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Spring 2004

Linking the Two Ends of Life: What Gerontology Can Learn from Childhood Studies

Richard A. Settersten, Jr., Associate Professor of Sociology and Co-Director of the Schubert Center for Child Development, Case Western Reserve University

Sponsored by the Gerontology Ph.D. Program

Accountability and Ethics in Government and Public Policy

U.S. Senator Paul S. Sarbanes, Maryland

Sponsored by the Sondheim Public Affairs Scholars Program and the Department of Political Science

Is There Such a Thing as Women’s Issues in Politics–or Is This Idea Out of Date?

Panel discussion in honor of Women’s History Month facilitated by Kriste Lindenmeyer, Associate Professor, UMBC Department of History

Sponsored by the Department of Economics

Is There A Housing Bubble?

David W. Berson, Vice President and Chief Economist, Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie Mae)

Sponsored by the Department of Economics

Civil Liberties: Homeland Security Tradeoffs

Daniel W. Sutherland, Officer for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties, Department of Homeland Security

Sponsored by the Departments of Political Science and Public Policy

The Role of Think Tanks in Policymaking

Charles E. Metcalf, President, Mathematica Policy Research, Inc.

Sponsored by the Department of Public Policy

Fifty Years After Brown v. Board of Education

Freeman A. Hrabowski, President, UMBC

Low Lecture, Sponsored by the Department of History

Fall 2003

What Will It Take to Improve the Chesapeake?

Ann Swanson, Executive Director, Chesapeake Bay Commission

Co-sponsored by the Public Affairs Scholars Program

From Malaria to SARS: Disease, Society and the State of the People’s Republic of China

Ka-che Yip, Department of History, UMBC

Hugh Graham Lecture, Co-sponsored by the Departments of History and Public Policy

Child and Family Policy: Roles for Mayors and Other Municipal Leaders

Clifford Johnson, Director, Institute for Youth, Education, and Families, National League of Cities

Co-sponsored by the Public Affairs Scholars Program

The Role of the Campbell Collaboration in Improving the Link Between Research and Policy

Robert Boruch, Trustee Professor of Education and Statistics, University of Pennsylvania

Co-sponsored by the Department of Public Policy

Immigration and America’s Future

Interdisciplinary Studies Mosaic Roundtable, featuring UMBC faculty

Sponsored by the Interdisciplinary Studies Program

Time Use, Time Crunch and Work Time in America

Daniel Hamermesh, Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas at Austin

Eighth Annual Jack Mullen Lecture, Sponsored by the Department of Economics

Talking About Race, Learning About Racism: A Conversation for the 21st Century

Beverly Daniel Tatum, President of Spelman College

The W.E.B. DuBois Lecture, Sponsored by the Department of Africana Studies

Substance Abuse Treatment and Policy: Contributions of Research

Peter Beilenson, Commissioner of Health, Baltimore City Health Department

Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology