AERA’s Tenth Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research – Attend or Watch Livestream

October 17, 2013

The American Education Research Association (AERA) will host the tenth Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research: A New Civil Rights Agenda for American Education, on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. in Washington, DC (full details).

Gary Orfield, Ph.D., Distinguished Research Professor at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) will present Creating Opportunity in a Stratified Multiracial Nation. Orfield is an expert in civil rights, education policy, urban policy, and minority opportunity. His research has focused on the impact of policy decisions on equal opportunity for success in American society. Orfield co-founded and directed the Harvard Civil Rights project and presently serves as co-director of the Civil Rights Project/Proyecto Derechos Civiles at UCLA.

The Brown Lecture Series was started by AERA in 2004 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision, in which the U.S. Supreme Court considered scientific research in issuing its landmark ruling. Featured each year at the Annual Brown Lecture in Education Research is a distinguished scholar whose work exemplifies the role of research in advancing understanding of equality and equity in education.  Webcasts for past lectures are available on AERA’s website.

There is still time to RSVP (by email or phone 202-238-3234) to attend or sign up to watch Livestream. A reception will follow the lecture. 

The Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center
Amphitheater, Concourse Level
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, D.C.