Fall 2020 Events


Opening Event
Taking the Measure of the Liberal Arts
Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Speakers
Anne Curzan, Dean, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts; Geneva Smitherman Collegiate Professor of English Language and Literature, Linguistics, and Education; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; University of Michigan | Bio
Janet Schrunk Ericksen, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean; Professor of English and Medieval Studies; University of Minnesota Morris | Bio
Chris Long, Dean, College of Arts & Letters; Professor of Philosophy; Michigan State University | Bio
Jacqueline Mattis, Dean, School of Arts and Sciences (SASN); Professor of Psychology; Rutgers University – Newark | Bio


Seminar 1 on Measuring the Liberal Arts
Measuring a Liberal Education and its Relationship with Labor Market Outcomes: An Exploratory Analysis
Friday, October 2, 2020

Speakers
Rayane Alamuddin, Associate Director for Research and Evaluation, Ithaka S+R | Bio
Daniel Rossman, Researcher, Ithaka S+R | Bio
Paul Courant (Moderator and Discussant), Edward M. Gramlich Distinguished University Professor Emeritus and Provost Emeritus, University of Michigan | Bio
Carol Geary Schneider (Discussant), Consultant, Lumina Foundation and President Emerita, Association of American Colleges and Universities | Bio


Seminar 2 on Measuring the Liberal Arts
The Value of Residential Liberal Arts Education: Lessons from COVID-19
Friday, October 23, 2020

Speakers
Richard Arum, Dean; Professor of Sociology and Education, University of California, Irvine | Bio
Jacquelynne S. Eccles, Distinguished Professor of Education, University of California, Irvine | Bio
Luise von Keyserlingk, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of California, Irvine | Bio
Timothy McKay (Moderator), Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education; Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Physics, Astronomy, Education, University of Michigan | Bio


Seminar 3 on Measuring the Liberal Arts
Measuring Liberal Arts Education: Recombination, Interdisciplinarity, the Topography of Knowledge, Representation, and STEM Outcomes
Friday, November 13, 2020

Speakers
Peter Bearman
, Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE); Jonathan R. Cole Professor of Sociology, Columbia University | Bio
Chad Borkenhagen, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE), Columbia University | Bio
Siqi Han, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Interdisciplinary Center for Innovative Theory and Empirics (INCITE), Columbia University | Bio
Kevin Stange (Moderator and Discussant), Associate Professor of Public Policy, University of Michigan | Bio