Calendar of Events
Maxwell School, Syracuse University


April 27, 2017 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Scott Imberman  Michigan State University, Department of Educational Administration

“The Roles of Neonatal Health and Race in Special Education Identification."  Abstract


The Lecture will be held:
2:00-3:30 pm
426 Eggers Hall
CPR Large Conference Room

April 28, 2016 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Richard Murnane from Harvard University.  “The Consequences of Educational Reform in Chile: Lessons for the U.S. School Choice Debate.”

The Lecture will be held:
3:30-5:00 pm
426 Eggers Hall
CPR Large Conference Room


April 9, 2015 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Douglas Harris (Associate Professor of Economics, University Endowed Chair in Public Education, Director, Education Research Alliance for New Orleans, Tulane University)

Dr. Harris will present the results from several of his papers on the question: What have been the effects of the New Orleans school reforms?  The papers can be found here.

The Lecture will be held:
3:30-5:00 pm
426 Eggers Hall
CPR Large Conference Room


April 24, 2014 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Charles Clotfelter (Duke University)

"Colleges and Their Customers: The Market for Baccalaureate Education in The Age of Merit and Disparity"

April 26, 2013 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series
Amy Schwartz (NYU Institute for Education and Social Policy)
"The Effect of Breakfast in the Classroom on Obesity and Academic Performance: Evidence from New York City"

April 5, 2012 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Henry Levin (Teachers College, Columbia University)

"The Utility and Need for Incorporating Non-Cognitive Skills into Large Scale Educational Assessments"


March 10, 2011- Jerry Miner Lecture Series

John Bishop (Department of Human Resource Studies at the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Cornell University)

"An Economic Theory of Academic Engagement Norms: The Struggle for Popularity and Normative Hegemony in Secondary Schools"

March 11, 2010- Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Bruce Baker (Graduate School of Education at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey)

"Exploring the Intersection of Within and Between District Disparities in Education"

"Premature celebrations: The persistence of inter-district funding disparities"
"Rearranging Deck Chairs in Dallas: Contextual Constraints and Within District Resource Allocation in Urban Texas School Districts"


April 16, 2009- Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Andrew Reschovsky (University of Wisconsin-Madison and Visiting Fellow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy)

"Modeling School Finance Reform"


March 27, 2008- Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Steven Rivkin (Amherst College)

"School Quality and the Black-White Achievement Gap"


April 5, 2007- Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Thomas Downes (Tufts University)

"Alternative Revenue Generation in Vermont Public Schools: Raising Funds Outside the Tax Base to Support Public Education"

April 13, 2006- Jerry Miner Lecture Series

James Wyckoff (SUNY-Albany)

"How Changes in Entry Requirements Alter the Teacher Workforce and Affect Student Achievement"

May 20-21, 2005 Teacher Quality and Teacher Retention

John Yinger and Jan Ondrich hosted the conference during the Spring Maxwell Policy Research Symposium.

April 28, 2005 - Jerry Miner Lecture Series

Leanna Stiefel (NYU Wagner Graduate School of Public Service)

"Disentangling the Racial Test Score Gap: Probing the Evidence in a Large Urban School District”