Human Development
University of Chicago


“Sometimes Hope is Enough” Performance, Moving Hearts Gallery, and Panel Discussion

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