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Prof. Yamamoto Delivers Keynote Speech in Hong Kong

On June 25th, Dr. Yoko Yamamoto gave a talk titled "Socioeconomic Status and Parental Academic Socialization" as a keynote speaker at the Regional Workshop of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development held in Hong Kong.

Scholars and researchers in psychology, sociology, and social welfare from more than 40 countries attended the "Parenting among Asians" workshop. 

(Distributed July 18, 2019)

Prof. Wong Quoted in Boston Globe Article

Professor of Education Policy Kenneth Wong has commented on the latest development regarding the future governance of Providence school district in a Boston Globe article, noting that he thinks Mayor of Providence Jorge Elorza is taking the right approach by showing he’s willing to give up some of his own power in order to improve the district.

(Distributed July 11, 2019)

Profs. Jin and Yamamoto Publish in Asian Journal of Social Psychology

 Professor of Education Jin Li (left) and Visiting Assistant Professor in Education Yoko Yamamoto have co-authored an article, "Western and East Asian sociocultural learning models: Evidence from cross-cultural and immigrant groups," that will appear in Asian Journal of Social Psychology.

(Distributed July 11, 2019)

Prof. Wong Meets with Thai Education Delegates on Potential Exchange

On June 3, Brown UEP Director Kenneth Wong met with a delegation of education faculty from Chiang Mai University (CMU), Thailand. The CMU visit was hosted by Brown's Office of Global Engagement and its purpose was to explore potential exchange for faculty and graduate students between CMU and Brown. 

(Distributed June 13, 2019)

Prof. Kraft Publishes NY Times Op-Ed on Teacher Pay

Associate Professor of Education and William T. Grant Scholar Matthew Kraft is no stranger to studying teacher effectiveness and environments, including professional growth and school working conditions.

(Distributed June 13, 2019)

Brown Education Department Seeks Professor or Assoc. Professor of Practice

Brown University’s Department of Education seeks an outstanding practitioner to serve as Professor or Associate Professor of the Practice in urban education policy and strategic management. The initial appointment will be for a one-year term, which will be renewable for subsequent terms of up to 5 years.

 

(Distributed May 23, 2019)
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