Fast & Curious: ED Talks

Monday, May 6, 2019 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

The next edition of the lecture series, “Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School,” will take place on Monday, May 6 at 7 pm at the Faulkner Gallery at the Santa Barbara Public Library, 40 E. Anapamu St. The event, which is free and open to the public, will feature three faculty members, two graduate students, and one alumna from the Gevirtz School giving no more than an eight-minute talk each about their research or work that is shaping education.
This edition in particular will explore topics relating to education policy issues, and feature speakers with unique inside knowledge of institutions. The Honorable Lois Capps—a Gevirtz School alumna—served as the U.S. Representative for California’s 24th congressional district from 1998 to 2017. Gevirtz School professor Michael Brown has served as UC provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs—in essence the UC system’s chief academic officer—since 2017.
A reception in the Faulkner Gallery will follow immediately after the presentations.
This evening will be the sixth in the successful series that began in February 2017. Videos of talks from the other evenings, which drew crowds of approximately 75 each, can be seen online (
Presenters and titles for May 6:
Keri Bradford, Doctoral student, Department of Education, “They Always Forget to Remember Us: Native Americans in College”
Michael Brown, Provost, UC Office of the President and Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, “The Best of Higher Education Offered on the Most Democratic Basis Possible”
Lois Capps, former member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Department of Education alumna, “Your Role in Federal Education Policy”
Michael Gottfried, Associate Professor, Department of Education, “Attending to Attendance: Myths and Learning Lessons”
Shane Jimerson, Professor, Department of Counseling, Clinical and School Psychology, “Providing Safe, Supportive, and Effective Schools”
Christopher Salem Ozuna, Doctoral student, Department of Education, “Are School-Based Dental Clinics Filling the Gaps for California’s Kids?”

Fast & Curious: ED Talks from UC Santa Barbara’s Gevirtz School


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