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The Johns Hopkins Institute for Policy Studies (IPS) organizes seminars devoted to cutting edge social policy analysis and research. Call 410-516-7174 for seminar location and time. Please check back frequently for newly scheduled events. 

2012-2013 Social Policy Seminars: Archive of Slides and Podcasts

December 13, 2012
Diane Schanzenbach, Ph.D.
Associate Professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University
“How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence from Project STAR.”

Slides
Audio recording

October 18, 2012
Stephen Parente, MPH, MS, Ph.D.
Minnesota Insurance Industry Chair of Health Finance in Carlson School of Management and the Director of the Medical Industry Leadership Institute at the University of Minnesota.
"The Evolution of Health Care Reform: Are We There Yet?" 

Slides
Audio recording

Note: due to a recording error, only the first 48 minutes of this talk were recorded.

September 20, 2012
Ingrid Gould Ellen, Ph.D.
Professor of Public Policy and Urban Planning at New York University's Wagner School of Public Service and co-director of the Furman Center for Real Estate and Public Policy.
"What Explains Population Growth in Cities and Neighborhoods?"

Slides
Audio recording

 

 

 

April 2010

Social Policy Seminar
Budget for a Declining Nation
Gene Steurle,
Institute Fellow & Richard B.Fisher, Urban Institute Washington DC
Monday, April 19, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building - Room 526

Social Policy Seminar
The Challenges of Accountability and Performance in the Information Age
Donald Kettl, Dean of the School of Public Policy, UM-College Park
Thursday, April 15, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building-Room 526

March 2010

4.09.09, Social Policy Seminar
"Relative Effectiveness of Teachers From Alternative Preparation Routes: Findings From Two Recent Studies"
Paul Decker, President, Mathematica Policy ResearchWashington, DC
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526

4.16.09,  Press and Public Policy Seminar
"NEWS AND CONTENT FIRST:PROTECTING WHAT MATTERS MOST"
Monty Cook, Editor – Baltimore Sun
Shriver Hall, Board Room
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.

March 2009

3.5.09 Social Policy Seminar
Does Debt Discourage Employment and Payment of Child Support? Evidence from a Natural Experiment
Carolyn Heinrich, Director, La Follette School of Public Affairs, Professor of Public Affairs, University of Wisconsin-Madison
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526

3.31.09 Noon Brown Bag Seminar
TURNING AROUND AMERICA: ORGANIZED LABOR’S ROLE IN THE 2008 ELECTIONS
Jane M. McDonald
, Executive Assistant, Executive Vice-President – AFL-CIO
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

February 2009

2.12.09 Social Policy Seminar
"Why Are So Many Americans in Prison?"
Steven Raphael; Professor of Public Policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Wyman Park  Bldg., Room 526

2.24.09 Noon Brown Bag Seminar
"Marriage Education for Low-Income Married Couples: An Overview of the Supporting Health Marriage Demonstration"
Daniel Gubits

Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Wyman Park  Bldg., Room 526

December 2008

12.10.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
“Examining the Relationship Between Depression and Employment for Low-Income Mothers”
ELISHA SMITH

Doctoral Candidate in Public Policy, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University, and Visiting Scholar Institute for Policy Studies, Johns Hopkins University
Noon-1:00 pm, Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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November 2008

11.10.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
"Advancing Out of Poverty: Social Class Worldview and It’s Relation to Resilience"
MELISSA ABELEV
, Doctoral Candidate,Tulane University
Noon to 1:00 p.m. Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526
For more information: 410.516.7174

11.20.08 Social Policy Seminar
"Heresy: Learning From Other Countries Health Care Systems"
GERARD ANDERSON

Professor, Health Policy & Management Director, Center for Hospital Finance and Management
Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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October 2008

10.02.08 Social Policy Seminar
" Revitalizing Distressed Urban Neighborhoods: rationale, Strategic Principles and Evaluation Approaches"

George Galster, Clarence Hilberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Geography & Urban Planning, Wayne State University
4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Johns Hopkins Faculty Club, Eisenhower Room
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10.13.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
"Using Public Policy Skills in the Private Sector"
Barbara Lam, CFO, e.imagination, LLC, Baltimore, Maryland
Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526

10.16.08 Social Policy Seminar
"Race, Gender, The Achievement Gap,and Social Behavior Norms in U.S. Secondary Schools"
RONALD FERGUSON

Lecturer in Public Policy, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy
Harvard University
4:00 to 5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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10.23.08 Garrett lecture on Urban Issues
"Policing in the 21st Century"
WILLIAM BRATTON

Chief of Police, Los Angeles Police Department
6:30 p.m., Evergreen Carriage House
4545 North Charles Street
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September 2008

09.18.08 Constitution Day Celebration
Topic: TBA
JEFFREY TOOBIN
"The Election and the Supreme Court"

Writer for the New Yorker, Senior Analyst for CNN, Author of numerous books
110 Hodson Hall, homewood Campus
8:00 p.m.
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09.25.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
" If Contemporary Architecture is Art, Then Cities are Collectors: Linking Global Competition and Local Common Good"
DAVIDE PONZ INI

Postdoctoral Fellow in Urban Planning, Department of Architecture & Planning Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Noon – 1:00 pm, Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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09.25.08 Press and Public Policy Seminar
"How the Internet is Changing Political Journalism"
Charles Mahtesian, National Politics Editor for POLITICO

4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, Shriver Hall Board Room
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April 2008

04.01.08
"A Discussion with Mark Helprin"
MARK HELPRIN, Award-winning novelist, Journalist and Commentator
4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Shriver Hall,
Shriver Hall Board Room

04.03.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
"Overpriced and Underserved: How the Market is Failing Low-wage Baltimoreans"
ANDREA PAYNE, M.P.P., Policy Analyst, Job Opportunities Task Force
Noon – 1:00 pm, Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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04.10.08 Social Policy Seminar
"Three R’s to Get to Universal Health Insurance Coverage: Requirements, Restructuring of Financing, and Reinsurance"
KATHERINE SWARTZ, Ph.D. Professor of Health Policy & Economics, Harvard University, School of Public Health
4:00-5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526
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04.17.08
"It Could Be Raining: Hurricane Katrina from a Public Servant’s Perspective"
JULLETTE SAUSSY, M.D.,
Medical Director, City of New Orleans
Medical Director, New Orleans Fire Dept.
Chief Medical Officer, Office of Homeland Security and Public Safety
4:30 to 6:00 p.m.
Hodson Hall, Room 210

March 2008

03.06.08 Social Policy Seminar
"The Resilient City"
HOWARD CHERNICK, Ph.D. Professor of Economics, Hunter College and the Graduate Center of The City University of New York
4:00-5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526
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03.13.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
"Potential Solutions for Healthcare Disparities"
CHRIS GIBBONS, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Director Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute, Director, Center for Community Health (CCH)
Noon – 1:00 pm, Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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February 2008

02.07.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
“The Illusion of Certainty: Health Benefits and Risks”
Ed Bouwer, Ph.D.Professor and Chair, JHU Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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02.14.08 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
“Alternative Strategies for Reducing Poverty in the US ”
Barbara R. Bergmann, Professor Emerita of Economics, University of Maryland/American University
Noon – 1:00 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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02.14.08 Social Policy Seminar
“Paying the Tab: The Economics of Alcohol Policy ”
Philip Cook, Ph.D., Terry Stanford Professor of Public Policy Studies and Economics, Duke University
4:00-5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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02.28.08 Social Policy Seminar
"TBA"
RICHARD BURKHAUSER, Ph.D., Department of Economics, Cornell University
4:00-5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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November 2007

11.01.2007 Noon Brown-Bag Seminar
"Equity in Educational Policy"
Jane Sundius, Ph.D., Director, Development Program, Open Society Institute - Baltimore
Noon – 1:30 pm, Wyman Park Bldg, Room 526
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11.29.07 Social Policy Seminar
Topic: "Immigration Policy and the Economic Impact of Immigration"
George Borjas, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, Harvard University
4:00-5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526
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October 2007

10.04.2007 Social Policy Seminar
"Mixed Income Neighborhoods: Past, Present and Future"
Douglas Krupka, Ph.D. Senior Research Associate, Institute for the Study of Labor, Bonn, Germany
Clipper Room, Shriver Hall, 4:00-5:30p.m.
(Co-hosted with Departments of Economics and Health Policy & Management)
For more information: 410.516.7174
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10.18.2007 Social Policy Seminar
"Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? A Cautionary Tale"
Rebecca Blank, Ph.D., University of Michigan/Brookings Institution
4:00-5:30 p.m., Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526
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September 2007

09.18.07 Constitution Day Forum
"Is the Roberts Court on a Collision Course With America?"
Jeffery Rosen, Professor of Law, George Washington University Law School, Legal Affairs Editor, The New Republic
8:00 P.M., Hodson Hall, Room 110

09.20.07 Press & Public Policy Lecture
"The Journalism of Ideas"
Scott Stossel, Managing Editor, Atlantic Monthly
Clipper Room, Shriver Hall, 4:00 - 5:30p.m.
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May 2007

Thursday,May 10, 2007, 5:30 p.m.
Rebuilding America's Cities Speaker Series
Title: New Orleans: The Challenge of Rebuilding
Edward J. Blakely, MBA, Ed.D.
Executive Director for Recovery Management City of New Orleans
Johns Hopkins University's Evergreen House
4545 N. Charles Street

April 2007

Wednesday, April, 18, 2007, 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Revitalizing Government Discussion Seminar Series
Government Service: Challenges and Opportunities
Paul Volcker, Former Chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve
Eisenhower Room, The Johns Hopkins Club
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Thursday, April 26, 2007, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Noon Seminar Series
Can Foundations Alter Faculty Behavior: The Mellon Foundation's Graduate Education Initiative Ronald G. Ehrenberg, Ph.D., Director, Cornell Higher Education Research Institute, Irving M. Ives Professor of Industrial and Labor Relations and Economics
Wyman Park Building, Room 526
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March 2007

Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 1200 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Noon Brown Bag Seminar Series
Electronic Voting Security
Aviel D. Rubin, Pd.D., Professor, The Johns Hopkins University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Thursday, March 8, 2007, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Revitalizing Government Service
Mark D. Gearan, J.S., President, Hobart & William Smith Colleges Former Director, Peace Corps; Former Deputy Chief of Staff
Evergreen House
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February 2007

Thursday, February 8, 2007, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Social Policy Seminar Series
Meeting children’s needs when parents work
Jane Waldfogel, Ph.D., Professor, Columbia University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526
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Thursday, February 15, 2007, 4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Social Policy Seminar Series
National Security and the Media
Walter Pincus, Pulitzer Prize Winning Correspondent, The Washington Post
Levering Hall, Sherwood Room

Monday, February 19, 2007, 12:00 to 1:00 P.M.
Noon Brown-Bag Seminar Series
The city year action tank model and the future of national service
Adam Donaldson, M.P.P., City Year Baltimore
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

November 2006

Thursday, November 9, 2006, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Social Policy Seminar Series
Massachusetts Health Reform: The Key Issues.
John Holahan, Ph.D., Director, Health Policy Center, The Urban Institute
Wyman Park Building, Room 526
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Monday, November 13, 2006, Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Noon Seminar Series
The Current and Future Direction of Summer Learning Policies
Brenda McLaughlin, M.P.P., Deputy Director Ron Fairchild, Ph.D., Executive Director, Center for Summer Learning, J.H.U.
Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526

October 2006

Thursday, October 12, 2006, 4:00 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m.
Revitalizing Government Service Seminar Series
The Importance of Government Service
Diana Taylor, M.B.A., New York State Superintendent of Banking
Hodson Hall, Room 210

Thursday, October 23, 2006, Noon to 1:00 p.m.
Noon Seminar Series
"The Effects of Child Care Costs and Taxes on the Employment of Single Mothers: Evidence From a SIPP-CPS Matching Procedure"
Christopher Herbst, M.P.P., University of Maryland School of Public Policy
Wyman Park Bldg., Room 526

Thursday, October 26, 2006, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Social Policy Seminar Series
Economic and National Security Threats: What is the Policy Response?
Douglas Holtz-Eakin, Ph.D., Director, Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Council on Foreign Relations, Former Director, Congressional Budget Office
Wyman Park Building, Room 526
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September 2006

Monday, September 18, 2006, 8 p.m.
Our Undemocratic Constitution
Sanford V. Levinson, J.D., Professor of Law, University of Texas at Austin and guest speaker for JHU’s second annual Constitutional Forum marking Constitution Day.
Hodson Hall, 110
The 2006 Constitutional Forum is supported by the George Huntington Williams Memorial Lectureship and co-hosted by, the Department of Political Science, the Institute for Policy Studies and Johns Hopkins Government, Community and Public Affairs.

Thursday, September 21, 2006, 4:00-5:30 p.m.
Press and Public Policy Seminar Panel Discussion
The Transformation of America’s Daily Newspapers
Panelists:
Michael Hill, Reporter, The Baltimore Sun
Thomas Kunkel, Dean, University of Maryland Merrill School of Journalism
Howard Weaver, Vice President of News, The McClatchy Company
Moderator: Sheilah Kast, Host, Maryland Morning, WYPR
Clipper Room, Shriver Hall, Johns Hopkins Homewood Campus
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Monday, September 25, 2006, Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Innovation High School … The Challenge of Making it Happen
Marion Pines, Senior Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, JHU
Director, Sar Levitan Center, IPS
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Thursday, September 28, 2006, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Social Policy Seminar Series
America's Urban Crisis: Have Our Cities Turned the Corner?
Peter Salins, Ph.D., Provost, State University of New York - Albany
Clipper Room, Shriver Hall

May 2006

Wednesday, May 10, 2006, 12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
International Philanthropy Fellows Presentations
Oluwatoyin Akinwande Badejogbin, Nigeria
“Social Entrepreneurship: The Use of Social Enterprises as a Strategy to Advance Social and Economic Goals”
Rebecca Gitonga, Kenya
“An Exploration of the Management of Social Justice Philanthropy: A Comparative Study with Conventional Philanthropy”
Emmanuel Opati, Uganda
“A Comparative Study of American and Chinese Women’s Organizational Structure”
Cai Yan, China
Wyman Building, Room 526

Monday, May 15, 2006, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
International Urban Fellows Presentations
"Urban Planning of Pathways to and from Transit Stops"
Karin Berg, Goteberg, Sweden
"Urban Regeneration: Mixed Income Communities - an International Perspective "
Silvia Gullino, Torino, Italy
Wyman Building, 5th Floor

April 2006

Thursday, April 13, 2006, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Policy Seminar
Government Spending and Equality of Opportunity
Susan Mayer, Ph.D, Dean and Associate Professor, Harris School of Public Policy Studies, University of Chicago
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Tuesday, April 25, 2006, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Policy Seminar
New Drugs, New Services, and the Employment Picture for Persons with Chronic Mental Disorders
David Salkever, Ph.D. Professor Department of Public Policy University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

March 2006

Thursday, March 9, 2006, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Policy Seminar
Richard Murname, Ph.D. Juliana W. and William Foss Thompson Professor of Education and Society Graduate School of Education Harvard University
Hodson Hall, Rm 210

Tuesday, March 28, 2006, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Noon Seminar
How African American Is the Net Black Advantage?: Differences in College Attendance between Whites, Immigrants and Native Blacks
Pamela R. Bennett, Ph.D. Assistant Professor Department of Sociology The Johns Hopkins University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

February 2006

Thursday, February 2, 2006, 12:00 - 1:00 pm
Nonprofit Seminar
The Center for Civil Society Studies Listening Post Project
Lester Salamon, Ph.D., Director, The Center for Cicil Society Studies, The Johns Hopkins University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Tuesday, February 7, 2006, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Noon Seminar
Economic Analysis of Homeland Security Policies
Joseph Cordes, Ph.D. Director Ph.D. Program in Public PolicyGeorge Washington University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Friday, February 10, 2006, 1:00 pm
Special Lecture
ETHICS AND CAPITOL HILL: ARE THEY MUTUALLY EXCLUSIVE?
The Honorable Benjamin Cardin, U.S Congress (D) Maryland, Third District Former member, House Ethics Committee
Sherwood Room, Levering Hall

Tuesday, February 20, 2006, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Policy Seminar
Health & Sex Education Policy: What We Know & What We Need to Know to Design Efficient Public Policies
Rebecca A. Maynard, Ph.D. University Trustee Professor of Education and Social Policy Graduate School of Education University of Pennsylvania
Wyman Park Building, Room 526
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November 2005

Monday, November 28, 2005, 5:00 pm
Press and Public Policy Seminar
The Working Poor: Invisible in America
David Shipler, Pulitzer Prize-winning Journalist and Author
The Great Hall, Levering Union
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Monday, November 21, 2005, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Noon Seminar
Health and Opportunity Partnership: Will Health Promotion in Baltimore Youth Employment and Training Programs Lead to Better School and Employment Outcomes?
Freya Sonenstein, Ph.D . Director Center for Adolescent Health Promotion & Disease Prevention Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Thursday, November 17, 2005, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Policy Seminar
Moving to Opportunity: The Effects of Neighborhood on Low-Income Families
Larry Orr, Ph.D. Chief Economist Abt Foundation Inc.
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Thursday, November 10, 2005, 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Social Policy Seminar
Offshore Outsourcing: The New Competitiveness Debate
Ron Hira, Ph.D., P.E . Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Graduate Program in Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology
Wyman Park Building, Room 526
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October 2005

Monday, October 24, 2005, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Noon Seminar
Transforming the Nation’s High Poverty Secondary Schools from Dropout Factories to Engines of Social Improvement: A Community Based Approach
Robert Balfanz, Ph.D. Associate Research Scientist, Center for Social Organization of Schools, The Johns Hopkins University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Thursday, October 6, 2005, 4:30 pm – 6.00 pm
Social Policy Seminar
Housing Markets Hot, Housing Markets Cold: What Housing Cycles Mean for Baltimore and Other Cities
Richard Green. Ph.D. Oliver T. Carr, Jr., Chair of Real Estate Finance School of Business and Public Management, The George Washington University
The Eisenhower Room of the Johns Hopkins Club
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September 2005

Thursday, September 29, 2005, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Nonprofit Seminar
The Role of Nonprofits in International Development
Kathryn Wolford, President, Lutheran World Relief
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

Monday, September 26, 2005, 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Noon Seminar
Power, Knowledge, and the Role of Black Policy Experts
Floyd W. Hayes, III, Ph.D. Coordinator and Senior Lecturer Center for Africana Studies Department of Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University

Thursday, September 22, 2005
Press and Public Policy Seminar
NPR, Investigative Reporting, and the Future of Newspapers
Bill Marimow, Managing Editor National Public Radio
The Eisenhower Room of the Johns Hopkins Club
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Monday, September 19, 2005, 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
George Huntington Williams Memorial Lecture
Public Use vs. Public Benefit: What’s the Difference in a Word?
Richard Epstein, LL.B. James Parker Hall Distinguished Service Professor of Law; Director – Law and Economics Program, University of Chicago Law School
Hodson Hall Auditorium

Thursday, September 15, 2005, 12:00 – 1:00 PM
Noon Seminar
Public/Nonprofit Partnering in Homeless Services: An Exploration of U.S. Models and Their Applicability to Turin, Italy
Alessandro Minelli, International Urban Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies,The Johns Hopkins University
Wyman Park Building, Room 526

April 2005

April 26, 2005, 8:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
The Frank R. Kent Memorial Lecture in Journalism
William Keller, Executive Editor The New York Times
Shriver Hall Auditorium

April 19, 2005, 3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
No Excuses or No Explanations: Why Schools Can’t Do it Alone
Richard Rothstein Research Associate Economic Policy Institute and the Julius and Rosa Sachs Distinguished Lecturer at Teachers College Columbia University
Mergenthaler, Room 111
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March 2005

March 21, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
"Recent Developments in Economic, Community, and Workforce Development in East Baltimore" Marsha Schachtel, M.S., Senior Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies
Robert Giloth, Director, Family Economic Success, Annie E. Casey Foundation
Wyman Building , Room 526, Free and Open to the Public

March 8, 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
An Overview of Qualitative Methods: A Useful Tool for Policy Studies
Martha Ann Carey, Ph.D., Scientific Review Administrator, National Institution of Health
Wyman Building , Room 526, Free and Open to the Public

March 1, 2005, 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Work, Marriage, and Poverty
Ron Haskins, Ph.D. Senior Fellow, Economic Studies Co-Director, Welfare Reform & Beyond Brookings Institution
Wyman Building, Room 526, Free and Open to the Public
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Brown Bag Seminar
Does Science Have a Place in Environmental Policy?  Tales from the Interface
of Science Decisions
Thomas Burke, Ph.D.  Professor & Associate Dean for Public Health Practice
and Training
Monday, March 8, 2010
noon - 1pm
Wyman Building - Room 526
Brown Bag Seminar
Evidence-Based Reform in Federal Education Policy Making What Works What Matters
Robert Slavin, Chairman Success for All Foundation, Co-Director Center for Research on Education of Students Placed at Risk, JHU
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building - Room 526
Social Policy Seminar
Apply Game Theory, Tipping Models and Behavioral Economics in the Problems of Crime Control
Mark Kleinman, Ph.D. Professor of Public Policy, UCLA
Friday, March 26, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building-Room 526

October 2009

Social Policy Seminar
Scaling Great Ideas That Work: The Social Innovation Fund
Robert Grimm, Ph.D.
Thursday, October 1, 2009
4:00 to 5:30 P.M.
Wyman Building – Room 526


September 2009

Partnerships for Community & Economic Development Seminar Series
“State, Regional and Local Economic Development”
Richard Clinch,
Jacob France Institute, University of Baltimore
Marsha R. B. Schachtel, Senior Fellow, Institute for Policy Studies, JHU
September 11, 2009

Noon Brown Bag Seminar
Downtown Transactions: Commercial Development and Urban Revitalization from Stockholm to Baltimore
Lukas Smas, Ph.D.

Stockholm University
International Fellow in Urban Studies, 2009
Monday, September 28, 2009 
Noon to 1:00 p.m
Wyman Building – Room 526


April 2009

 

Social Policy Seminar
The Challenges of Accountability and Performance in the Information Age
Donald Kettl, Dean of the School of Public Policy, UM-College Park
Thursday, April 15, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building-Room 526
Social Policy Seminar
Budget for a Declining Nation
Gene Steurle, Institute Fellow & Richard B.Fisher, Urban Institute Washington DC
Monday, April 19, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building - Room 526

 

Social Policy Seminar
The Challenges of Accountability and Performance in the Information Age
Donald Kettl, Dean of the School of Public Policy, UM-College Park
Thursday, April 15, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building-Room 526
Social Policy Seminar
Budget for a Declining Nation
Gene Steurle, Institute Fellow & Richard B.Fisher, Urban Institute Washington DC
Monday, April 19, 2010
4-5pm
Wyman Building - Room 526