Other Series

WCER and its projects present lectures, workshops and networking series developed for a variety of audiences, including students, faculty, staff and colleagues of UW–Madison, as well as stakeholders, such as educators, public officials, community leaders and the interested public.

Current series include:

HOPE Lab Speaker Series

Interdisciplinary Training Program Seminar in Education Sciences

Practical Wisdom

This bi-weekly discussion series connects graduate students with peers and experts on topics integral to professional success in education research. Topics selected generally are not taught in common coursework, yet are necessary for success in an education researcher’s career. The series is jointly sponsored by the Wisconsin Collaborative Education Research Network (The Network), Interdisciplinary Training Program in Education Sciences (ITP) and Doctoral Research Program (DRP).

Qualitative Methods Group Lectures


CCWT | Panel discussion: College Students with Refugee Backgrounds Discuss Experiences with College and Careers

Matthew Wolfgram and panelists, Associate Researcher and Assistant Director, Center for Research on College to Workforce Transitions

May 25, 2021, 3 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation



Past Events

CCWT | A Discussion with Karin Brown on Challenges in the Recognition of Refugees’ Educational Credentials

Karin Brown, Executive Director & Senior Evaluator, One Earth International Credential Evaluations

April 27, 2021, 3 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | Girls of Color and PAR: Investigating Sex Education in Chicago Public Schools with the Womxn that Fight Research Team, Chicago, IL

TBD, TBD

April 26, 2021, 4:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


ITP |  ITP Fellows Internship Presentations

ITP Fellows, University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 23, 2021, 12- 1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


MSAN Consortium | Spring Educator Conference

The authors of the "Five Practices for Equity-Focused School Leadership," Sharon I. Radd; Gretchen Givens Generett; Mark Anthony Gooden; George Theoharis, Speaker affiliations include: St. Catherine University, Duquesne University, Columbia University, Syracuse University

April 19, 2021, 12:30 - 4:15 pm each day, VIRTUAL CONFERENCE PRESENTATION


SoE | Global Research Symposium Citizenship, Human Rights and Social Justice Education: Facilitating Positive Change Through Theory and Action

Michael Apple, with colleagues from Australia, Canada, China, Japan, Singapore, Professor of Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Policy Studies

April 16, 2021, 8 am - 12:30 pm Central Standard Time, VIRTUAL PRESENTATION


ITP | Using Inclusivity-Professional Development to Improve the Safety and Academic Achievement of Gender-Expansive Students

Mollie McQuillan, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin-Madison

April 16, 2021, 12 - 1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | A Discussion with Sarah Dryden-Peterson on Her Research and on the Civic Education of Refugees

Sarah Dryden-Peterson, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard University

March 30, 2021, 3 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | Participatory Action Research at the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems

Mrill Ingram, University of Wisconsin--Madison

March 29, 2021, 11 am Central Time on Zoom, ZOOM VIRTUAL PRESENTATION


ITP | Lecture by Educational Policy Studies Assistant Professor Ran Liu

Ran Liu, Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

March 26, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


ITP | Fellows Internships Presentations

ITP Graduate Fellows, University of Wisconsin--Madison

March 19, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | A Conversation with Jason Perry About Sports Management Internships at HBCUs

Jason Perry, Assistant Professor of Sport Management, Howard University

March 19, 2021, 11 am Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


ITP | Translating Science for Practitioners, Policymakers and the Public: Challenges and Opportunities

Lisa Fazio, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University

March 12, 2021, 12-1:30 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation


CCWT | Research Refugee Resettlement and Refugee Communities in Wisconsin

Paul Van Auken, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

February 23, 2021, 3-4 pm Central Time on Zoom, Zoom Virtual Presentation