Visitors Program

Fueling Innovation

 

 

The Incubator is proud to bring the following distinguished scholars to UChicago during the 2019-2020 academic year. Visitors will present and fine-tune their research on early childhood and scaling, forge new collaborations, and explore emerging lines of inquiry.

Visit dates and confirmed presentations are listed below, though additional visits, lectures, and seminars may be scheduled. Seating at most presentations is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Please plan accordingly!

Visitors will be available to meet with UChicago students and faculty with relevant research interests.

Please contact Liz Sablich at lizsablich@uchicago.edu to schedule a meeting with any of the visitors identified below.

Drew Bailey

Drew Bailey

Associate Professor, School of Education, University of California, Irvine

December 2 – December 6, 2019

Scheduled presentations:

Developmental Psychology Brownbag, December 2, 12:00 p.m., Foster Hall 505, “Complementarities between Early Educational Intervention and Later Educational Quality? A Systematic Review of the Sustaining Environments Hypothesis”

Chicago Education Workshop, December 3, 12:30 p.m., Stuart Hall 105, “Treatment effect forecasting: What is it, and why should you care?”

Ashley Darcy-Mahoney

Ashley Darcy-Mahoney

Associate Professor, Nursing, George Washington University

June 18 – June 26, 2020

Avi Feller

Avi Feller

Assistant Professor, Public Policy and Statistics, University of California Berkeley

May 11 – May 15, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Chicago Education Workshop, May 12, 12:30 p.m., Location & Title TBA.

Erika Hoff

Erika Hoff

Professor, Psychology; Director, Language Development Lab, Florida Atlantic University

Dates TBA

Zacharias Maniadis

Zacharias Maniadis

Associate Professor, Economics, University of Southampton

November 12 – November 21, 2019

Scheduled presentations:

Econ Department Experimental Seminar, November 12, 11:00 a.m., SHFE 112 “Can Biased Polls Distort Electoral Results? Evidence from the Lab and the Field.”

Workshop in Family Economics, November 15, 4:00 p.m., SHFE 112,”The Expert and the Charlatan: an Experimental Study on Economic Advice.”

Scott McConnell

Scott McConnell

Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota

November 4 – November 8, 2019

Scheduled presentations:

Chicago Education Workshop, November 5, 12:30 p.m., Stuart Hall 105, “Measurement that Matters: Aligned and Actionable Assessment to Improve Age 3 to Grade 3 Achievement.”

Jonathan Meer

Jonathan Meer

Professor, Economics, Texas A&M University

March 5 – March 11, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Econ Department Experimental Seminar, March 5, 12:00 p.m., SHFE 112, Title TBA

Mushfiq Mobarak

Mushfiq Mobarak

Professor, Economics, Yale University

May 19 – 22, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Econ Department Experimental Seminar, May 21, 12:00 p.m., SHFE 112, Title TBA

Seth Pollak

Seth Pollak

Distinguished Professor of Psychology, University of Wisconsin

April 14 – April 16, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Econ Department Experimental Seminar, April 16, 12:00 p.m., SHFE 112, “How neuroscience can supplement traditional social science approaches to understanding child poverty.”

Meredith Rowe

Meredith Rowe

Professor, Early Learning and Development, Harvard University

May 13 – May 14, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds, May 14, Location & Title TBA

Kjell Salvanes

Kjell Salvanes

Professor, Labor Economics, Norwegian School of Economics

October 17 – November 7, 2019

Scheduled presentations:

Lifecycle Working Group, October 23, 5:15 p.m., CEHD 180,“Mothers working during preschool years and child skills.”

Chicago Education Workshop, October 29, 12:30 p.m., Stuart Hall 105, “Status Traps and Human Capital Investment”

Anya Samek

Anya Samek

Associate Professor (Research), Economics, University of Southern California

September 3 – September 14, 2019

Fabio Tufano

Fabio Tufano

Associate Professor, Economics, University of Nottingham

June 14 – June 20, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Griffin Incubator Conference, June 18-19, Location & Title TBA

Hirokazu Yoshikawa

Hirokazu Yoshikawa

Professor of Globalization and Education, NYU Steinhardt

February 24 – February 26, 2020

Scheduled presentations:

Chicago Education Workshop, February 25, 12:30 p.m., “Experimental evaluation of an unconditional cash transfer for parents of 0-3 year-olds in the U.S.”