Education Workshop - Winter 2023 Schedule

The Committee on Education Workshop is a combination of detailed presentations, discussions and critical evaluations of new findings.  Presentations are given by UChicago faculty and students, as well as experts from other universities.

 The Workshop on Education Lecture Series is held on Thursdays from 12:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. in Saieh Hall, Room 146

Date Name of Guest Speaker, Workshop Title Recent Publications
January 5th, 2023

Elizabeth Gunderson

Workshop: Childhood Spatial Skills: Sources of Variation and Educational Outcomes

Tracing the origins of the STEM gender gap: The contribution of childhood spatial skills

January 12th, 2023

Cintia Hinojosa

Workshop: How critical race narratives counter psychological and structural barriers to equitable public safety solutions

Examining the intersection of behavioral science and advocacy
January 19th, 2023

Sally Sadoff

Workshop: Sleep: Educational Impact and Habit Formation

Online Tutoring by College Volunteers: Experimental Evidence from a Pilot Program
January 26th, 2023

Julia Burdick-Will

Workshop: Anywhere But Here: Neighborhood Violence and Local School Preferences in Baltimore City

Socially-Structured Mobility Networks and School Segregation Dynamics: The Role of Emergent Consideration Sets
February 2nd, 2023

Tom Kane

Workshop: Have Income-Based Achievement Gaps Widened or Narrowed?

Have Income-Based Achievement Gaps Widened or Narrowed?
February 9th, 2023

Anjali Adukia

Ben Feigenberg

Workshop: From Retributive to Restorative: An Alternative Approach to Justice (joint with Fatemeh Momeni)

What We Teach About Race and Gender: Representation in Images and Text of Children’s Books

Would Eliminating Racial Disparities in Motor Vehicle Searches Have Efficiency Costs?


February 16th, 2023

Josh Dean

Workshop: The Effect of Formal Preschool in India

Reading Material: Augmenting State Capacity for Child Development: Experimental Evidence from India
February 23rd, 2023

Marisa Casillas

Workshop: Encountering and learning language in diverse childhood contexts

Reading Material: Learning language in vivo
March 2nd, 2023

Bianca Baldridge

Virtual Workshop: The Youthwork Paradox: Race, Youth Workers, and the Complexity of Community-based Education

Reading Material: The Youthwork Paradox: A Case for Studying the Complexity of Community-Based Youth Work in Education Research

For additional information on the Workshop on Education Lecture Series, to be added to the distribution list, or if you are a person with disabilities who may need assistance, please contact one of our Workshop Coordinators: Ari Anisfeld (, Michelle Madlansacay (, or Emilia Szmyrgala ( or Alex Koenig (

Stephen Raudenbush is the Committee on Education Chair and Faculty Representative.