The Duke Office of Civic Engagement maintains this calendar as a compilation of various Duke events related to civic engagement. The listed events are sponsored by offices, departments, and clubs across the university and are not necessarily organized by DOCE. If you have an event you would like to add to our calendar, please email us.
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Not Too Late: The Promise of Social Programs for Adolescents
September 25, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Join the Duke Center for Child and Family Policy for the Sulzberger Distinguished Lecture Series featuring Jon Guryan. Jonathan Guryan is an associate professor of human development and social policy and chair of the Northwestern’s Institute of Policy Research’s Program on Education Policy. His work spans various topics related to labor markets, education policy, and social interaction. Guryan’s research interests include the causes and consequences of racial inequality, the development of skills and human capital in both early childhood and adolescence, the labor market for teachers, social interactions in the workplace, youth violence, and lottery gambling. In recent projects, he has investigated the effectiveness of an individualized, intensive math-instruction program, and the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy based interventions for at-risk youth.