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Friday, March 21 • 4:05pm - 5:25pm
FR4.XX Education in Community Contexts

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Moderator: Barbara Ferman (Temple University)

  • Connection, Collaboration and Context: CURA’s Path of Mutual Enrichment and Continued Relevance in Community-University Partnerships
    Patricia Cavanaugh, Carleton College

  • Border-Crossing and Risk-Taking: Teaching Student Resiliency through Community-Based Learning
    J.R. "Jones" Estes, Portland State University

  • Academic Achievement and Voter Behavior in Local School Elections: Evidence from a Field Experiment
    Vladimir Kogan, Ohio State University; Zachary Peskowitz, Ohio State University; Stéphane Lavertu, Ohio State University

  • The Flight Back In- Middle Class Parents that Opt Back into Struggling Urban Schools
    Cara Kronen, Borough of Manhattan Community College- CUNY

  • Constructing Race and Class in the Neighborhood School: Media, Gentrification and Schools
    Leslie Martin, University of Mary Washington


Patricia Cavanaugh

Carleton College

J.R. Jones Estes

Director, Freshmen Year Experience in University Studies, Portland State University
interests: culture (esp. discourse & media) and environmental policy, political economy of public policy, and activist scholarship

Cara Kronen

Borough of Manhattan Community College- CUNY
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Leslie Martin

University of Mary Washington


Stéphane Lavertu

Ohio State University

Zachary Peskowitz

Ohio State University

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Barbara Ferman

Professor, Temple University
Born and raised in Brooklyn (which is still the 4th largest city!), I had an early education about urban areas that was shaped by some very practical activities – turning empty lots into playgrounds, keeping the hand ball court for hours, dodging traffic, and learning the subway... Read More →

Friday March 21, 2014 4:05pm - 5:25pm CDT
El Rincon De Maria (Westin 1st Floor)