Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series (WIES)

WIES is an interdisciplinary speaker series intended for educators and future educators across campus. It is organized by early career faculty members from across UW-Madison’s School of Education, with support from WCER, with the goal of bringing leading scholars to UW–Madison to share and discuss their work in education research. WIES talks take place every two weeks on Wednesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Wisconsin Idea Room of the Education Building.



Past Events

EPS | Education Research in Community: Reflections on Centering Youth and Families of Color

Julissa Ventura, Eujin Park, Jia-Hui Stefanie Wong, Asst Professor, Marquette University; Postdoc, University of Illinois at Chicago; Asst Professor, Trinity College, Hartford, CT

October 26, 2020, 10-11 am, Virtual Presentation


CANCELLED | Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture |  April 22, 2020

Thalia Goldstein, Assistant Professor, Applied Developmental Psychology, George Mason University

April 22, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


CANCELLED | Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture |  April 8, 2020

Michelle J. Bellino, Assistant Professor, University of Michigan School of Education

April 8, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WIES | Fostering Community-Engaged Partnerships to Develop, Evaluate & Disseminate Interventions

John Begeny, Professor of School Psychology, North Carolina State University

March 11, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WIES |Connections, Conversations & Communities: Engaging with the World’s Largest Collection of Type

Stephanie Carpenter, Assistant Director, Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum, Two Rivers, Wisconsin

February 26, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES | Beyond the “English Learner” Label: Recognizing Latina/o/x Students’ Multilingual Repertoires

Ramón Martínez , Assistant Professor of Education, Stanford University

February 12, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WIES | The Heterogeneity Problem: New Approaches to Parsing the Variance in Mental Health Research

Damien Fair, Associate Professor Behavioral Neuroscience, Oregon Health & Science University

January 29, 2020, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WIES Lecture | Visualizing Invisibility

Bohyun Yoon, Artist and Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

November 20, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WIES | Visualizing Invisibility

Bohyun Yoon, Artist and Associate Professor, Virginia Commonwealth University

November 20, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall


WIES Lecture | Design in Storytelling

Ellen Lupton, Founding Director, Graphic Design MFA, MICA and Curator, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

November 6, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building, 330 N. Orchard St.


WIES Lecture | History and Knowledge from Below: Living and Learning Otherwise

Targol Mesbah, Assistant Professor, California Institute of Integral Studies

October 23, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 159, Wisconsin Idea Room, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall, UW-Madison


WIES Lecture | Supporting Teacher Emotional Health: Reducing Stress and/or Improving Wellbeing?

Nathaniel von der Embse, Associate Professor, University of South Florida

October 11, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Room 253, Educational Sciences Building


Wisconsin Ideas in Education Series Lecture | Oct. 11 von der Embse

Nathaniel von der Embse, Associate Professor, School Psychology, College of Education, University of South Florida

October 11, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, Education Building, Room 159


WIES Lecture | Examining Relationships Between Group Hierarchy and Racial Identity Attitudes

Malik Boykin, Presidential Diversity Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Cognitive, Linguistic and Psychological Science, Brown University

October 9, 2019, 12 pm, Room 107, Brogdgen Psychology Building, 1202 W. Johnson


WIES Lecture | Metacognitive Awareness of Estimation Across the Lifespan

Clarissa Thompson, Associate Professor, Kent State University

May 1, 2019, 12:30 - 1:30 pm, L138 Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall