SESP Magazine

SESP Magazine Fall 2018

SESP Magazine explores the latest news and knowledge from the School of Education and Social Policy. Spring and fall issues focus on an important current theme.

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Eve L. Ewing on Leadership, Racial Trauma

Eve L. Ewing struggled as a black student at a predominantly white university. But as she learned to cope with the repercussions of racism, she also gained clarity about her relationship with higher education.

Spillane Coaches Education Leaders in Asia

Professor James Spillane delivered a keynote speech on school leadership and led a related workshop during the recent Global Education Leadership Summit in Bangkok.

Northwestern Hosts First Computer Science and Learning Sciences Symposium

Distinguished leaders and rising stars in computer science and learning sciences will explore the challenges and opportunities facing the field of education during the first annual symposium on computing and learning April 28- 30 at Northwestern University. 

Rosenbaum Receives Career Award – But Far From Slowing Down

James Rosenbaum’s ability to cultivate talented researchers and his passion for tackling pressing social issues recently earned him the Elizabeth G. Cohen Distinguished Career in Applied Sociology of Education Award from the American Education Research Association.

SESP Heads to Toronto for AERA

SESP faculty, alumni, postdocs and graduate students will be presenting at the 2019 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting April 5 through April 9, the world’s largest gathering of education researchers.

Alumni Honored With Golden Apple Award

Alumni Sara Blair Winter-Rosenberg (MS12) and Corey Winchester (BS10) received a welcome surprise in their respective classrooms when Golden Apple Foundation officials – along with colleagues, family, and friends -- flooded in to announce they’d won 2019 Excellence in Teaching and Leadership awards.

Vakil: Equity is More Than Inclusion

Computer science educators should think more deeply about the ethical, political, and social justice consequences of their work, Northwestern University’s Sepehr Vakil wrote in a commentary published in the March issue of the magazine Communications of the Association for Computer Machinery.

Eve L. Ewing to Host Loeschner Leadership Series Event

Chicago writer and sociologist of education Dr. Eve L. Ewing will discuss scholarship, leadership, and effective community activism as part of the Nancy and Ray Loeschner Leadership Series at Northwestern University.

SESP in the Media: March 2019

An ongoing, monthly roundup of appearances in the news media by School of Education and Social Policy faculty, researchers, and our community.

Sepehr Vakil Wins CAREER Award

Northwestern University’s Sepehr Vakil received the Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the agency’s most prestigious honor for promising young academics.