The APPAM Fall Research Conference, the key conference of the year for policy researchers from around the world, is next week in Miami. Attendees convene to both present and learn about research on current and emerging policy and management issues from 14 different policy areas. This year’s conference program is centered around the theme, “The Golden Age of Evidence-Based Policy.”
CHASP director Cynthia Osborne and faculty associates Angela Evans and Paul von Hippel are participating throughout the conference:
- Angela Evans will be finishing her term as APPAM Past President as well as moderating roundtable, “Transforming Research and Analysis to Action: Engagement Across the Academic and Policy Divide” (11/12/15, 10:15am) and chairing panel “Getting Research Used in Government” (11/14/15, 8:30am).
- Cynthia Osborne will be presenting papers “Engaging Fathers: Expanding the Scope of Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs” (11/12/15, 8:30am), “Challenges of Serving and Retaining High-Risk Families in Evidence-Based Home Visiting Programs” (11/12/15, 10:15am), and “Exploring the Role of Fathers’ Birth Presence in Mothers’ Mental Health Outcomes” (11/14/15, 8:30am)
- Paul von Hippel will be presenting paper, “Seeking Exceptional Teacher Preparation Programs Among Many Noisy Estimates: The Danger of Being Fooled By Randomness,” (11/12/15, 1:45pm; co-authored with Cynthia Osborne) and participating on panels “Supporting K-12 and College Students Academically and Financially” (11/13/15, 8:30am) and “Examining the New Teacher Contract: Compensation and Retention in the Context of Waning Union Power” (11/13/15, 10:15am).