Conducting Research in Schools: Opportunities and Challenges

November 20, 2019
3:30 PM-5:00 PM

This panel discussion will feature school district representatives and faculty answering questions about how to develop, gain approval for, and implement research that takes place in school settings and that may involve students, teachers, and administrators. All Duke University students and faculty interested in research in schools are welcome to attend. Lunch will be served; please register so that we can plan accordingly.

Confirmed Panelists

  • Michael Gaffrey, Assistant Professor, Psychology & Neuroscience, Duke University
  • Amanda Hartness, Assistant Superintendent for Academic Services and Instructional Support, Chatham County Schools
  • Cherry Johnson, Director of Research and Grant Development, Johnston County Schools
  • Desiree Murray, Senior Research Scientist in youth trends, Child Trends; Senior Research Scientist, Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
  • Julie Spencer, Assistant Superintendent for Research and Accountability, Durham Public Schools
  • Kristen Stephens, Associate Professor of the Practice, Program in Education, Duke University
  • Holly Williams, Director, Main Campus IRB, Duke University

Moderator: Leslie Babinski, Director, Center for Child and Family Policy and School Research Partnership