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Spring 2018 Schedule

Mondays 12:00 pm

SCANCOR (Ceras 123)


April 2

Organizing for Education: A cross-national, longitudinal study of civil society organizations and education outcomes

Patricia Bromley (with Wesley Longhofer, Emory University, and Evan Schofer, UC Irvine)

April 9

Competition and convergence? The impact of Soviet communism on West European social policies

Astrid Hedin

April 16


Nadin Skinner

April 23

The Rise of Diversity Management in Higher Education

Gabriela (Gabi) Gavrila

April 23


Lisa Overbey; Seungah Lee

May 7

Live and (let) die – organizational mortality and survival in US higher education in the 20th century

Mike Zapp

May 14

Research Agenda on Education Systems and Stratification

Jared Furuta 

May 21

Academic Sovereigns

Mitchell Stevens (with Charlie Eaton, UC Merced)

May 28

No workshop (Memorial Day)

June 4

Resistance in European Academia: From Individual to Collective

Liudvika Leisyte



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in SOC 311A / EDUC 387, "Workshop: Comparative Studies of Educational and Political Systems"